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Cheap bus tickets and times from London to Thetford

Showing times and prices for Jun 23


Fastest Journey

2 h 20 m


3 h 35 m

Buses per day



117 km

Cheap bus tickets from London to Thetford start from $27 with an average ticket price of $34.

The fastest bus from London to Thetford takes 2h 20m in comparison to an average duration of 3h 35m and covers a distance of 117 km.

10 buses leave London for Thetford every day with 5 travelling directly.

National Express
London, Victoria Coach Station
01:25AMThetford, Minstergate
0 transfers
2nd Cheapest
National Express
London, Victoria Coach Station
10:30PMThetford, Minstergate
0 transfers
National Express
London, Victoria Coach Station
04:20PMThetford, Minstergate
0 transfers
National Express
London, Victoria Coach Station
02:25PMThetford, Minstergate
0 transfers
National Express
London, Victoria Coach Station
06:25PMThetford, Minstergate
0 transfers

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Overview: Bus from London to Thetford

distanceDistance73 miles (117 km)
durationAverage bus duration2 h 25 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$31 (€27)
frequencyBus frequency4 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 4 direct buses a day
carriersBus companiesNational Express or Megabus

Buses from London to Thetford cover the 73 miles (117 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 25 min with our travel partners like National Express or Megabus. Normally, there are 4 buses operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $31 (€27), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $9 (€8). Travelers depart most frequently from London, Victoria Coach Station and arrive in Thetford, London Road (Bus Interchange).

Bus companies: National Express and Megabus from London to Thetford

National Express and Megabus buses will get you from London to Thetford from $9 (€8). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.

National Express is the leading bus company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 buses a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express buses are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most buses are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the London - Thetford bus: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

Bus information from London to Thetford with National Express:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 25 min
  • Cheapest Price: $9
  • National Express frequency: 4 a day

Buses from London to Thetford

The tranquil market town of Thetford is located in the Breckland district of Norfolk in the east of England. It's a popular destination for cyclists planning to explore the bike trails in Thetford Forest. As it is located on the main road route from London to Norwich, Thetford is well served by buses from the capital. There are regular direct buses from London to Thetford seven days a week, taking around two hours and 30 minutes to reach the Norfolk town from the capital.  Departure times include morning, afternoon and evening options. 

Which bus companies travel from London to Thetford?

The UK's national bus operator National Express provides direct bus services from London Victoria bus Station to Thetford. National Express services also provide indirect connections, with routes requiring a change at the bus terminus at Stansted Airport for onward travel to Thetford. 

How long is the bus from London to Thetford?

The fastest direct National Express buses from London to Thetford take two hours and 25 minutes to cover the 80-mile road route north-east from the capital. Most direct buses take five to 15 minutes longer. Indirect connections via Stansted Airport take between four and five hours to reach Thetford, including transfers between coaches. 

How many buses are there from London to Thetford?

National Express schedules offer five direct buses from London to Thetford seven days a week, with mid-morning, midday, afternoon, evening and late-night departure times. In addition, there are two daily indirect connections via Stansted Airport, including an early morning departure. 

What are the departure and arrival stations for buses from London to Thetford?

Departure bus station: London Victoria bus Station is situated on the south-western side of central London, with public transport links available from the nearby Underground station with three subway lines across the city, and from buses stopping on Buckingham Palace Road. The bus station has fast-food restaurants, a coffee shop, food shops, left baggage facilities and a cab stand. 

Arrival bus station:  Thetford Minstergate bus Station is located north-west of the town centre and is served by local buses stopping close by on London Road.  Passenger facilities are limited, with a short-stay parking lot, toilets and a cab stand, although there are coffee shops and food stores within a short walk of the station. 

FAQs: Bus from London to Thetford

FAQs: Take the bus from London to Thetford with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from London to Thetford.
Cheap bus tickets from London to Thetford can start from as little as $9 (€8) when you book in advance. The average bus ticket price for London to Thetford is $31 (€27); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The bus time to Thetford from London is on average 2 h 25 min   for the 73 mile (117 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Thetford from London by bus can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first bus from London to Thetford leaves at 7: 30 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last bus from London to Thetford leaves at 10: 34 PM.
Yes, there are 4 direct buses a day from London to Thetford with National Express. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct buses.
When taking a bus from London to Thetford, you can count on National Express or Megabus for the best way to get you to Thetford. You can also check all possible bus companies who offer a service between London and Thetford and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.

When departing from London, you have various bus station options to start your route from including London, Victoria Coach Station, London, Golders Green Station and Luton, London Luton Airport Bus Station. When arriving in Thetford, you can end your route in bus stations like Thetford, London Road (Bus Interchange) and Thetford, Aldi.

Passengers board the bus most frequently from London, Victoria Coach Station, which is located around 2.1 miles (3.4 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Thetford, London Road (Bus Interchange), located 0.5 miles (759 m) away from the city centre.

A trip to Thetford from London is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 25 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from London to Thetford by bus is November.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel between London and Thetford including taking a train or bus.

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