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Norwich to London by train

It takes an average of 1h 51m to travel from Norwich to London by train, over a distance of around 98 miles (158 km). There are normally 59 trains per day traveling from Norwich to London and tickets for this journey start from $13.31 when you book in advance.

First train


Last train


Departure station


Arrival station


Journey time

From 1h 42m


98 miles (158 km)


59 trains per day


Direct trains available


From $13.31

Train operators

Greater Anglia

Norwich to London train times

Check out the next trains departing from Norwich to London for Sunday Feb 25th 2024 using our handy timetable below, including platform and live travel information. You can view the full day timetable or search for a different date here.
07:20 norwich10:11 london kings crossPlatform 3 estimatedgreater anglia PeakGet tickets2h 51m, 1 change
08:00 norwich11:07 london liverpool streetPlatform 2 estimatedgreater anglia Get tickets3h 7m, 2 changes
09:03 norwich11:33 london st pancras internationalPlatform 5 estimatedgreater anglia PeakGet tickets2h 30m, 1 change
09:55 norwich12:11 london kings crossPlatform 6 estimatedeast midlands railway PeakGet tickets2h 16m, 1 change
10:03 norwich12:33 london st pancras internationalPlatform 3A estimatedgreater anglia PeakGet tickets2h 30m, 1 change

How to travel from Norwich to London by train

Want to find out more about taking the train from Norwich to London? Look no further.

You'll usually find 59 trains per day running between Norwich and London, which usually take 1 hour 51 minutes to complete the 158 km journey. It can take as little as 1 hour 42 minutes on the fastest services though, if you want to get there as quickly as possible. As soon as you board the train, you'll be able to make yourself comfortable and enjoy the journey as there are direct services available.

You can save money on train tickets from Norwich to London if you book in advance, as tickets usually start from $13.31. Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to compare ticket prices and get the cheapest fares.

Want to book your train tickets now? Just start a search with us today. If you want to find out more about the journey, read on for train schedules (including first and last train times), FAQs and tips on how to book cheap train tickets.

FAQs for Norwich to London

Want to know more about your journey from Norwich to London? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Norwich to London take?

The average journey time by train between Norwich and London is 1 hour and 51 minutes, with around 59 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Norwich and London by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Norwich to London is 1 hour and 42 minutes.

How much does the train from Norwich to London cost?

Train tickets from Norwich to London can start from as little as $13.31 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Norwich to London?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Norwich to London without having to change trains. There are 59 direct trains from Norwich to London each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Norwich to London leave?

The first train from Norwich to London leaves at 04:00. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Norwich to London leave?

The last train from Norwich to London leaves at 22:22. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Norwich and London by train?

Trains travelling from Norwich to London cover a distance of around 98 miles (158 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from London to Norwich.

Cheap train tickets from Norwich to London

Train tickets from Norwich to London start at $13.31 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets.

Book in advance

Look out for Advance tickets – they usually come out up to 12 weeks before the departure date and can be cheaper than buying on the day. If you’re here a tad early, sign up for our Advance ticket alert today to get notified when your tickets are released.

Consider a Season Ticket

If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for Norwich to London is right for you.

Use your Railcard

National Railcards offer a 1/3 off eligible train tickets in the UK and can be a great investment if you travel a few times or more in a year. Find out how you can save with a National Railcard here.

Split your tickets

Download our app to find split tickets — courtesy of SplitSave, our handy feature which 'splits' your train tickets where possible to find you a better deal. Learn more about the clever tech behind split tickets, and how to spot SplitSave discounts in our app.

For more money-saving tips on UK and European train travel, read our cheap train tickets guide.

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What are my ticket options for this journey?

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Tips and tricks from our Trainline team blog

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Traveling from Norwich to London by train

I recently took the train from Norwich to London with Greater Anglia, traveling in Standard Class. It took just under two hours to get from Norwich station to London Liverpool Street station by train.

What I enjoyed about the journey 

During the journey, I enjoyed looking out of the windows and admiring the great views – the British countryside is so beautiful! I was able to sit back and relax, as the seats were comfortable and there was air conditioning on the train. I was also able to charge my devices thanks to the power outlets on board, and there was free WiFi!

I was also impressed with the speed of the journey – I was able to travel from Norfolk to the nation’s capital in under two hours!

What I didn’t like about the journey

One thing I didn’t like about my trip was the toilet facilities on board the train.

That said, overall I was fairly happy with my train trip from Norwich to London. I was impressed with most of the amenities available on board and it was a quick journey into the capital.


About Jo

Jo, a Trainline employee, chose to share their experience of the journey between Norwich and London. The review has been written by one of our travel writers, based on a survey including multiple-choice questions regarding pros and cons of the journey.

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