Driving to Ipswich

The main routes into Ipswich are the A12 from Essex and London, the A14 from Cambridge and the A120 from Norwich.

Ipswich is a historic town with vibrant bustling town centre, so you may wish to use the excellent Park & Ride service to take you from the outskirts directly into the heart of the town. Park your car from FREE and catch Park & Ride bus into the town centre:

Parking in Ipswich

There are plenty of car parks in Ipswich to choose from, whether you want to park in the town centre or near the waterfront. Below is a list of car parks in Ipswich, always check the latest opening hours and prices before you visit.


Ipswich Blackfriars — 513 spaces Foundation St IP4 1BN | NCP

Buttermarket Centre 370 spaces Falcon St IP1 1SL | Cushman & Wakefield

Cardinal Park 600 spaces Grafton Way, IP1 1AX | Curson Sowerby Partners

Ipswich Cox Lane 182 spaces Cox Ln, IP4 1HT | NCP

Cromwell Square Car Park  64 spaces St Nicholas St, IP1 1UP | IBC

Crown Street Car Park — 536 spaces Claude St, IP1 3HS | IBC

Ipswich Portman Road — 65 spaces Portman Rd, IP1 2BP | NCP

Portman Road C Car Park — 562 spaces Portman Rd, IP1 2BP | IBC

Ipswich Tacket Street — 246 spaces Tacket St, IP4 1AU | NCP

Ipswich Tower Ramparts 103 spaces Crown St, IP1 3DH | NCP


Duke Street Car Park — 248 spaces Duke Street, IP3 0AQ | Ipserv

Fore Street Car Park — 30 spaces Fore Street, IP4 1JZ | IBC

Slade Street Car Park — 140 spaces Star Ln, IP4 1JY | Total Car Parks

St Peter's Dock Car Park — 100 spaces St Peter's Dock, IP1 1XH | IBC


The Hold Car Park — 14 spaces Long St, IP4 1LR | Ipserv

Regent Theatre Car Park — 73 spaces Cobden Place, IP4 2EA | IBC

The Wolsey Car Park — 160 spaces Civic Dr, IP1 2DX | Napier Parking