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How to get to Norfolk

Norfolk is easy to get to, whether you’re travelling from the UK or coming from overseas

Getting to Norfolk and Norwich is easy with excellent road links, regular train services and an airport less than five miles from the city centre that has excellent connections through KLM to Schiphol, a worldwide hub airport. For those travelling by sea there is a ferry port at Harwich, while there is also a second airport in the East Anglia region, London Stansted, again allowing travellers to reach us from destinations all over the world.

Train: Greater Anglia trains leave London’s Liverpool Street Station every 30 minutes (journey time is generally 1hr 50mins but there are scheduled faster trains with fewer stops). East Midlands operate from the Midlands.

Eurostar has a fast, easy route to London from the continent, with high speed routes from Brussels, Lille and Paris, and connections from Ghent, Amsterdam, Bruges, Frankfurt and Rouen among others.

Direct trains run from Cambridge (1hr 20mins), with connections via Peterborough to the Midlands, the North of England and Scotland.

Air: Norwich International Airport is just 4 miles from Norwich city centre. Domestic services provide a link to Norwich from Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Guernsey, Jersey and Manchester whilst over 1000 worldwide destinations are reached by connecting services at Amsterdam with KLM.

Rail and sail from Holland: Stena Line‘s Dutchflyer Rail & Sail service provides city-to-city travel by rail and ferry from Amsterdam/Rotterdam to Norwich, via Harwich International.

Road: There are three and two lane roads from most of the country directly to Norwich. The main routes are the A12 from London which goes to Gt Yarmouth, or splits to the A140 near Ipswich for travel to Norwich. The route from the north is the A47. The route from the Midlands is the A14 and from North London the M11 and A14 and then the A11 to Norwich.

Here are some handy links to help you with your travel arrangements:

Traveline East Anglia
Tel: 0871 200 2233

National Rail information
Tel: 08457 818178
www.nationalrail.co.uk

Take a coach to Norfolk
Coaches travel daily into Norfolk from the Midlands, London and the Southeast.
National Rail information
Tel: 08457 818178
www.nationalexpress.com

Fly to Norfolk
The nearest airports are Stansted and Norwich, and Heathrow, Gatwick, Luton and East Midlands airports
are within easy reach by road and rail.

Stansted Airport
Tel: 0844 3351083
www.baa.com

Norwich Airport
Tel: 01603 411923
www.norwichairport.co.uk

Take a ferry to Norfolk
Ferries arrive and depart from Harwich International Port.
www.harwich.co.uk