Bus, Ferry & Coach

Low cost travel. Enjoy the scenery with someone else in the driving seat.

Take a budget break to Norwich by bus or coach from around the UK. Or further afield via Norwich’s closest port Harwich by ferry from the Netherlands. You can even sail with your four-legged friend.

Travelling by Coach

National Express coaches operate services all over the UK and to and from the continent (Eurolines) from Norwich.

You’ll find great value coach travel to Norwich with megabus from a number of places in the UK including, Birmingham, Cambridge, Manchester, Leeds, Bristol, Cardiff and many more.

Travelling by Ferry

The nearest ferry port to Norwich is Harwich. Routes are from the Hook of Holland (Netherlands) operating twice a day, taking on average six hours.

From Harwich, you can travel to Norwich by car, taxi or train. By car, you will reach Norwich in just under two hours. By train, the duration is just under one hour and twenty minutes, with one change.

And if you want to travel with your four-legged friend then pets can travel in your vehicle or in one of the on-board kennels; just remember to pre-book. Norwich is a pet friendly destination with a good choice of accommodation accepting dogs as well as many great places to walk and visit that you and your dog will love.

Travelling by Bus

There are several bus companies operating services locally to Norwich; FirstKonectbusNorwich Park and RideSanders and Simonds. Each company has its own network and/or routes. Fusion tickets allow travel on all bus companies within the area.

A Weekly, monthly or 10-trip pass may be available from some bus companies. Make sure you check validity online before buying. First Bus now accept contactless payment across all bus services, for more information click here.


Buy in advance to save money. Book online for the best deals.

Travel passes valid for your whole holiday can be purchased online before you travel. National Express and Megabus stop at the University of East Anglia - perfect for students!

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