Ely to Thetford by train

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Travelling from Ely to Thetford by train

Fast trains from Ely to Thetford take around 20 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 33 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Ely and Thetford.

1. Are there direct trains from Ely to Thetford?

Direct trains from Ely to Thetford have been found.

We usually find around 38 direct trains on the route from Ely to Thetford every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 33 departures.

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

The Ely to Thetford train travel time is normally about 20 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Thetford is usually scheduled to depart Ely around 06:19 and the last train is around 23:13. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Ely around 06:22, and the last at 23:12.

When to book Ely 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 Ely to Thetford by train.

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Which train companies operate between Ely and Thetford?

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

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

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.