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There are 4 ways to get from Bury St Edmunds to Acle by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 27m

  1. Take the train from Bury St Edmunds to Stowmarket
  2. Take the train from Stowmarket to Norwich
  3. Take the train from Norwich to Acle

£25 - £38

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Line 86 bus, bus  •  2h 45m

  1. Take the line 86 bus from Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station to Thetford, Bus Interchange 86 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Thetford to Acle National Express

Line 86 bus, bus via Norwich City Centre, Bus Station  •  3h 4m

  1. Take the line 86 bus from Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station to Thetford, Bus Interchange 86 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Thetford to Norwich Bus Station M16
  3. Take the bus from Norwich City Centre, Bus Station to Acle, Kings Head 15B / ...

Drive  •  59 min

  1. Drive from Bury St Edmunds to Acle 53.3 miles

£8 - £12

Bury St Edmunds to Acle by train

The train journey time between Bury St Edmunds and Acle is around 2h 2m and covers a distance of around 59 miles. The fastest train normally takes 1h 28m. Services are operated by Greater Anglia. Typically 103 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
2h 2m
Fastest train time:
1h 28m
Trains per week:
103
Cheapest price:
£25
Carbon emissions:
5 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:24
Last train departs at:
23:31

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bury St Edmunds to Acle train schedules

Bury St Edmunds → Acle
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The cheapest way to get from Bury St Edmunds to Acle is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bury St Edmunds to Acle is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bury St Edmunds station to Acle. However, there are services departing from Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station and arriving at Acle via Thetford. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bury St Edmunds to Acle. However, there are services departing from Bury St Edmunds and arriving at Acle via Stowmarket and Norwich. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 27m.

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The distance between Bury St Edmunds and Acle is 45 miles. The road distance is 53.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Bury St Edmunds to Acle without a car is to train which takes 2h 27m and costs £24 - £40.

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It takes approximately 2h 27m to get from Bury St Edmunds to Acle, including transfers.

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Bury St Edmunds to Acle bus services, operated by Coach Services, depart from Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station.

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Bury St Edmunds to Acle train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Bury St Edmunds station.

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The best way to get from Bury St Edmunds to Acle is to train which takes 2h 27m and costs £24 - £40. Alternatively, you can line 86 bus and bus, which costs and takes 2h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Bury St Edmunds to Acle.
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  • Distance: 44.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 27m

What companies run services between Bury St Edmunds, England and Acle, England?

You can take a train from Bury St Edmunds to Acle via Stowmarket and Norwich in around 2h 27m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bury St Edmunds to Acle via Thetford in around 2h 45m.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Train from Bury St Edmunds to Stowmarket
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £10
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Stowmarket to Norwich
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£14 - £21
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Norwich to Acle
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Coach Services
Phone
01842 821509
Email
info@coachservicesltd.co.uk
Website
coachservicesltd.com
Bus from Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station to Thetford, Bus Interchange
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Coach Services
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Thetford to Acle
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express
Bus from Thetford to Norwich Bus Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
National Express
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Thetford, Bus Interchange to Norwich City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£6 - £12
Website
Megabus UK

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Bury St Edmunds to Acle bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Acle station.

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Bury St Edmunds to Acle train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Acle station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bury St Edmunds to Acle is 53 miles. It takes approximately 59 min to drive from Bury St Edmunds to Acle.

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