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Thetford Bus Interchange & Bus Services

Thetford Bus Interchange is located between Minstergate and St Nichols Street, just west of the town centre. It is served by local and national bus services. Facilities are somewhat basic, with limited shelters and a set of toilets. The Bus Interchange is owned and operated by Norfolk County Council. The Interchange is served by a number of local, regional and national bus services.

Facilities

There are toilets at the Interchange, which are managed by Thetford Town Council. There is no indoor waiting area, but there are shelters at each of the stops. The shelters are inexplicably tall though, so do not offer much protection from driving rain. There is good CCTV coverage of the Interchange.

Covered bicycle parking stands are available by the toilets. There is a short-stay car park (free for up to 20 minutes) on St Nocholas Street for drop-offs and pick-ups, which also has spaces for taxis. Free longer term parking can be found nearby in the St Nicholas Street (weekends only) and Minstergate car parks.

Bus Services from Thetford

No.RouteDaysFrequencyOperator
T1 Bus Interchange – Rail Station – Canterbury Way – Sainsburys – Kimms Belt – Bus Interchange Mo–SaEvery 30mins Coach Services
T2 Bus Interchange – Croxton Road – Admirals – Tesco – Cloverfields – Bus Interchange Mo–SaEvery 30mins Coach Services
T3 Cross Town Circular (combined T1 and T2 routes) Mo–FrOne per hour Coach Services
3/6 Thetford – Watton – N&NU Hospital (3) / Wymondham (6) – Norwich Mo–Fr5 per day KonectBus
X6 Thetford – Attleborough – Norwich Mo-Sa5 per day KonectBus
84 Thetford – Bury St Edmunds Mo–Sa1 per hour Coach Services
86 Brandon – Thetford – Bury St Edmunds Mo–Sa1 per hour Coach Services
40 Thetford – Brandon – Methwold – King's Lynn Mo–Fr6 per day Coach Services
134 Bury St Edmunds – Thetford – Attleborough – Wymondham – Norwich Tuesdays1 per day Suffolk Norse
191 Diss – Thetford – Bury St Edmunds (West Suffolk College) College Days1 per day Simonds
200/201 Thetford – Mildenhall Mo–Sa6 per day Coach Services
332 Thetford – Honington – Bury St Edmunds Mo–Sa3 per day Coach Services
490 London – Thetford – Norwich Mo–Su4 per day National Express
491 London – Mildenhall Thetford – Norwich – Great Yarmouth – Lowestoft Mo–Su1 per day National Express
727 Norwich – Thetford – Cambridge – Stanstead Airport – Heathrow Airport – Gatwich Airport Mo–Su10 per day National Express

2015 Relocation

The Interchange was relocated to its current site in 2015, in a controversial £3.8M project lead by Norfolk County Council. Full details of the relocation project.