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There are 6 ways to get from Thetford to Harwich by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  2h 34m

  1. Take the train from Thetford to Norwich
  2. Take the train from Norwich to Manningtree
  3. Take the train from Manningtree to Harwich Town

$43 - $63

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Line 84 bus, train  •  2h 59m

  1. Take the line 84 bus from Thetford, Bus Interchange to Bury St Edmunds, Fornham Road 84 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bury St Edmunds to Ipswich

$21 - $31

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Line 84 bus, train, bus  •  3h 14m

  1. Take the line 84 bus from Thetford, Bus Interchange to Bury St Edmunds, Fornham Road 84 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bury St Edmunds to Ipswich
  3. Take the bus from Ipswich, station to Shotley Gate, Bristol Arms 97 / ...

Line 84 bus, line 753 bus, line 754 bus, bus  •  6h 4m

  1. Take the line 84 bus from Thetford, Bus Interchange to Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station 84 / ...
  2. Take the line 753 bus from Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station to Sudbury, Bus Station 753
  3. Take the line 754 bus from Sudbury, Bus Station to Colchester Town Centre, High Street 754
  4. Take the bus from Colchester Town Centre, Head Street to Harwich, Mayflower Avenue 102 / ...

Taxi  •  1h 9m

  1. Take a taxi from Thetford to Harwich 56.2 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  1h 9m

  1. Drive from Thetford to Harwich 56.2 miles

$12 - $18

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The cheapest way to get from Thetford to Harwich is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Thetford to Harwich is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 1h 9m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Thetford to Harwich. However, there are services departing from Thetford, Bus Interchange and arriving at Harwich, Mayflower Avenue via Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station, Sudbury, Bus Station and Colchester Town Centre, Head Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 4m.

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No, there is no direct train from Thetford to Harwich. However, there are services departing from Thetford and arriving at Harwich Town via Norwich and Manningtree. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 34m.

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The distance between Thetford and Harwich is 40 miles. The road distance is 56.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Thetford to Harwich without a car is to train which takes 2h 34m and costs £30 - £50.

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It takes approximately 2h 34m to get from Thetford to Harwich, including transfers.

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Thetford to Harwich bus services, operated by Coach Services, depart from Thetford, Bus Interchange station.

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Thetford to Harwich train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, depart from Thetford station.

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The best way to get from Thetford to Harwich is to train which takes 2h 34m and costs £30 - £50. Alternatively, you can line 84 bus and line 753 bus and line 754 bus and bus, which costs and takes 6h 4m.

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Map of how to get from Thetford to Harwich.
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  • Distance: 40.1 miles
  • Duration: 2h 34m

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

You can take a train from Thetford to Harwich via Norwich and Manningtree in around 2h 34m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Thetford to Harwich via Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station, Sudbury, Bus Station, Colchester Town Centre, High Street, and Colchester Town Centre, Head Street in around 6h 4m.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Thetford to Norwich
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Hourly
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
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Thetford to Norwich
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Norwich to Manningtree
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Manningtree to Harwich Town
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Bury St Edmunds to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Coach Services
Phone
01842 821509
Email
info@coachservicesltd.co.uk
Website
coachservicesltd.com
Bus from Thetford, Bus Interchange to Bury St Edmunds, Fornham Road
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
coachservicesltd.com
Bus from Thetford, Bus Interchange to Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
coachservicesltd.com
Ipswich Buses
Phone
+44 800 919390
Email
info@ipswichbuses.co.uk
Website
ipswichbuses.co.uk
Bus from Ipswich, station to Shotley Gate, Bristol Arms
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
ipswichbuses.co.uk
First in Norfolk & Suffolk
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Ipswich, station to Shotley Gate, Bristol Arms
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
4 times a week
Website
firstgroup.com
Chambers
Phone
+44 1206 769778
Email
info@chamberscoaches.co.uk
Website
chambersbus.co.uk
Bus from Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station to Sudbury, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
chambersbus.co.uk
Bus from Sudbury, Bus Station to Colchester Town Centre, High Street
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
chambersbus.co.uk
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Head Street to Harwich, Mayflower Avenue
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
firstgroup.com
Panther Travel
Phone
+44 7918 649427
Email
info@bigblackpanther.com
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Head Street to Harwich, Mayflower Avenue
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Thetford to Harwich
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Estimated price
$140 - $170

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Thetford to Harwich bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Harwich, Mayflower Avenue station.

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Thetford to Harwich train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Harwich Town station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Thetford to Harwich is 56 miles. It takes approximately 1h 9m to drive from Thetford to Harwich.

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