Information about bus, rail and the King's Lynn Ferry services
King's Lynn Ferry
A regular passenger ferry service operates between the historic centre of King's Lynn and West Lynn.
The service has been running since 1285. It provides an ideal way to view the beautiful historic quayside of King's Lynn from the other side of the River Great Ouse at West Lynn.
The Ferry also provides a convenient service for commuters and shoppers who wish to avoid travelling and parking in the town centre.
|Date and time||Frequency|
|Monday to Saturday||
20 minutes to the hour, on the hour and 20 minutes past the hour
At peak times a continuous service between West Lynn and King’s Lynn operates between 6:45am to 9am and 5pm to 6:30pm
|Bank holidays||No service|
All times above are West Lynn departure times with the last ferry leaving at 6:30pm. The gates are shut shortly after this time.
The service is operated by S.N. Kingston Marine Services. The operators reserve the right to suspend service if tide or weather conditions present any risk to passenger's safety.
West Lynn Terminal: Ferry Square, West Lynn, PE34 3JQ. Free parking is available at the West Lynn terminal.
King's Lynn Terminal: Ferry Lane, King's Lynn, PE30 1HN.
Please note: Ferry Lane is a pedestrian access lane only, accessed off King Street, King's Lynn.
S.N Kingston Marine Services, The Pavilion, Ferry Square, West Lynn, King's Lynn, PE34 3JQ
Telephone: 07974 260639
The bus station area in King's Lynn has recently been refurbished to improve the pedestrian links between the bus and rail station.
If you have questions relating to bus timetables and services please contact the relevant operator. The local operators are below:
- Lynx Bus - local bus timetables
- First Group - Eastern counties bus, covering Norfolk and Suffolk
- Norfolk Green (Stagecoach)
- Konectbus - provides links to many locations throughout Norfolk
- Coach Services Ltd - for Thetford and the surrounding areas
- West Norfolk Community Transport (01553 776971) - safe and affordable door to door transport for those unable to access public transport due to location, age or mobility issues
- NCC Travel and Transport - information on bus timetables, operators and bus stations in the area
- Vancouver Quarter
For information on train times and tickets, you can visit the websites below:
Please note; train times changed on 20 May. You can find out more on the Rail Plan 2020 website.
West Norfolk Community Transport (WNCT) provides safe and affordable transport services for people who are unable to access public transport services due to location, age or mobility issues. You can find out more on the WNCT website.