There are 6 ways to get from Ipswich to Thetford by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Tower Ramparts Bus Station to Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station A14
  2. Take the bus from Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station to Thetford, St Marys Church (Mill Lane) 84 / ...

$16

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Train  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Ipswich to Norwich
  2. Take the train from Norwich to Thetford

$34 - $50

Train, line 84 bus  •  2 h

  1. Take the train from Ipswich to Bury St Edmunds
  2. Take the line 84 bus from Bury St Edmunds, Railway Station to Thetford, Grove Lane 84

$20 - $25

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ipswich to Thetford 34.7 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from Ipswich to Thetford 34.7 miles

$7 - $11

Uber  •  43 min

  1. Take an Uber from Ipswich to Thetford 34.7 miles

$70 - $100

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The cheapest way to get from Ipswich to Thetford is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ipswich to Thetford is to taxi which costs £65 - £85 and takes 43 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ipswich station to Thetford. However, there are services departing from Tower Ramparts Bus Station and arriving at Thetford, St Marys Church (Mill Lane) via Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ipswich to Thetford. However, there are services departing from Ipswich and arriving at Thetford via Norwich. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 44 min.

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The distance between Ipswich and Thetford is 30 miles. The road distance is 34.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Ipswich to Thetford without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 40 min and costs £13.

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It takes approximately 1 h 40 min to get from Ipswich to Thetford, including transfers.

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Ipswich to Thetford bus services, operated by Suffolk Norse, arrive at Tower Ramparts Bus Station.

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Ipswich to Thetford train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Ipswich station.

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The best way to get from Ipswich to Thetford is to bus which takes 1 h 40 min and costs £13. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £26 - £40 and takes 1 h 44 min.

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Map of how to get from Ipswich to Thetford.
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  • Distance: 30.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 40 min

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

You can take a bus from Ipswich to Thetford via Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station in around 1 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ipswich to Thetford via Norwich in around 1 h 44 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Ipswich to Norwich
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Norwich to Thetford
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Ipswich to Bury St Edmunds
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $11
Off-Peak Single
$14 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$20 - $29
Bus operators
Suffolk Norse
Website
suffolknorse.co.uk
Bus from Tower Ramparts Bus Station to Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
suffolknorse.co.uk
Bus from Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station to Thetford, St Marys Church (Mill Lane)
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
suffolknorse.co.uk
Coach Services
Website
coachservicesltd.com
Bus from Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station to Thetford, St Marys Church (Mill Lane)
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
coachservicesltd.com
Bus from Bury St Edmunds, Railway Station to Thetford, Grove Lane
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
coachservicesltd.com
Other operators
Uber Cambridge and East Anglia
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Ipswich to Thetford
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Signup at
uber.com
UberX
$70 - $100
Taxi from Ipswich to Thetford
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Avenue Taxis
Phone
+44 1473 888 888
Website
avenue-taxis.com
Hawk Express Cabs
Phone
+44 1473 222 222
Website
hawkexpresscabs.co.uk

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