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Introducing Greater Anglia

Greater Anglia train service provides rail links for the east of England, connecting Norwich, Ipswich, and Cambridge together, along with trains into London Liverpool Street. Stansted and Southend Airport are also on the rail network, with a Stansted Express train just 50 minutes from the capital.

Greater Anglia timetables, ticket fares, and further information can be found in our journey planner. Routes from Norwich, Peterborough and Ipswich stations can be found below, along what things to do at each destination.

Why not plan ahead by checking out our Great Anglia train times page.

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Peak Hour

Peak Hours

Trains that arrive into Stratford or Liverpool Street between 07:45 and 09:45 am and leaving those stations between 16:30 and 18:30 pm.

Contact Information

Contact Information

Customer relations: 0345 600 7245

Twitter Customer Help: @greateranglia

Cycle Policy

Cycle Policy

Only folded bikes can be carried on during peak hours, unless reserved on Norwich to/from Liverpool Street.



Free for all customers on inter-city routes between Norwich, Ipswich and London.

First Class

First Class

Available on intercity services between Liverpool Street and Norwich.

Lost Property

Lost Property

Contact the Greater Anglia lost property team on: 0345 6007245

Norwich to London

Greater Anglia provides passengers with a Norwich to London Liverpool Street route that connects the major city in the region with the capital. Calling at Ipswich and Chelmsford along the way, commuters heading into London can get there in under 2 hours, making the trip also more appealing for those looking for a day out. Travelling First Class on the Greater Anglia Norwich to London route also includes fantastic benefits such as free WiFi, complimentary refreshments and bigger seats with a table to work. You can get great discounts on tickets for this train journey when booking in advance, which can be done through our journey planner.

If you fancy leaving the capital and want a break in the Anglia region, Norwich is ideal for a change of scenery. Take a look around Norwich Cathedral, a fantastic piece of architecture and one of the top tourist attractions in the city. The Norwich Lanes provides a great place for quirky gifts for friends and family, as well as plenty of cafes and restaurants to grab a bite to eat on the street. You can even take in all the sights in one go, with a sightseeing tour available for anyone interested in learning more about the city.

Norwich Castle

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Trains to London

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Trains to Norwich


Trains to Colchester

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Trains to Ely

Ipswich Marina

Greater Anglia Routes

While Norwich to London is one of the busiest train journeys for the network, Greater Anglia also provides other services, both into Liverpool Street and regional routes. Travelling between Colchester, Southend Victoria, Ipswich and King’s Lynn is now much easier, with several routes for passengers to use. With each destination providing its own unique experience, travelling between the towns is great for people looking for a spontaneous day out and break from everyday life.

The Stansted Express has become another key route on the Greater Anglia network, providing a fast service to the airport from Liverpool Street. As well as this, Stansted is also on a regional train network, allowing passengers from Cambridge, Peterborough and beyond a cheaper and easier way to travel to the airport.

About Greater Anglia

Abellio Greater Anglia has operated the East Anglia franchise since 2012 and has seen improvements to the services such as automatic ticket barriers, the addition of Shenfield to Oyster card travel and extra travel information for passengers at stations. By 2020, Abellio also pledges to replace the entire fleet of trains, modernising travel for all customers. A faster train from Norwich to London is also planned, along with free WiFi on all trains and stations.


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