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.

Where to Eat in Norwich

If you’re looking for affordable options, The Assembly House (Theatre Street) and The Ivy Norwich Brasserie (30 London 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 February
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Norwich in February
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Norwich


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 New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 27h 25m.


AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Norwich, followed by Eurostar. The train journey from Norwich to Oxford takes 0h 54m and costs around $13 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Birmingham, expect to pay about $32 for a 1h 25m 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.


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.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Norwich, including National Express, FlixBus and Bus. From Bristol, the bus ride to Norwich takes 209 km and will cost you around $5. From Southsea, the ticket costs about $18 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

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British Airways
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Turkish Airlines
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Air France
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United Airlines
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Qatar Airways
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Austrian Airlines
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Air Canada
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Brussels Airlines
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Scandinavian Airlines
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Singapore Airlines
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Etihad Airways
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Where to stay in Norwich

Average rates range from around $158 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $257 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Norwich

Most booked hotels in Norwich

The Maids Head Hotel
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
Holiday Inn Norwich City
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
Revado Hotel
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
Dunston Hall Hotel, Spa & Golf Resort
Good (7.5, Good reviews)
Sprowston Manor Hotel, Golf & Country Club
Good (6.8, Good reviews)

Hiring a car in Norwich

Expect to pay $3.21 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 $38.46 and $51.28. The most frequently booked car type in Norwich is Intermediate (Skoda Octavia or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact car hire (Peugeot 208 or similar) is, on average, 39% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.