How To: Get to Suffolk

Suffolk is a beautiful county famous for it’s wide-open skyline & countryside, heritage coastline and top quality food and drink. Not surprisingly many people from around the country choose this picture perfect county for their wedding. If you’re dreaming of a wedding in Suffolk, here’s how to get here.

By Road

Suffolk is easily reached by car from London and the South East via the M25. Couples heading for Ipswich and the Suffolk coast should take the A12 from the M25. If you’re headed for the west of Suffolk and towns such as Newmarket and Bury St Edmunds take the M11/A11/A14 route.

From the North and the Midlands, Suffolk can be reached via the A14 which is easily accessed via many major trunk roads.

Find your way to Suffolk by using the AA Route Planner.

For bus services to Suffolk please visit the National Express website by clicking this link.

By Rail

Trains run to Suffolk from London Liverpool Street at least every hour, with more services during peak periods. If you’re travelling in from the Midlands or the North, you’ll need to change at Peterborough, Norwich or Cambridge.

Remember, often the earlier you book rail travel the cheaper the tickets will be!

For more information or to book rail tickets follow this link to the National Rail Enquiries website.

By Air

Suffolk is easily accessed from Stansted Airport in Essex or Norwich Airport in Norfolk. Both airports have regular flights to and from most European destinations with many budget airlines offering competitive fares.

By Sea

Visitors from northern Europe can reach Suffolk via Harwich port.