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

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  •  1 h 33 min

$30 - $52

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 40 min

  1. A14
  2. 84 / ...

$17

4 alternative options

Train, line 84 bus  •  2 h

  1. 84

$20 - $25

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. 34.7 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  43 min

  1. 34.7 miles

$7 - $11

Uber  •  43 min

  1. 34.7 miles

$70 - $100

Questions & Answers

The distance between Ipswich and Thetford is 48 km. The road distance is 55 km.

The cheapest way to get from Ipswich to Thetford is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 43 min.

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

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 33 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Ipswich 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.

It takes approximately 1 h 33 min to get from Ipswich to Thetford, including transfers.

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

You can take a train from Ipswich to Thetford via Norwich in around 1 h 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ipswich to Thetford via Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station in around 1 h 40 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Ipswich to Norwich
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.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 Ipswich to Bury St Edmunds
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
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 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $11
Off-Peak Single
$14 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Single
$20 - $30
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 und 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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