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Travelling from Dronfield to Thetford by train

Book your train journey from Dronfield to Thetford with East Midlands Railway, find out more about the journey and answers to all your questions below:

The time of the journey by train from Dronfield to Thetford is on average 3 hours 18 minutes, but the fastest trains take around 2 hours 44 minutes.

Trains to Thetford from Dronfield run up to 1 times per hour. The first train from Dronfield to Thetford in a morning is [first-train-time] and the last train time is [last-train-time].

Dronfield to Thetford by train: key facts at a glance

Average train time: 3h 18m
Fastest journey time: 2h 44m
First train: 05:24
Last train: 19:16
Origin station Dronfield station
Destination station Thetford station

How to get cheap train tickets from Dronfield to Thetford

Our Off-Peak and Super Off-Peak tickets are a great way to get cheap train tickets and save money on your journey from Dronfield to Thetford if you don't need to travel at rush hour, and can be bought just before you board. Our app is the best way to buy last minute rail tickets, and most of our tickets can be sent to your mobile too.

Our tickets are even cheaper if you buy in advance. Plan your journey online and we’ll show you the cheapest train tickets for your chosen travel times.

If you want to save even more on your rail journeys you could save up to a third off every train journey with a National Railcard. Our Railcards page has more information on all railcard options.

Regular travellers can save with a Season ticket if they travel on the same train route from Dronfield to Thetford at least three or four days a week. A Flexi Season ticket could help you save money if you’re travelling eight days in 28 days – you can travel any time between two stations, offering flexibility and savings when working fewer days in the office.

If you’re travelling as a group from Dronfield to Thetford, why not check out our group tickets. We have a wide range of options to suit a variety of group sizes, whether travelling with your colleagues or a group of students. Visit our group train tickets page for further information.

If you’re travelling with your family from Dronfield to Thetford, you can save money on the cost of your train tickets with a Family and Friends Railcard. To see how you can benefit benefit from a third off for up to four adults along with 60% off for up to four kids, head over to our Family and Friends Railcard page.

Looking for even more ways to save money on UK rail travel? Head over to our cheap train tickets guide for more information.

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Route Timetables

Find your PDF timetable(s) below for train services between to . This will give you detailed information about the to train route, where the trains stop, a full list of service times along with other useful information.

Travelling from Dronfield to Thetford - what type of train tickets are on offer?

Travel by train from Dronfield to Thetford in comfort and ease with a flexible range of tickets, each created to help you find the best option for your rail journey.

Advance tickets

Save money travelling from Dronfield to Thetford when you book your rail tickets up to 12 weeks ahead of your departure. Typically, the earlier ahead you book the more you save. The Advance ticket type is often the go-to for pre-planned train journeys to Thetford. Advance tickets are available on our website, mobile app and from ticket offices. Find out more about Advance train tickets.

Super Off Peak and Off Peak tickets

Go from Dronfield to Thetford and save on every mile with our Off Peak and Super Off Peak train tickets. Available on specified train routes outside of peak hours, these tickets are perfect for those that can be a bit more flexible with when they leave Dronfield. Off Peak rail travel varies depending on route and location, so please check on our website, mobile app or from our ticket offices for eligibility. Find out more about Super Off Peak and Off Peak tickets.

Anytime tickets

Travel at peak times, in the afternoon, or late evening with an Anytime train ticket. You can purchase your own Anytime ticket at, well, anytime. Fancy a spontaneous trip to Thetford? Then the Anytime rail ticket is here to get you there. Either grab a digital copy via our website and mobile app or pick up a paper version from our ticket offices. Find out more about Anytime tickets.

What train ticket type is right for me?

If you’re a more frequent rail traveller, a season ticket will offer the most freedom and value. If you don’t travel via train very often, our online journey planner will provide multiple options for your journey from Dronfield to Thetford, so you can choose the cheapest or best option for you.

Travelling in comfort with East Midlands Railway

Whether you’re travelling from Dronfield to Thetford for work or leisure, rest assured that when you’re on board an East Midlands Railway train built for comfort. Enjoy access to free WiFi whilst relaxing in a comfy seat equipped with a table or tray table. Our handy plug sockets will ensure you never run out of battery too!

If you’re looking for more space on your train journey from Dronfield to Thetford, then check out First Class. You can enjoy access to larger, more spacious seats, quieter carriages and refreshments.

Journey information from Dronfield to Thetford

How much is a train ticket from Dronfield to Thetford?

Take the train from Dronfield to Thetford from just [price] one-way when you book rail tickets in advancePlan your journey online to see the cheapest train ticket prices to Thetford for your chosen travel times.

What is the fastest train between Dronfield and Thetford?

The fastest train between Dronfield and Thetford is 2 hours 44 minutes. Use our journey planner tool to find the rail quickest journeys.

How long does it take to travel from Dronfield to Thetford by train?

The average journey time by train from Dronfield to Thetford takes 3 hours 18 minutes. Journey times may be slightly longer at weekends and on Bank Holidays. Check journey times on your travel dates with our online journey planner or download a train timetable .

How many trains a day are there from Dronfield to Thetford?

There are up to 14 trains per day from Dronfield to Thetford.

Are there any direct trains from Dronfield to Thetford?

Yes, you can travel from Dronfield to Thetford without changing trains. Find direct trains to Thetford with our online journey planner.

What time is the first train from Dronfield to Thetford?

The first train leaves at 05:24 from Dronfield to Thetford. Buy your train tickets in advance online or from our app and avoid rushing on the day. Please note that train times and services may vary during weekends and Bank Holidays.

What time is the last train from Dronfield to Thetford?

The last train from Dronfield to Thetford leaves at 19:16.

When should you book your train tickets from Dronfield to Thetford?

Booking your rail tickets from Dronfield to Thetford in advance is recommended if you are looking to secure the best price. You can book advance train tickets from up to 12 weeks ahead of your journey.

What is the difference between first class and standard class on trains between Dronfield to Thetford?

First Class tickets on trains between Dronfield to Thetford typically offer larger, more spacious seats, quieter carriages, access to on-board refreshments and other amenities compared to Standard Class .

Can I book assistance for my train journey from Dronfield to Thetford?

Yes, we offer Passenger Assist services at the station and on-board between Dronfield and Thetford. We recommend booking at least 12 hours before you travel. You can book assistance online or by calling our Passenger Assist team on 08000 11 33 23.

Dronfield

  • Ticket office
  • Car park
  • Ticket machine
  • Taxi-rank

Thetford

  • Ticket office
  • Prepurchase collection
  • Car park
  • Ticket machine
  • Toilets
  • Wifi
  • Seated area available