Rural transport - Ipswich

We have services available for the people of Ipswich designed to ensure that people who have mobility issues or cannot access local buses are able to get from a to b. Our support team can help you with your enquiry and match you to the best available option for your situation. We can also connect you to onward travel by bus or train.

Service 1 – Connecting Communities Vehicle (also accessible for wheelchair users)

Service days – Monday to Saturday

Service times – 7am to 7pm

Area Covered – Ipswich and surrounding villages (Including Kesgrave)

Fare Structure – £2.40 per single up to 5 miles and £3.30 single 5 to 9 miles

How to pay – On the day of travel to your driver either cash or by using your travel vouchers. Please note that concessionary passes (bus passes) are not valid on this service.

How to book

          01449 614271 or


           Text to 07493 866652

Booking opening times – Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm. You can book up to 2 weeks in advance or longer if you have a health appointment you need transport for. Please do let the team know this when you call.


Service 2 – Volunteer Community Car or accessible car

Service days – Monday to Saturday (some Sundays may be available if volunteer driver can be found)

Service times – 8am to 7pm

Area Covered – Anywhere in Suffolk and beyond. Some people use this service for days out and for hospital appointments as far away as Cambridge and Norwich. It can also be used locally in the Ipswich area.

Fare Structure – 45p per mile plus VAT (54p total) including the volunteers mileage to collect and return you. Plus a £1 booking fee for each single journey + VAT (£1.20). Our support team will assist to estimate a fare.

How to pay – You receive an invoice and can pay this by bank transfer, cheque or cash
Booking opening times – Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm

How to book
Please call us to book or to find out more on 01449 614271 or
Email or

Text to 07493 866652


BSEVC is a registered charity No. 1004198 and a company registered in England No. 2636217.
We have been providing services to the community of Suffolk for over 35 years.


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