• Timetable Changes from 9th December

    NEW early morning service between Watton and Norwich will give commuters better travel options into the city. Unfortunately the X6 will be withdrawn.

Timetable Changes - 9 December 2019

Affects routes: 3, 5A, 5C, 6, 6A, 37A, X6

Route 3&6 / 6A
Thetford - Watton | Watton - Wymondham - Norwich

The two route 6A journeys (0630 from Gt Ellingham to Norwich via Attleborough and 1910 from Norwich to Watton via Attleborough) will be replaced with similar route 6 journeys. The morning journey will be a 0620 route 6 departure from Watton to Norwich (0725 arrival) via Wymondham (0700) giving a new early morning arrival into Norwich from Watton. The evening journey will be a 1910 route 6 departure from Norwich to Watton (2018 arrival) via Wymondham (1944). Please note these two journeys will no longer serve Besthorpe, Attleborough and Great Ellingham. 

The Saturdays-only 0826 route 3 from Watton to Thetford and 1545 route 3 from Thetford to Watton will be withdrawn. 

Hethersett Academy

There will be changes to the 0805 route 6 from Norwich Bus Station and the 1351/1451 route 6 from Watton's Wayland Avenue.

In the morning the bus will operate through Cringleford's Newmarket Road and will therefore omit Intwood Road and Keswick Road. In the afternoon the bus will serve Cringleford Church and continue to Eaton, omitting Keswick Road and Intwood Road.

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Route 5A/5C
East Harling - Mulbarton | Mulbarton - Norwich - Blofield Heath (5A) / Little Plumstead (5C)

Route 5A/5C journeys between Mulbarton and Norwich will be withdrawn between Mondays and Saturdays. Please use Firstbus route 37 as an alternative. Journeys between East Harling and Norwich via Mulbarton will continue to operate but will be renumbered 37A. Journeys between Mulbarton and Norwich on Sundays & bank holidays will also be renumbered 37A. 

Please get in touch if you need a refund on a season ticket and we will be happy to help. 

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Route 37A
East Harling - Mulbarton - Norwich

Replaces sections of routes 5A and 5C. Journeys from East Harling to Norwich will depart at 0642 and 0910 with returning journeys from Norwich at 1315, 1615 and 1745. Route 37A will continue to operate via Hall Road (for Asda) except the 0642 from East Harling and the 1615 from Norwich which will serve Ipswich Road (for City College) instead. Journeys between Mulbarton and Norwich on Sundays & bank holidays will also be renumbered 37A. 

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Route X6
Thetford - Attleborough | Attleborough - Norwich

This route will be withdrawn due to continued losses which are no longer sustainable. We would like to thank passengers who have supported the 6A and X6 over the years since it started in 2011. 

The two route 6A journeys (0630 from Gt Ellingham to Norwich via Attleborough and 1910 from Norwich to Watton via Attleborough) will be replaced with similar route 6 journeys. The morning journey will be a 0620 route 6 departure from Watton to Norwich (0725 arrival) via Wymondham (0700) giving a new early morning arrival into Norwich from Watton. The evening journey will be a 1910 route 6 departure from Norwich to Watton (2018 arrival) via Wymondham (1944). Please note these two journeys will no longer serve Besthorpe, Attleborough and Great Ellingham. 

Alternatives are available between Attleborough and Norwich with Firstbus route 13. Alternatives are available between Thetford, Attleborough and Norwich with Greater Anglia trains. 

Please get in touch if you need a refund on a season ticket and we will be happy to help.