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There are 7 ways to get from Thetford to Swaffham by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus Coach Services  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Thetford, Grove Lane to King's Lynn, Transport Interchange 40
  2. Take the bus from King's Lynn, Railway Station to Swaffham, Kings Arms XL - Excel

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Line 3 bus, line 11 bus  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take the line 3 bus from Thetford, Grove Lane to Watton, East Road 3 / ...
  2. Take the line 11 bus from Watton, Crown to Swaffham, Kings Arms 11

$7 - $10

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Train, bus  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Thetford to Ely
  2. Take the train from Ely to Kings Lynn
  3. Take the bus from King's Lynn, Railway Station to Swaffham, Kings Arms

Bus via Norwich City Centre, Bus Station  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Thetford to Norwich Bus Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Norwich City Centre, Bus Station to Swaffham, Kings Arms XL - Excel / ...

$12 - $20

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Thetford to Swaffham 18.4 miles

$50 - $60

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from Thetford to Swaffham 18.4 miles

$4 - $6

Uber  •  24 min

  1. Take an Uber from Thetford to Swaffham 18.4 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Thetford to Swaffham is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Thetford to Swaffham is to taxi which costs £35 - £50 and takes 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Thetford to Swaffham. However, there are services departing from Thetford, Grove Lane and arriving at Swaffham, Kings Arms via King's Lynn, Railway Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 11 min.

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The distance between Thetford and Swaffham is 16 miles. The road distance is 18.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Thetford to Swaffham without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 11 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 11 min to get from Thetford to Swaffham, including transfers.

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

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Thetford to Swaffham bus services, operated by First in Norfolk & Suffolk, arrive at Swaffham, Kings Arms station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Thetford to Swaffham is 18 miles. It takes approximately 24 min to drive from Thetford to Swaffham.

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  • Distance: 16.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 11 min

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

You can take a bus from Thetford to Swaffham via King's Lynn, Transport Interchange and King's Lynn, Railway Station in around 2 h 11 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Thetford to Ely
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$5 - $8
Off-Peak Single
$10 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Single
$15 - $22
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Thetford to Ely
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Ely to Kings Lynn
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Ely to Kings Lynn
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Bus operators
Coach Services
Phone
01842 821509
Email
info@coachservicesltd.co.uk
Website
coachservicesltd.com
Bus from Thetford, Grove Lane to King's Lynn, Transport Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
coachservicesltd.com
First in Norfolk & Suffolk
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from King's Lynn, Railway Station to Swaffham, Kings Arms
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Norwich City Centre, Bus Station to Swaffham, Kings Arms
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
firstgroup.com
Konectbus
Phone
+44 1362 851210
Website
konectbus.co.uk
Bus from Thetford, Grove Lane to Watton, East Road
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
konectbus.co.uk
Bus from Watton, Crown to Swaffham, Kings Arms
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
konectbus.co.uk
Bus from Thetford, Bus Interchange to Norwich City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
konectbus.co.uk
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 Thetford to Norwich Bus Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
National Express
Bus from Norwich Bus Station to Swaffham
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
National Express
Other operators
Uber Cambridge and East Anglia
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Thetford to Swaffham
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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UberX
$35 - $55
Taxi from Thetford to Swaffham
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$50 - $60

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