There are 5 ways to get from King's Lynn to Thetford by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from King's Lynn, Thomas Street to Thetford, Lime Kiln Lane (Lime Kiln Lane Retail Park) 40

$11

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Train  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Kings Lynn to Ely
  2. Take the train from Ely to Thetford

$20 - $35

Taxi  •  39 min

  1. Take a taxi from King's Lynn to Thetford 30.5 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from King's Lynn to Thetford 30.5 miles

$6 - $10

Uber  •  39 min

  1. Take an Uber from King's Lynn to Thetford 30.5 miles

$60 - $90

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The cheapest way to get from King's Lynn to Thetford is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from King's Lynn to Thetford is to taxi which costs £60 - £75 and takes 39 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from King's Lynn, Thomas Street and arriving at Thetford, Lime Kiln Lane (Lime Kiln Lane Retail Park). Services depart once daily, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct train from King's Lynn to Thetford. However, there are services departing from Kings Lynn and arriving at Thetford via Ely. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 22 min.

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The distance between King's Lynn and Thetford is 28 miles. The road distance is 30.5 miles.

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The best way to get from King's Lynn to Thetford without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 4 min and costs £9.

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The bus from King's Lynn, Thomas Street to Thetford, Lime Kiln Lane (Lime Kiln Lane Retail Park) takes 1 h 4 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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King's Lynn to Thetford bus services, operated by Coach Services, depart from King's Lynn, Thomas Street station.

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King's Lynn to Thetford train services, operated by Great Northern, depart from Kings Lynn station.

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The best way to get from King's Lynn to Thetford is to bus which takes 1 h 4 min and costs £9. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £15 - £27 and takes 1 h 22 min.

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Map of how to get from King's Lynn to Thetford.
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  • Distance: 27.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 4 min

What companies run services between King's Lynn, England and Thetford, Norfolk, England?

Coach Services operates a bus from King's Lynn to Thetford once daily. Tickets cost $11 and the journey takes 1 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from King's Lynn to Thetford via Ely in around 1 h 22 min.

Train operators
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Kings Lynn to Ely
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Kings Lynn to Ely
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Ely to Thetford
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
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 Ely to Thetford
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$5 - $8
Off-Peak Single
$10 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Single
$15 - $22
Bus operators
Coach Services
Website
coachservicesltd.com
Bus from King's Lynn, Thomas Street to Thetford, Lime Kiln Lane (Lime Kiln Lane Retail Park)
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
coachservicesltd.com
Other operators
Uber Cambridge and East Anglia
Website
uber.com
Towncar from King's Lynn to Thetford
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$60 - $90
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UberX
$60 - $90
Taxi from King's Lynn to Thetford
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100

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King's Lynn to Thetford bus services, operated by Coach Services, arrive at Thetford, Lime Kiln Lane (Lime Kiln Lane Retail Park) station.

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King's Lynn to Thetford train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Thetford station.

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Yes, the driving distance between King's Lynn to Thetford is 30 miles. It takes approximately 39 min to drive from King's Lynn to Thetford.

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