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The seaside town of Felixstowe sits within the county of Suffolk on the east coast of England. We are around 12 miles east from the county town of Ipswich, and approximately 90 miles north east of London.


By Train: Greater Anglia operate a regular hourly service from Ipswich throughout the day (around 30 minutes journey time) to the unmanned train station at Felixstowe. At Ipswich you can join mainline services to London (Liverpool Street Station) and Norwich, plus routes west to Bury St. Edmunds, Cambridge and The Midlands/North of England. For further information (including timetables) please visit


By Bus: FirstGroup operate frequent bus services on routes 75, 76 and 77 between Ipswich and Felixstowe. In addition there is an express bus service, the X7, which runs at various times of the day from Monday to Saturday. For further information (including timetables) please visit


By Car: Felixstowe lies at the end of the A14 which runs west to Cambridge and The Midlands, joining the M1 and M6. From Ipswich, the A12 heads south to meet the M25 at London. There are several car parks in the town which serve both the main shopping area and seafront.

Felixstowe Rover Ticket - car park tickets are transferable between all the East Suffolk Council long-stay car parks in Felixstowe (Arwela Road, Brackenbury Fort, Clifflands, Convalescent Hill, Golf Road, Leisure Centre, Martello Park North, Martello Park South, Ranelagh and Sea Road). For example, buy a £2.00 all-day ticket in Ranelagh Road to do some shopping, then drive down to the seafront and park at any of the nine car parks for the rest of the day. Further details at


By Ferry:

The Harwich Harbour Foot and Bicycle Ferry runs from the John Bradfield Viewing Area at Felixstowe to Harwich and Shotley. It is the only public ferry service connecting Suffolk and Essex. The vessel runs daily from the 1 April to 1 November. Please visit the website for full timings and fares. It is advisable to buy tickets online in advance, or first come first served on board. The vessel carries a maximum of 58 passengers. The ferry will only operate in safe weather. 01728 666329.

A foot and bicycle ferry runs between Felixstowe Ferry and Bawdsey from the April to October. Weather permitting. 01394 282173/07709 411511.


By Bicycle: Felixstowe sits on Sustrans Route 51 (part of the National Cycle Network).

If you like cycling, download a copy of the Felixstowe Cycling Map below. Please note: this document is in pdf format, and you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view or print.

Felixstowe Cycling Map