Norwich travel guide

Norwich Tourism | Norwich Guide

You're Going to Love Norwich

With a population of 177.636, Norwich is a must-see destination in England, United Kingdom. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. Consider staying at least one whole day in Norwich to see all of its attractions.

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
€92
1 night at 3-star hotel
Norwich in January
Estimated hotel price
€92
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 Ireland departs from Milltown (Kerry) and takes around 1h 30m.

Train

AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Norwich, followed by Train. The train journey from Norwich to Bristol takes 1h 34m and costs around €32 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Brussels, expect to pay about €30 for a 2h 02m 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 DRIVALIA and GREEN MOTION , among others, in London.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Norwich, including National Express, FlixBus and Megabus. From Bristol, the bus ride to Norwich takes 217 km and will cost you around €3. From Birmingham, the ticket costs about €5 for a journey of 233 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 Ireland departs from Milltown (Kerry) and takes around 1h 30m.

Train

AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Norwich, followed by Train. The train journey from Norwich to Bristol takes 1h 34m and costs around €32 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Brussels, expect to pay about €30 for a 2h 02m 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 DRIVALIA and GREEN MOTION , among others, in London.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Norwich, including National Express, FlixBus and Megabus. From Bristol, the bus ride to Norwich takes 217 km and will cost you around €3. From Birmingham, the ticket costs about €5 for a journey of 233 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 (4,574 reviews)
KLM
Good (851 reviews)
SWISS
Good (920 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,402 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,593 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,276 reviews)
Air France
Good (970 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,543 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (482 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,925 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,119 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,481 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (5,664 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (222 reviews)
Finnair
Good (886 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (833 reviews)
LOT
Good (681 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,152 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (915 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,459 reviews)
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Where to stay in Norwich

Average rates range from around €92 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to €149 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Norwich

Most booked hotels in Norwich

The Maids Head Hotel
4 stars
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
€122+
Holiday Inn Norwich City
4 stars
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
€104+
Revado Hotel
3 stars
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
€59+
Dunston Hall Hotel, Spa & Golf Resort
4 stars
Good (7.5, Good reviews)
€116+
Sprowston Manor Hotel, Golf & Country Club
4 stars
Good (6.9, Good reviews)
€80+

Hiring a car in Norwich

Expect to pay €1.75 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 €20.97 and €27.96. Economy (Ford Fiesta or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Norwich, while also 72% cheaper than other types, on average.

Expect to pay €1.75 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 €20.97 and €27.96. Economy (Ford Fiesta or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Norwich, while also 72% cheaper than other types, on average.