From Oakwood Park, you have multiple public modes of transport available to you, including regular buses, trains and the Thickthorn Park and Ride.
There are regular bus services that connect Oakwood Park to places such as Norwich and Wymondham Town Centre. If you would like to try the local bus services, you can claim your free one-month bus pass for services within the Norwich network. Just scan the QR code on the Travel Information Pack which has been delivered to you.
Regular services depart along Norwich Road, linking you to places such as Norwich, Cringleford for the Norfolk and Norwich Unversity hospital, Watton and Attleborough. Most bus services running along Norwich Road provide links with Hethersett. Google is a great resource for finding a route or bus stop, you can search for a route to find a timetable, or search when you are travelling to and from to display different ways of getting there.
For up to date service information, please use the following links:
Take a look at our Oakwood Park Bus Guide for all the information you’ll need on local buses and how to use them!
If you travel into Norwich every day or even just occasionally, why not try the Park and Ride Service at Thickthorn? This provides a great alternative to driving into the centre of Norwich, and it’s often quicker as it takes advantage of the bus lanes heading into the city!
Alternatively, if you are travelling to the UEA or Norfolk and Norwich Hospital, the Costessey Park and Ride services these locations. Find out all you need to know about Norwich Park and Ride Services here.
Wymondham Train Station is approximately a 30-minute walk from Oakwood Park or a 9 minute cycle. Services typically run hourly in both directions (to Norwich or in the direction of Cambridge). During peak hours there are more frequent services that provide greater flexibility for commuters. You can download train timetables here. If you would like to try the train service heading to Norwich for a month, you can claim a free one-month season ticket instead of the bus pass. Just complete the short travel survey.
For service updates and current measures in place on Greater Anglia services, please visit their website.
Wymondham Station doesn’t have many facilities, although it does have a café. There are 90 car parking spaces available (six are accessible spaces) and it also has 28 sheltered spaces for bikes.
If you don’t want to leave your bike there all day then you could take your bike on the train with you. National Rail has some handy tips here on travelling with your bike.
Railcards are a great way to save money (up to a third) on train travel. There are several cards available so most should be able to apply. Cards available are:
♦ 16-17 Saver;
♦ 16-25 Railcard (Sometimes known as the young person’s railcard);
♦ 26-30 Railcard;
♦ Disabled Person Railcard;
♦ Two Together Railcard;
♦ Friends and Family Railcard; and
♦ Senior Railcard.
You can apply for these directly through the Railcard website.
If travelling to Norwich by train, why not add PlusBus to your ticket? For an additional £3.20 per day, you can have unlimited bus travel around Norwich, this includes the UEA, Norfolk and Norwich Hospital, Broadland Business Park and Norwich Airport! PlusBus is available in many other cities too including Cambridge.