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Stansted Airport to Thetford by train

  • First train
    05:16
  • Last train
    22:10
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 16m
  • Distance
    68 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    17
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 28m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Stansted Airport to Thetford by train

Fast trains from Stansted Airport to Thetford take around 1 hour and 16 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 68 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Stansted Airport and Thetford.

1. Are there direct trains from Stansted Airport to Thetford?

Journeys between Stansted Airport and Thetford usually involve one change of train. We have found some direct departures on this route but these are less frequent than routes requiring a change.

We usually find around 15 departures on the route from Stansted Airport to Thetford every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 19 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Stansted Airport to Thetford?

The Stansted Airport to Thetford train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 16 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Stansted Airport to Thetford train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Thetford is usually scheduled to depart Stansted Airport around 05:16 and the last train is around 22:10. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Stansted Airport around 05:25, and the last at 22:10.

When to book Stansted Airport to Thetford train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Stansted Airport to Thetford by train.

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Which train companies operate between Stansted Airport and Thetford?

More than one train company operates on the route from Stansted Airport to Thetford, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • CrossCountry
  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.