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 working town centre, so you may wish to use the excellent Park & Ride service. Park your car from FREE and ride the bus into town:
Park & Ride London Road, Copdock (west Ipswich)
Park & Ride Martlesham, Martlesham Heath (east Ipswich)











Parking in Ipswich

There are plenty of car parks in Ipswich to choose from, whether you want to park in the centre of town, near the waterfront or are looking to spend all day in Ipswich.
Here is a breakdown of all the car parks in Ipswich town centre:

Crown Street IP1 3HS£1 per hour (Max. 5hrs between 8am and 2pm)£2 from 2pm (Mon-Fri) 
£1 from 8pm (Mon-Sat)
SUMMER SUNDAYS: Free for 3hrs (Sundays between 23 Jun - 29 Sept
Tower Ramparts
IP1 3DH
1hr = £2
2hrs = £2.50
3hrs = £6
3 - 24hrs = £15
LATE SHOPPER: 3pm - 11pm = £3
Buttermarket centre
IP1 1SL
1hr = £2
2hrs = £3.20
3hrs = £4.60
Over 6hrs = £15
FREE after 7pm
Duke Street
IP3 0AQ
£1.70 per hour
All day = £5.50

Cromwell square
IP1 1UP
1hr = £1.80
2hr = £3.10
3hr = £4.50
(Max. 3hrs between 8am and 2pm)

£2 from 2pm (Mon-Fri) 
Rose Lane
IP1 1XE
£1.50 per hour
All day = £6.20
Portman Road
Car park A
Car park B
Car park C 
IP1 2BP
£1 per hour (Max. 4hrs)
5hrs = £4.50
All day = £5
FREE after 8pm

St Peter's Dock
IP1 1XH
£1.30 per hour (Max. 5hrs between 8am and 2pm)£2 from 2pm (Mon-Fri) 
£1 from 8pm (Mon-Sat)
Fore Street
IP4 1JZ

£1 per hour (Max. 4hrs)
5hrs = £4.50
30mins = 50p
£2 from 2pm (Mon-Fri) 
£1 from 8pm (Mon-Sat)
Slade Street
IP4 1BZ
1hr = £1.20
2hrs = £2.20
3hrs = £3.20
4hrs = £4.20
(Max. 4hrs Mon-Fri)
24hrs = £3 (Sat & Sun)
Smart Street
IP4 1BP
£1 per hour (Max. 4hrs)
5hrs = £4.50
50p for 30mins
£2 from 2pm (Mon-Fri) 
£1 from 8pm (Mon-Sat)
Turret Lane
IP4 1DL
All day = £4.40
Blackfriars
IP4 1BN
1hr = £3
2hrs = £6
2 - 24hrs = £9
EARLY BIRD: All day = £4.50 (park from 5:45am to 9:30am)
Cardinal Park
IP1 1AX
1hr = £1.20
2hrs = £2.40
3hrs = £4
4hrs = £5
5hrs = £6
All day = £10
Overnight = £1 (in by 6pm, out by 8am)
New Wolsey
IP1 2DE
1hr = £1.60
2hrs = £3
3hrs = £4.40
4hrs = £5.50
6hrs = £8
All day = £12.50

Overnight = £2.50 (in by 6pm, out by 6am)
Regent Theatre
IP4 2EA 
£1.30 per 1hr
(Max. 5hrs between 8am and 2pm)
£2 from 2pm (Mon-Fri) 
FREE from 8pm (Mon-Sat)
Tacket Street
IP4 1AU
1hr = £2.20
2hrs = £4.30
2 - 4hrs = £6.80
Athena Hall
IP3 0TD
70p per hour
All day = £3.50
CLOSES at 8pm
West End Road
IP1 2DZ
£1 per hour
5hrs = £4.50
Full day = £5
£2 from 2pm (Mon-Fri) 
FREE from 8pm
Grafton Way
IP1 1AX
1hr = £1.50
2hrs = £2.50
2 - 4hrs = £4.50
All day = £12
£2 for 5pm

*Information last checked Tuesday 27th August 2019.