The area benefits from excellent communications to London and other major UK business centres. King’s Lynn is in close proximity to world-class universities in Cambridge and Norwich, providing businesses with access to their skills and research.
Journey times by road and rail
King’s Lynn to King’s Cross
100 minutes (direct)
King’s Lynn to Cambridge
45 mins (direct)
King’s Lynn to Stansted Airport
King’s Lynn to Norwich
King’s Lynn and West Norfolk has excellent road links with access to the A10, A17 and A47, connecting the area to other parts of the country, for example Peterborough (35 miles), Norwich (44 miles), Cambridge (44 miles) and London (110 miles).
West Norfolk benefits from a direct rail service to London King’s Cross and London Liverpool Street, through Cambridge. There is access to international rail routes via London’s St Pancras International station. There are regular rail connections via Ely to other UK business centres including Manchester and Birmingham using national rail services.
Air transport is also in easy reach, with cargo handling facilities available at Norwich and Stansted airports. London Stansted airport is under 90 minutes and Norwich airport in 60 minutes away both offering excellent international travel links. London Heathrow and Gatwick airports are both under 3 hours’ drive time and easily accessible by rail.
ABP Port handles over 500,000 tonnes of products every year, contributing over £40m and 590 local jobs.