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Coach from London to Norwich

From £9.60 one-way*

Duration: 2 hours 15 minutes (fastest)
Departures: up to 7 services per day

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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 London to Norwich

Our fastest coach from London Stratford to Norwich will get you there in just 2 hours 15 mins, giving you more time to explore this beautiful city.

With coaches running daily, fares starting from £9.60 one-way*, you can travel in style for less.

London to Norwich journey information
Fastest journey time 2 hrs 15 mins (from London Stratford)
Cheapest price From £9.60 *
Distance (approx) 189km
No. of stops 2 (other services use further stops)
First & last journey daily 7.30am/22.30pm (from London Victoria Coach Station)

Our London to Norwich services and stops

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

490 coach towards Norwich

Our 490 service travels up to 1 time a day and calls at the following stops:

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

491 coach towards Great Yarmouth

Our 491 service travels up to 5 times a day and calls at the following stops:

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

492 coach towards Norwich

Our 492 service travels up to 1 time a day and calls at the following stops:

  • London Victoria Coach Station
  • London (Stratford)
  • Stansted Airport
  • Newmarket, High Street
  • Thetford Bus Interchange
  • Norwich Bus Station

London to Norwich route map

Departing from 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.

Arriving at Norwich Bus Station

Coaches from Norwich Bus Station to London Victoria Coach Station depart from early in the morning, and run up to 4 times a day until late evening in each direction. 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.

Frequently asked questions

When is the first coach from London to Norwich?

The first coach leaves from London Victoria Coach Station at 7.30am, arriving at Norwich Bus Station at 10.50am.

When is the last coach from London to Norwich?

The last coach leaves from London Victoria Coach Station at 22.30pm, arriving at Norwich Bus Station at 2.35am.

How much is the coach from London to Norwich?

A one-way journey from London to Norwich is available from £9.60*.

How long does the coach take from London to Norwich?

Our fastest coach journey from London to Norwich takes 2 hrs 15 mins, from our Stratford stop to Norwich Bus Station.

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

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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