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There are 11 ways to get from Scotland to Thetford by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Aberdeen to Norwich, train  •  3h 42m

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Norwich (NWI) ABZ - NWI
  2. Take the train from Norwich to Thetford

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Bus  •  11h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Thetford National Express

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Fly Edinburgh to Norwich, train  •  3h 51m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Norwich (NWI) EDI - NWI
  2. Take the train from Norwich to Thetford

Fly Edinburgh to London Stansted, train  •  4h 53m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Stansted (STN) EDI - STN
  2. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Ely

Fly Glasgow to London Stansted, train  •  4h 39m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Stansted (STN) GLA - STN
  2. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Ely

Fly Edinburgh to London Luton, train  •  6h 26m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Luton (LTN) EDI - LTN
  2. Take the train from Hitchin to Cambridge
  3. Take the train from Cambridge to Thetford

Fly Glasgow to London Luton, train  •  6h 18m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Luton (LTN) GLA - LTN
  2. Take the train from Hitchin to Cambridge
  3. Take the train from Cambridge to Thetford

Train  •  6h 58m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Thetford

Train via Edinburgh  •  7h 25m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Peterborough
  3. Take the train from Peterborough to Thetford

Train via Sheffield  •  9h 7m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Thetford

Drive  •  6h 16m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Thetford 364.8 miles

Scotland to Thetford by train

The train journey time between Scotland and Thetford is around 6h 52m and covers a distance of around 418 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 55 min. The fastest train normally takes 6h 52m. Operated by LNER and East Midlands Railways, the Scotland to Thetford train service departs from Glasgow Central and arrives in Thetford. Typically six trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
5h 57m
Layover time:
55 min
Total time:
6h 52m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
6h 52m
Train distance:
418 miles
Trains per week:
6
Cheapest price:
£75
Carbon emissions:
35 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:48
Last train departs at:
06:48

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Scotland to Thetford train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Scotland to Thetford is to bus which costs £20 - £45 and takes 11h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Scotland to Thetford is to fly and train which costs £100 - £470 and takes 3h 42m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Scotland to Thetford. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Thetford via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Scotland to Thetford. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Thetford via Peterborough. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 58m.

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It is 361 miles from Scotland to Thetford. It is approximately 364.8 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Scotland to Thetford without a car is to train which takes 6h 58m and costs £75 - £400.

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It takes approximately 3h 42m to get from Scotland to Thetford, including transfers.

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Scotland to Thetford bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Glasgow station.

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Scotland to Thetford train services, operated by LNER, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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The best way to get from Scotland to Thetford is to train which takes 6h 58m and costs £75 - £400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £20 - £45 and takes 11h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Scotland to Thetford.
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  • Distance: 361.1 miles
  • Duration: 3h 42m

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

You can take a train from Glasgow to Thetford via Peterborough in around 6h 58m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Thetford via London Victoria Coach Station in around 11h 50m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £200
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£35 - £200
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £230
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£30 - £230
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£55 - £180
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £260
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £260
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Aberdeen to Norwich
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£170 - £550
Flights from Edinburgh to Norwich
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£210 - £490
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£16 - £110
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£25 - £290
Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Train from Norwich to Thetford
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £20
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Stansted Airport to Ely
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£16 - £25
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Cambridge to Thetford
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £24
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Norwich to Thetford
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£16 - £24
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £20
Off-Peak Single
£12 - £18
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£16 - £24
Train from Peterborough to Thetford
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£27 - £40
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£12 - £27
Off-Peak Single
£22 - £35
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£27 - £40
Train from Sheffield to Thetford
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£65 - £100
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£30 - £55
Off-Peak Single
£55 - £85
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£65 - £100
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Stansted Airport to Ely
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£30 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£75 - £110
Train from Glasgow Central to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£130 - £330
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£130 - £160
Anytime Day 1st Class
£230 - £330
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Hitchin to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£12 - £15
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£12 - £15
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£45 - £360
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£45 - £70
Anytime Day Single
£160 - £230
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£250 - £360
Train from Edinburgh to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £320
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£40 - £60
Anytime Day Single
£140 - £200
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£220 - £320
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £30
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£23 - £30
Bus operators
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 Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
National Express
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Thetford
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
National Express

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The quickest flight from Aberdeen Airport to Norwich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Scotland to Thetford bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Thetford station.

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Scotland to Thetford train services, operated by East Midlands Railways, arrive at Thetford station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Scotland to Thetford is 365 miles. It takes approximately 6h 16m to drive from Scotland to Thetford.

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Loganair offers flights from Aberdeen Airport to Norwich Airport.

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There are 68+ hotels available in Thetford. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Scotland to Aberdeen Airport is to train which takes 8 min and costs £2 - £4.

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