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

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Train  •  1 h 33 min

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

$35 - $50

5 alternative options

Train, line 84 bus  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Ipswich to Bury St Edmunds
  2. Take the line 84 bus from Bury St Edmunds, station to Thetford, Bus Interchange 84 / ...

Bus  •  1 h 54 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 84 / ...

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ipswich to Thetford 34.7 miles

$85 - $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 - $95

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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 via Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 54 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 33 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 train which takes 1 h 33 min and costs £26 - £40.

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It takes approximately 1 h 33 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 train which takes 1 h 33 min and costs £26 - £40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 54 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 33 min

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 54 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
$14 - $20
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$14 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Single
$20 - $29
Bus operators
Coach Services
Phone
01842 821509
Email
info@coachservicesltd.co.uk
Website
coachservicesltd.com
Bus from Bury St Edmunds, station to Thetford, Bus Interchange
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
coachservicesltd.com
Bus from Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station to Thetford, St Marys Church
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
coachservicesltd.com
Suffolk Norse
Phone
01473 341500
Email
enquiries@suffolknorse.co.uk
Website
suffolknorse.co.uk
Bus from Tower Ramparts Bus Station to Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
suffolknorse.co.uk
Bus from Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station to Thetford, St Marys Church
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
suffolknorse.co.uk
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 - $95
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UberX
$70 - $95
Taxi from Ipswich to Thetford
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Hawk Express Cabs
Phone
+44 1473 222 222
Website
hawkexpresscabs.co.uk
Avenue Taxis
Phone
+44 1473 888 888
Website
avenue-taxis.com

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Ipswich to Thetford bus services, operated by Coach Services, arrive at Thetford, St Marys Church station.

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Ipswich to Thetford train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, arrive at Thetford station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ipswich to Thetford is 35 miles. It takes approximately 43 min to drive from Ipswich to Thetford.

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