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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Line 81 bus, line 11 bus  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take the line 81 bus from Thetford, Grove Lane to Watton, Crown (Kings Chemist) 81
  2. Take the line 11 bus from Watton, Crown (Kings Chemist) to Swaffham, Kings Arms (Natwest) 11

$10 - $12

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h 1 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 (forecourt) to Swaffham, Kings Arms (Kings Arms Public House)

$22 - $38

Bus  •  2 h 4 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, Brocks Road XL|Excel

$11 - $14

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Thetford to Swaffham 18.4 miles

$45 - $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

Questions & Answers

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

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It takes approximately 1 h 53 min to get from Thetford to Swaffham, including transfers.

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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 (Natwest) via Watton, Crown (Kings Chemist). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 53 min.

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Map of how to get from Thetford to Swaffham.
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  • Distance: 16.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 53 min

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

You can take a bus from Thetford to Swaffham via Watton, Crown (Kings Chemist) in around 1 h 53 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
21 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$5 - $8
Off-Peak Single
$10 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Single
$14 - $22
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Thetford to Ely
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $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
$12 - $18
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Bus operators
Coach Services
Website
coachservicesltd.com
Bus from Thetford, Grove Lane to Watton, Crown (Kings Chemist)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
coachservicesltd.com
Konectbus
Phone
+44 1362 851210
Website
konectbus.co.uk
Bus from Watton, Crown (Kings Chemist) to Swaffham, Kings Arms (Natwest)
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
konectbus.co.uk
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from King's Lynn, Railway Station (forecourt) to Swaffham, Kings Arms (Kings Arms Public House)
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
First
Bus from Norwich City Centre, Bus Station to Swaffham, Brocks Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
First
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
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Uber Cambridge und East Anglia
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Thetford to Swaffham
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Signup at
uber.com
UberX
$35 - $55
Taxi from Thetford to Swaffham
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60

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