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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 40

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Train  •  1 h 19 min

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

$24 - $35

3 alternative options

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 - $85

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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. Services depart five times a week, 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 19 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 .

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The bus from King's Lynn, Thomas Street to Thetford, Lime Kiln Lane takes 1 h 4 min including transfers and departs five times a week.

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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 . Alternatively, you can train, which costs £18 - £28 and takes 1 h 19 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 5 times a week, 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 19 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 2 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
Phone
01842 821509
Email
info@coachservicesltd.co.uk
Website
coachservicesltd.com
Bus from King's Lynn, Thomas Street to Thetford, Lime Kiln Lane
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
5 times a week
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 - $85
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UberX
$60 - $85
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 station.

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King's Lynn to Thetford train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, 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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