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There are 5 ways to get from Crawley to Acle by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4h 17m

  1. Take the train from Three Bridges to Farringdon
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Norwich

£66 - £102

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  5h 31m

  1. Take the train from Three Bridges to London Victoria
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Acle National Express

£17 - £34

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Train via Crawley  •  4h 27m

  1. Take the train from Crawley to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Norwich

£61 - £109

Train, bus via King's Lynn  •  6h 14m

  1. Take the train from Crawley to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Kings Lynn
  3. Take the bus from King's Lynn, Railway Station to Norwich City Centre, Bus Station B / ...

£48 - £84

Drive  •  2h 42m

  1. Drive from Crawley to Acle 164 miles

£24 - £40

Crawley to Acle by train and subway

The journey time between Crawley and Acle is around 3h 58m and covers a distance of around 158 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 23m. Operated by Thameslink, London Underground (Tube) and Greater Anglia, the Crawley to Acle service departs from Three Bridges and arrives in Acle. Typically 98 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
3h 58m
Fastest journey time:
3h 23m
Services per week:
98
Cheapest price:
£66
Carbon emissions:
13 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:14
Last service departs at:
23:28

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Crawley to Acle train and subway schedules

Crawley → Acle
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Crawley to Acle is to train and bus, which costs £16 - £35 and takes 5h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Crawley to Acle is to drive which costs £24 - £40 and takes 2h 42m.

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No, there is no direct train from Crawley to Acle. However, there are services departing from Three Bridges and arriving at Acle via Farringdon station, London Liverpool Street and Norwich. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 17m.

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The distance between Crawley and Acle is 129 miles. The road distance is 164 miles.

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The best way to get from Crawley to Acle without a car is to train which takes 4h 17m and costs £65 - £110.

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It takes approximately 4h 17m to get from Crawley to Acle, including transfers.

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Crawley to Acle train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Three Bridges station.

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Crawley to Acle train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Norwich station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Crawley to Acle is 164 miles. It takes approximately 2h 42m to drive from Crawley to Acle.

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  • Distance: 129.5 miles
  • Duration: 4h 17m

What companies run services between Crawley, England and Acle, England?

You can take a train from Crawley to Acle via Farringdon, Farringdon station, Liverpool Street station, London Liverpool Street, and Norwich in around 4h 17m.

Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Three Bridges to Farringdon
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £18
Train from Crawley to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £18
Southern Service
Phone
+44 3451 27 29 20
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Crawley to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£10 - £26
Website
Southern Service
Schedules at
Southern Service
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£10 - £14
Anytime 1st Class
£19 - £26
Train from Three Bridges to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£9 - £25
Website
Southern Service
Schedules at
Southern Service
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£9 - £14
Anytime 1st Class
£18 - £25
Train from Crawley to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £26
Website
Southern Service
Schedules at
Southern Service
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£10 - £14
Anytime 1st Class
£19 - £26
Bus operators
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Acle
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£7 - £9
Website
National Express

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