Trains for Norwich leave London's Liverpool Street Station every 30 minutes during the day, with an average journey time of 1 hr 50 mins. Operated by train company Greater Anglia, advance train tickets are available around 3 months before travel time, with one-way fares starting at £8.
If you need to keep in touch with colleagues during your journey, wi-fi is available free of charge to First Class ticket holders, whilst Standard Class customers can take advantage of the service for £2.95 per journey.
For European delegates, Eurostar is a fast and easy way to get to the UK by train. With high speed direct routes from Brussels, Lille and Paris, and easy onward connections from Ghent, Amsterdam, Bruges, Frankfurt and Rouen amongst others, taking the Eurostar is a great way to get from city to city. You'll arrive in London at the redeveloped St. Pancras International station, and from here it's a short journey on the London Underground (King's Cross St Pancras tube station; Circle, Metropolitan or Hammersmith & City lines) across to Liverpool Street Station for trains to Norwich.
There are also direct trains from Cambridge from First Capital Connect (average journey time 1 hr 20 mins), plus connections to the Midlands, North of England and Scotland via Peterborough.
Norwich Train Station is located in central Norwich, with the city centre only a 10 minute walk away.
Train tickets can be bought from individual train companies or via national ticket websites such as:
If you are travelling to Norfolk from the South East and London, the M11, A11, A12 and A14 are the major trunk roads. From the Midlands and North of England the A14, A11 and A47 are the principal routes.
National Express coaches travel to Norwich from London, other major cities and the main London airports (Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted) several times daily. For more information call 08705 80 80 80 or visit www.nationalexpress.com.
First Bus operates 80 inter-urban bus services throughout Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire, linking Norwich to other cities, towns and villages in the region. Buses stop at Norwich's main bus station at Surrey Street.
For more information visit First Bus Norfolk.
And whilst you're here, don't forget to make the most of your stay in both Norwich and the county of Norfolk. See the VisitNorwich and Visit Norfolk websites for ideas on other places to visit, things to do and events.