There are 7 ways to get from Bristol to Thetford by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train Great Western Railway  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Ely

$105 - $176

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 040 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Thetford National Express

$23 - $32

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Train CrossCountry  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Ely

$123 - $189

Drive  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Bristol to Thetford 188.6 miles

$40 - $60

Fly Bristol to Norwich, train  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Norwich (NWI) BRS - NWI
  2. Take the train from Norwich to Thetford

$103 - $411

Fly Bristol to London Stansted, train  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to London Stansted (STN) BRS - STN
  2. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Ely

$241 - $734

Train to Exeter, fly to Norwich, train  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
  2. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Norwich (NWI) EXT - NWI
  3. Take the train from Norwich to Thetford

$116 - $386

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bristol to Thetford is to bus which costs £17 - £25 and takes 5 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol to Thetford is to drive which takes 3 h 19 min and costs £30 - £45.

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The distance between Bristol and Thetford is 253 km. The road distance is 302 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 10 min to get from Bristol to Thetford, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol to Thetford. However, there are services departing from Bristol, Bus Station and arriving at Thetford via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bristol to Thetford. However, there are services departing from Bristol Temple Meads and arriving at Thetford via Birmingham New Street and Ely. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 22 min.

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What companies run services between Bristol, England and Thetford, Norfolk, England?

You can take a train from Bristol to Thetford via London Paddington, Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, London Kings Cross, and Ely in around 4 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bristol to Thetford via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals and London Victoria Coach Station in around 5 h 50 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to London Stansted via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Bristol to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Bristol to London Stansted via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Bristol to London Stansted via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Flights from Bristol to London Stansted via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bristol to London Stansted via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Flights from Bristol to London Stansted via Alicante
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Bristol to London Stansted via Faro
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Bristol to London Stansted via Knock
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Bristol to London Stansted via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Bristol to London Stansted via Beziers
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Bristol to London Stansted via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Bristol to London Stansted via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Bristol to London Stansted via Nowy Dwor Mazowiecki
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Norwich via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Bristol to Norwich via Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Exeter to Norwich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $400
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Bristol to Norwich via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Thomas Cook
Website
thomascookairlines.com
Flights from Bristol to London Stansted via Mahon
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Bristol to London Stansted via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bristol to London Stansted via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Ely
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Train from Birmingham New Street to Ely
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Stansted Airport to Ely
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Norwich to Thetford
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $11
Off-Peak Single
$14 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Single
$20 - $29
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Norwich to Thetford
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Stansted Airport to Ely
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Thetford
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com

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