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There are 3 ways to get from London Paddington Station to Norwich by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 45m

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Norwich

£47 - £78

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Bus  •  4h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Paddington Station Eastbourne Terrace to Stratford City Bus Station N205
  2. Take the bus from London Stratford also for Westfield to Norwich Bus Station National Express / ...

£8 - £18

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Drive  •  2h 12m

  1. Drive from London Paddington Station to Norwich 115.8 miles

£17 - £26

London Paddington Station to Norwich by buses

The bus journey time between London Paddington Station and Norwich is around 9h 7m and covers a distance of around 117 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 7h 33m. Operated by London Buses, National Express and Megabus UK, the London Paddington Station to Norwich bus service departs from Paddington Station Eastbourne Terrace and arrives in Norwich Bus Station. Typically seven buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
9h 7m
Fastest bus time:
7h 33m
Buses per week:
7
Cheapest price:
£8
Carbon emissions:
23 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
05:16
Last bus departs at:
05:16

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London Paddington Station to Norwich bus schedules

London Paddington Station → Norwich
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The cheapest way to get from London Paddington Station to Norwich is to bus which costs £7 - £18 and takes 4h 31m.

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The fastest way to get from London Paddington Station to Norwich is to drive. Taking this option will cost £17 - £26 and takes 2h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Paddington Station station to Norwich station. However, there are services departing from Paddington Station Eastbourne Terrace and arriving at Norwich Bus Station via London Stratford also for Westfield. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 31m.

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No, there is no direct train from London Paddington Station to Norwich. However, there are services departing from Paddington and arriving at Norwich via London Liverpool Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 45m.

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The distance between London Paddington Station and Norwich is 100 miles. The road distance is 115.8 miles.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Norwich without a car is to train which takes 2h 45m and costs £45 - £80.

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It takes approximately 2h 45m to get from London Paddington Station to Norwich, including transfers.

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London Paddington Station to Norwich bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Paddington Station Eastbourne Terrace.

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London Paddington Station to Norwich train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from London Liverpool Street station.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Norwich is to train which takes 2h 45m and costs £45 - £80. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £7 - £18 and takes 4h 31m.

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  • Distance: 99.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h 45m

What companies run services between London Paddington Station, England and Norwich, England?

Greater Anglia operates a train from London Liverpool Street to Norwich hourly. Tickets cost £45 - £75 and the journey takes 1h 53m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Paddington Station to Norwich via London Stratford also for Westfield in around 4h 31m.

Train operators
Bus operators
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Paddington Station Eastbourne Terrace to Stratford City Bus Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Stratford also for Westfield to Norwich Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
National Express
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Stratford City Bus Station to Norwich City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£9 - £16
Website
Megabus UK

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London Paddington Station to Norwich bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Norwich Bus Station.

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London Paddington Station to Norwich train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Norwich station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Paddington Station to Norwich is 116 miles. It takes approximately 2h 12m to drive from London Paddington Station to Norwich.

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