How to get here

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:

The Ipswich to Felixstowe line is part of the East Suffolk Lines community rail partnership. Further information available at:

By bus

FirstGroup operate frequent bus services on routes 75 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.

The Find my nearest East Suffolk page will help you locate car parks:

Where parking charges apply, East Suffolk Council operates the convenient and easy to use RingGo service. Further information available 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. 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 ferry will only operate in safe weather.

Tel: 01728 666329

A foot and bicycle ferry runs between Felixstowe Ferry and Bawdsey.

Tel: 01394 282173 or 07709 411511

By bicycle

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

To view the route visit:

View or download a copy of the Felixstowe Cycle Map via our downloads page.