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

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Train  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Thetford to Norwich
  2. Take the train from Norwich to Manningtree

$43 - $63

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Line 84 bus, train, bus  •  2 h 57 min

  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, Railway Station to Shotley Gate, Bristol Arms 97 / ...

$23 - $29

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Line 84 bus, train  •  2 h 58 min

  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

$26 - $37

Line 84 bus, line 753 bus, line 754 bus, bus  •  5 h

  1. Take the line 84 bus from Thetford, Bus Interchange to Bury St Edmunds, Parkway Bus Layby 84 / ...
  2. Take the line 753 bus from Bury St Edmunds, Old Convent Orchard to Sudbury, Bus Station 753 / ...
  3. Take the line 754 bus from Sudbury, Bus Station to Colchester Town Centre, High Street (Colch High St) 754
  4. Take the bus from Colchester Town Centre, Angel Court (Colch High St) to Harwich, Mayflower Avenue 102 / ...

$32

Taxi  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Thetford to Harwich 56.2 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Thetford to Harwich 56.2 miles

$12 - $18

Questions & Answers

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, Old Convent Orchard, Sudbury, Bus Station and Colchester Town Centre, Angel Court (Colch High St). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h.

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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 2 h 37 min.

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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 2 h 37 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 37 min 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 2 h 37 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 84 bus and line 753 bus and line 754 bus and bus, which costs and takes 5 h.

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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 Manningtree station.

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Map of how to get from Thetford to Harwich.
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  • Distance: 40.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 37 min

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 2 h 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Thetford to Harwich via Bury St Edmunds, Parkway Bus Layby, Bury St Edmunds, Old Convent Orchard, Sudbury, Bus Station, Colchester Town Centre, High Street (Colch High St), and Colchester Town Centre, Angel Court (Colch High St) in around 5 h.

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
28 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
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Thetford to Norwich
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Norwich to Manningtree
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Bury St Edmunds to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Coach Services
Website
coachservicesltd.com
Bus from Thetford, Bus Interchange to Bury St Edmunds, Fornham Road
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
coachservicesltd.com
Bus from Thetford, Bus Interchange to Bury St Edmunds, Parkway Bus Layby
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
coachservicesltd.com
Ipswich Buses
Phone
+44 800 919390
Email
info@ipswichbuses.co.uk
Website
ipswichbuses.co.uk
Bus from Ipswich, Railway Station to Shotley Gate, Bristol Arms
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
ipswichbuses.co.uk
First in Norfolk & Suffolk
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Ipswich, Railway Station to Shotley Gate, Bristol Arms
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$5
Website
firstgroup.com
Chambers
Phone
+44 1206 769778
Email
info@chamberscoaches.co.uk
Website
chambersbus.co.uk
Bus from Bury St Edmunds, Old Convent Orchard to Sudbury, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Website
chambersbus.co.uk
Bus from Sudbury, Bus Station to Colchester Town Centre, High Street (Colch High St)
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Website
chambersbus.co.uk
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Angel Court (Colch High St) to Harwich, Mayflower Avenue
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
firstgroup.com
Panther Travel
Phone
+44 7918 649427
Email
info@bigblackpanther.com
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, The George to Harwich, Mayflower Avenue
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Thetford to Harwich
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170

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

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