There are 6 ways to get from Southampton to Thetford by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Ely

$70 - $105

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Bus via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 032 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Thetford National Express

$20 - $29

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Train via Cambridge  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge
  3. Take the train from Cambridge to Thetford

$70 - $103

Bus  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Highfield, Southampton Uni Interchange to Heathrow Central Bus Station 203
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Thetford, Bus Interchange 727 / ...

$64 - $79

Drive  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Thetford 162.5 miles

$35 - $55

Fly, train  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Norwich (NWI) SOU - NWI
  2. Take the train from Norwich to Thetford

$109 - $474

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Thetford. However, there are services departing from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station and arriving at Thetford via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 50 min.

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The distance between Southampton and Thetford is 140 miles. The road distance is 162.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Thetford without a car is to train which takes 3 h 54 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 54 min to get from Southampton to Thetford, including transfers.

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Southampton to Thetford bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton City Centre, Coach Station.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Thetford is to train which takes 3 h 54 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 50 min.

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There is no direct flight from Southampton Airport to Norwich Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Thetford is 162 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 44 min to drive from Southampton to Thetford.

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Loganair, Flybe and KLM offer flights from Southampton Airport to Norwich Airport.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Thetford.
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  • Distance: 140.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 54 min

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

You can take a train from Southampton to Thetford via London Waterloo, Waterloo Underground Station, Leicester Square Underground Station, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, London Kings Cross, and Ely in around 3 h 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Thetford via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals and London Victoria Coach Station in around 5 h 50 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Southampton to Norwich via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Southampton to Norwich via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Train operators
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Ely
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Cambridge to Thetford
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Norwich to Thetford
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
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
Every 2 hours
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
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 Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Thetford
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Highfield, Southampton Uni Interchange to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Thetford, Bus Interchange
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
nationalexpress.com

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The best way to get from Southampton to Southampton Airport is to train which takes 10 min and costs .

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