Getting to Great Yarmouth
Situated on the most eastern edge of the Norfolk coast between the North Sea and the picturesque Norfolk Broads, Great Yarmouth is firmly in the centre of the European shipping and off-shore energy industries. Getting to Great Yarmouth is easy.
Norfolk is easily accessible by road from all parts of the UK. Major trunk roads into Norfolk are the M11, A11, A12 and A14 from London and the South-east, while the A47 and A14 serve the Midlands and the North. Follow the A47 to get to Great Yarmouth.
There are intercity services between Norwich and London Liverpool Street, with local connecting services within East Anglia. The average journey time from London to Great Yarmouth is 2 hours 20 minutes. Connecting services are available from the Midlands, the North of England and Scotland, via Peterborough, Cambridge and Ely. There are also local links from Norwich to Great Yarmouth. Visit www.nationalexpress.com or call 0845 600 7245 for timetables and ticket booking.
Norwich International Airport is a 35 minute drive from Great Yarmouth and offers direct UK flights to and from Manchester, Bristol, Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Glasgow. Direct and connecting flights also link East Anglia to over 650 worldwide destinations including Dublin, Paris and Amsterdam. Call 01603 411923 for more information.
Car and passenger ferries operate daily to and from Harwich in Essex, a 60 minute drive from Great Yarmouth. Ferries operate to and from Hook of Holland, Esbjerg and Europort. Call 01255 242000 for general enquiries.
When you get here
Ask at hotel reception for a copy of the What's On guide - there is a town and seafront map on pages 3 & 4 which will help you to naviage the eastern side of town. You can also download a copy.
A larger map of the whole borough is available in the Tourist Information Centre on Marine Parade priced at just fifty pence.