Norwich travel guide

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You're Going to Love Norwich

With a population of 177.636, Norwich is a must-see destination in England, United Kingdom. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country. We recommend you stay at least 3 days in order to fully appreciate everything Norwich has to offer.

Where to Eat in Norwich

If you’re looking for affordable options, The Ivy Norwich Brasserie (30 London Street) and The Assembly House (Theatre Street) are great picks. For delicious green meals, The Lodge at Salhouse (Vicarage Rd) and Namaste Village Norwich (131-139 Queens Road) are recommended spots to get vegetarian or vegan food in Norwich.

When to visit Norwich

Norwich in January
Estimated hotel price
$148
1 night at 3-star hotel
Norwich in January
Estimated hotel price
$148
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Norwich

Plane

When flying to Norwich, you’ll arrive at Norwich Airport (NWI), which is located 6 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Norwich from Australia departs from Melbourne and takes around 23h 15m.

Train

Eurostar is the most popular train carrier serving Norwich, followed by AccesRail. The train journey from Norwich to Cambridge takes 1h 06m and costs around $42 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Lille, expect to pay about $78 for a 1h 22m trip. Located 0.2 km from the city centre, Norwich is the busiest station in Norwich. Another popular train station is Norwich Reedham, located 18 km from the centre.

Car

Another option to get to Norwich is to pick up a car hire from London, which is about 159 km from Norwich. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in London.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Norwich, including National Express, Megabus and FlixBus. From Southampton, the bus ride to Norwich takes 153 km and will cost you around $11. From Bristol, the ticket costs about $8 for a journey of 217 km. The most popular bus station is Norwich University of East Anglia, located 5 km from the city centre of Norwich. Norwich University Parking is also a commonly used station, and is 4 km from the city centre.

Plane

When flying to Norwich, you’ll arrive at Norwich Airport (NWI), which is located 6 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Norwich from Australia departs from Melbourne and takes around 23h 15m.

Train

Eurostar is the most popular train carrier serving Norwich, followed by AccesRail. The train journey from Norwich to Cambridge takes 1h 06m and costs around $42 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Lille, expect to pay about $78 for a 1h 22m trip. Located 0.2 km from the city centre, Norwich is the busiest station in Norwich. Another popular train station is Norwich Reedham, located 18 km from the centre.

Car

Another option to get to Norwich is to pick up a car hire from London, which is about 159 km from Norwich. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in London.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Norwich, including National Express, Megabus and FlixBus. From Southampton, the bus ride to Norwich takes 153 km and will cost you around $11. From Bristol, the ticket costs about $8 for a journey of 217 km. The most popular bus station is Norwich University of East Anglia, located 5 km from the city centre of Norwich. Norwich University Parking is also a commonly used station, and is 4 km from the city centre.

Airports near Norwich

Airlines serving Norwich

Lufthansa
Good (4,684 reviews)
KLM
Good (839 reviews)
SWISS
Good (962 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,673 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,557 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,236 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (481 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,603 reviews)
Air France
Good (982 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,114 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,990 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,405 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,062 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (228 reviews)
Finnair
Good (840 reviews)
LOT
Good (684 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (933 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (792 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,175 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,804 reviews)
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Where to stay in Norwich

Average rates range from around $163 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $289 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Norwich

Most booked hotels in Norwich

Cromer Country Club
4 stars
Excellent (8.9, Excellent reviews)
$191+
The White Horse
4 stars
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)
$162+
The Maids Head Hotel
4 stars
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
$192+
Holiday Inn Norwich City
4 stars
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
$159+
Sandcliff Guest House
3 stars
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
$140+
Revado Hotel
3 stars
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
$109+

Hiring a car in Norwich

Hiring a car in Norwich costs $77 per day, on average, or $230 if you want to hire it for 3 days.

Expect to pay $2.81 per litre in Norwich (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $33.65 and $44.87. The most frequently booked car type in Norwich is Intermediate (Nissan Qashqai or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Mini car hire (Fiat 500 or similar) is, on average, 58% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Hiring a car in Norwich costs $77 per day, on average, or $230 if you want to hire it for 3 days.

Expect to pay $2.81 per litre in Norwich (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $33.65 and $44.87. The most frequently booked car type in Norwich is Intermediate (Nissan Qashqai or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Mini car hire (Fiat 500 or similar) is, on average, 58% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.