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Travel to West Norfolk

Whether travelling by road, air, or sea, west Norfolk is easily accessible whatever your mode of transport.

By Car

West Norfolk is easily accessed via the M11, A10 or A1 from the South and via the A47 and A17 from the Midlands and the North.

Plan your route: www.theaa.com/route-planner

By Coach

National Express

National Express services run to King’s Lynn from London Victoria via Peterborough.

Tel: 08717 818181

www.nationalexpress.com

First

First’s Excel service X1 connects King’s Lynn with Peterborough and Norwich.

Tel: 0345 602 0121

www.firstgroup.com

By Rail

Govia Thameslink Railway operates services from London King’s Cross to Downham Market and King’s Lynn – hourly to King’s Lynn (half hourly at peak times) with average journey time 1 hr 40 mins (East Midlands Trains offer connecting services from the Midlands and the North via Peterborough and Ely). At King’s Cross/St Pancras International Eurostar provides direct services to Paris, Brussels and Lille.

Eurostar

Tel: 03432 186 186

www.eurostar.com

Govia Thameslink Railway

Tel: 0345 0264700

www.thameslinkrailway.com

East Midlands Trains

Tel: 03457 125678

www.eastmidlandstrains.co.uk

National rail enquiries

Tel: 03457 484950

www.nationalrail.co.uk

By Air

West Norfolk enjoys good links to both domestic and international locations. Norwich International is just over 1 hour drive away. London Stansted airport is approximately 1.5 hours’ drive. London Heathrow, Gatwick and East Midlands airports are each around 2.5 hours’ drive.

Norwich International

Tel: 01603 411923

www.norwichairport.co.uk

London Stansted

Tel: 0844 3351803

www.stanstedairport.com

By Ferry

The nearest ferry port is Harwich (approx 2 hours’ drive). Stena Line operates car and passenger ferries to Hook of Holland. P&O Ferries links The Port of Hull (approx 2.5 hours’ drive) to Rotterdam and Zeebrugge.

Stena Line

Tel: 08447 707070

www.stenaline.co.uk

P&O Ferries

Tel: 0800 130 0030

www.poferries.com

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Getting around

There is plenty of travel information to help you plan your journey to the picturesque region of west Norfolk…
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Tourist Information

Help is at hand for visitors to west Norfolk! Make the most of your stay and visit one of our Tourist Information Centres (TICs).

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Guides & Publications

The West Norfolk Tourism Team produces a number of publications that help visitors discover all that west Norfolk has to offer once here.

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Group Travel

West Norfolk is an ideal destination for groups offering top attractions, a year round calendar of festivals and events, and so much more…
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Useful Links

An overview of the websites that have been featured within our Tourism pages and some that may be of general use.