There are 5 ways to get from Thetford to Swindon by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Ely to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Swindon

$81 - $135

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Bus  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Thetford to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Swindon National Express

$21 - $28

3 alternative options

Train via Cambridge  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Thetford to Cambridge
  2. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  3. Take the train from London Paddington to Swindon

$83 - $137

Bus via Gloucester Green Bus Station  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Thetford to Heathrow Airport London T5 727
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Gloucester Green Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Swindon, Spring Gardens S6

$31 - $43

Drive  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Thetford to Swindon 145.4 miles

$30 - $45

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Thetford to Swindon. However, there are services departing from Thetford and arriving at Swindon via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 35 min.

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The distance between Thetford and Swindon is 124 miles. The road distance is 145.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Thetford to Swindon without a car is to train which takes 3 h 23 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 23 min to get from Thetford to Swindon, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Thetford to Swindon is to train which takes 3 h 23 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 35 min.

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Thetford to Swindon bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Swindon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Thetford to Swindon is 145 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 36 min to drive from Thetford to Swindon.

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Map of how to get from Thetford to Swindon.
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  • Distance: 123.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 23 min

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

You can take a train from Thetford to Swindon via Ely, London Kings Cross, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground, and London Paddington in around 3 h 23 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Thetford to Swindon via London Victoria Coach Station in around 5 h 35 min.

Train operators
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Ely to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Swindon
Ave. Duration
58 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
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 Thetford to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Swindon
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Thetford to Heathrow Airport London T5
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
nationalexpress.com
Oxford Bus Company
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Email
info@oxfordbus.co.uk
Website
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Gloucester Green Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Swindon, Spring Gardens
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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