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River Thames, London

Coach travel from Norwich to London

From £8.70 one-way*

Duration: 2 hrs 20 mins (fastest)
Departures: up to 6 services per day

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Children under 14 years of age are not permitted to travel without being accompanied throughout the journey by a responsible person aged 16 years or over.
Children aged 14 - 15 years old may travel unaccompanied, as from 5am, arriving at their booked destination no later than 10pm. Unaccompanied children will be asked for proof of age or a signed letter of permission from their parent/guardian. (sms or chat based messages are not permissible)

One infant aged 0-2 travels free when accompanied by an adult with a valid ticket. Additional infants aged 0-2 must be paid for. If you are travelling with more than 1 infant aged 0-2, please book the additional infant as 'Children (3-15).

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Coach from Norwich to London Stratford in 2 hrs 20 mins (fastest journey)

Our coaches from Norwich to London Stratford will get you there in just 2 hrs 20 mins, giving you more time to explore this spectacular capital city.

With fares starting from £8.70 one-way*, a guaranteed seat with every booking and plenty of legroom, you can travel in style for less.

Norwich to London journey information
Fastest journey time 2 hrs 20 mins (to London Stratford)
Cheapest price From £8.70 *
Distance (approx) 191km
No. of stops 2 (other services may use further stops)
First & last journey daily 5:00am/17:15pm

Our Norwich to London services and stops

Click below to see the stops for each service and plan your journey with ease.

490 coach towards London

Our 490 service travels up to 2 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Norwich Bus Station
  • University of East Anglia
  • Thetford Bus Interchange
  • London (Stratford)
  • London Victoria Coach Station

491 coach towards London

Our 491 service travels up to 4 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Norwich Bus Station
  • Thetford Bus Interchange
  • University of East Anglia
  • London (Stratford)
  • London Victoria Coach Station

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Departing from Norwich Bus Station

Coaches from Norwich Bus Station to London Victoria Coach Station run up to 6 times a day on our 490 and 491 routes.

The Bus Station is based in the city centre; close to all facilities and well-served by many bus routes. A taxi rank can also be found outside the station, and the station is just a 16-minute signposted stroll through the city centre.

Arriving at London Victoria Coach Station

London Victoria Coach Station is just 300 metres from the tube network, and is served by the Victoria Line, the District Line and the Circle Line. A bus stop is directly outside the coach station, and is served by many routes into the city centre.

Victoria Rail Station is also just 300 metres away, and there is a taxi rank outside the coach station on Eccleston Place.

Take a look at our London Victoria Station facilities.

Frequently asked questions

When is the first coach from Norwich to London?

The first coach leaves from Norwich Bus Station at 5.00am, arriving at London Victoria Coach Station at 8.50am.

When is the last coach from Norwich to London?

The last coach leaves from Norwich Bus Station at 17.15pm, arriving at London Victoria Coach Station at 20.50pm.

How much is the coach from Norwich to London?

A one-way journey from Norwich to London is available from £8.70*.

How long does the coach take from Norwich to London?

Our fastest coach journey from Norwich to London takes 2 hours and 20 mins to our Stratford stop.

What happens if I miss my coach from Norwich to London?

We have fare types available to give you more flexibility when you travel. Both our Standard and Fully Flexible fares are amendable, however, excess fees may apply. For more information, please visit our tickets page.

Alternatively, when buying your ticket you can add Change and Go to your booking. Change and Go allows you to board any available coach 12 hours before or after your original departure time for just £5 per journey. Find out more at our Change and Go page.

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