Buses to Colchester from Ipswich

The journey to Colchester from Ipswich takes just 37 minutes.

Buses operate 6 days a week with up to 9 services per day. Depending on the day of travel, the first bus departs Ipswich at 05:50.

Ipswich Buses schedule

Ipswich Buses operates between Ipswich and Colchester 6 days per week.

Service days Daily except Sunday
Services per day up to 9
Shortest trip 37 minutes
First departure 05:50
Last departure 17:54

Your questions answered

  • Is there a daily bus service between Ipswich and Colchester?

    No, buses run on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

  • How long is the bus trip from Ipswich to Colchester?

    The fastest bus to Colchester from Ipswich takes 37 minutes. Check the trip duration when booking, as the slowest bus takes 53 minutes longer.

  • How do I buy tickets for travel to Colchester from Ipswich?

    It's not yet possible to buy tickets for this trip directly from ByBus but we're working on it!

  • Which bus companies operate between Ipswich and Colchester?

    Ipswich Buses run buses to Colchester from Ipswich.

  • What time is the earliest bus from Ipswich to Colchester?

    The first bus to Colchester from Ipswich leaves at 05:50. The journey takes 37 minutes.

  • When is the last bus to Colchester from Ipswich?

    The last bus leaves Ipswich at 17:54, arriving into Colchester at 19:13. Get there in plenty of time so you don't miss it.

Onward travel from Colchester

Bus to Days Shortest trip Distance
  • Daily
16 minutes 4.8 miles
  • Daily
28 minutes 15 miles
  • Daily
55 minutes 21 miles
  • Daily
36 minutes 13 miles
  • Daily except Sunday
43 minutes 15 miles
  • Daily
56 minutes 17 miles
  • Daily except Sunday
39 minutes 16 miles
Marks Tey
  • Daily
13 minutes 6.0 miles