Park & Ride Service 800 – Martlesham P&R Site - High School - Kesgrave Fisheries - Ips Hospital (Woodbridge Road) - Various stops in Ipswich town centre inc close to the Railway Station - Suffolk One (Term Time) - London Road P&R Site
Important - Due to the ongoing national driver shortage that is affecting all parts of the transport industry, First Buses are introducing temporary timetables on some Ipswich Reds services (75|77|X7) and Ipswich Park & Ride whilst we continue to work hard recruiting and training new drivers.
Further details here - Temporary Timetables
Park & Ride 800 Service
Martlesham Park & Ride - Kesgrave High School – Kesgrave Fisheries – Ipswich (various stops in the town centre + Sixth Form) - London Road Park & Ride
Mondays to Saturdays every 15 minutes from approx 7am – 7pm
Full details of the Park and Ride can be found at:
Operated by First Eastern Counties, branded as Ipswich Reds.
- 0345 646 0707. Lines are open from 8am to 6pm Mon-Fri or you can fill out a contact form.
- Timetable and Map - www.firstbus.co.uk/norfolk-suffolk/routes-and-maps/route-maps
Ticket prices are here:
N.B. Concessionary fares are not available on the service between Martlesham Park & Ride and London Road Park & Ride, a special discounted ticket is available for concessionary pass holders.
But if you start your journey at stops such as Kesgrave High School or Kesgrave Fisheries instead of the Ipswich or Martlesham Park and Ride sites, then normal bus fares apply (including Concessionary fares).
Where can I get the bus to and from?
In between the two Park & Ride terminals there are Park and Ride bus stops at:
- Kesgrave High School,
- Kesgrave Fisheries,
- Ipswich Hospital, (Woodbridge Road stop)
- Various stops in Ipswich town centre including Tower Ramparts and Princes Street.
- The bus does not go to the Railway Station; the nearest bus stop is opposite the Fire Station.
- Suffolk One College – regular services throughout the day during term time
Detailed maps showing all the Park & Ride bus stops are here:
What happens if I miss the last Park and Ride bus back to Martlesham?
Don’t panic! You can catch the route 66 bus back home. These buses go into Martlesham Park and Ride site itself. The exit gates at the site are left open, so you won’t find your car or bike locked-in! Park & Ride tickets will be valid on these services and the P&R site car parks are open 24 hours a day.
Can I use Park and Ride if I don’t have a car?
Yes, the cost is the same whether you walk, cycle or drive to the Martlesham P&R site. Cycle parking is provided.
Are the services accessible to those with disabilities or baby buggies?
Fully accessible low-floor buses are used. The terminal building at Martlesham has a heated waiting area, accessible toilets and baby change facilities.
Last update on Tuesday 23 Nov 2021 by Alan Comber.