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There are 6 ways to get from Swindon to Norwich by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Swindon to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Norwich

$94 - $148

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Bus  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Swindon to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Norwich Bus Station National Express / ...

$66 - $85

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Bus via Cambridge, Parkside  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Swindon, Spring Gardens to Gloucester Green Bus Station S6
  2. Take the bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Cambridge, Parkside X5
  3. Take the bus from Cambridge Parkside to Norwich Bus Station 727

Drive  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Swindon to Norwich 175.7 miles

$35 - $55

Train to Bristol, fly  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Swindon to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Norwich (NWI) BRS - NWI

$116 - $439

Train, train to Southampton, fly  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Swindon to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Southampton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Norwich (NWI) SOU - NWI

$149 - $509

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The cheapest way to get from Swindon to Norwich is to drive which costs £28 - £45 and takes 3 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Swindon to Norwich is to drive which costs £28 - £45 and takes 3 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Swindon to Norwich station. However, there are services departing from Swindon and arriving at Norwich Bus Station via Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 45 min.

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The distance between Swindon and Norwich is 151 miles. The road distance is 175.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Swindon to Norwich without a car is to train which takes 3 h 44 min and costs £70 - £120.

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It takes approximately 3 h 44 min to get from Swindon to Norwich, including transfers.

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Swindon to Norwich bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Swindon station.

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The best way to get from Swindon to Norwich is to train which takes 3 h 44 min and costs £70 - £120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £50 - £65 and takes 6 h 45 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Swindon to Norwich.
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  • Distance: 151 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 44 min

What companies run services between Swindon, England and Norwich, England?

You can take a train from Swindon to Norwich via London Paddington, Lancaster Gate station, Liverpool Street station, and London Liverpool Street in around 3 h 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Swindon to Norwich via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 6 h 45 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Norwich via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Southampton to Norwich via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bristol to Norwich via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Southampton to Norwich via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Southampton to Norwich via Paris CDG, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Bristol to Norwich via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Southampton to Norwich via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Flights from Southampton to Norwich via Jersey
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$65 - $470
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Swindon to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Swindon to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $40
Train from Swindon to Reading
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $40
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Swindon to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Train from Reading to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
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 Swindon to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Norwich Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cambridge Parkside to Norwich Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Swindon, Spring Gardens to Gloucester Green Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Cambridge, Parkside
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Swindon to Norwich is 176 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 10 min to drive from Swindon to Norwich.

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Loganair, easyJet and KLM offer flights from Bristol Airport to Norwich Airport.

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