flexibus+ by Vectare

flexibus+ operates on behalf of Norfolk County Council to provide an accessible service linking parts of rural West Norfolk to the town of Swaffham. You can catch flexibus+ to or from the following villages:

  • North Pickenham
  • South Pickenham
  • Great Cressingham
  • Little Cressingham
  • Threxton Hill
  • Hilborough
  • Bodney
  • Ickburgh
  • Mundford
  • Methwold
  • Cranwich
  • Didlington
  • Little London
  • Northwold
  • Brookville
  • Foulden
  • Gooderstone
  • Oxborough
  • Cockley Clay
  • Drymere
  • Shingham
  • Beachamwell
  • Eastmoor
  • Barton Bendish

flexibus+ Fares

flexibus+ f1 / f2 Farechart

flexibus+ fares can be paid by either cash or card* when boarding the bus, or at the time of booking if your journey is booked by the flexibus+ app (see below for details).
*Sorry we don't accept American Express or Visa Electron.

Booking flexibus+

As flexibus+ primarily works on a demand responsive basis, passengers are required to prebook their journeys. Details of journey availability is shown below.

To make a booking simply call our team on 0115 777 3187 or by download the flexibus+ app on your smartphone by visiting the Apple app store or Google play store

Service f1

The f1 operates on Monday-Friday mornings only allowing journeys from any of the listed villages in the flexibus+ area to Swaffham Market Place. Journeys on the f1 can only be made between 0700 and 0745. In Swaffham the bus connects with the First Excel service for onward journeys towards Dereham, Norwich or Kings Lynn.

Service f2

The f2 operates between 0930 and 1430 and then between 1600 and 1900 Monday to Friday as well between 0700 and 1900 on Saturdays allowing journeys from any village in the flexibus+ area to either Swaffham or any other flexibus+ village. Please note local journeys wholly within Swaffham town are not permitted. 

Service f3

The f3 is a regular bus service which operates a limited weekday timetable between Barton Bendish and Swaffham via Beachamwell, Drymere and the Nicholas Hamond Academy. You can't prebook the f3, simply wait at one of the stops served and put your hand out when you see the bus approaching. You can find the f3 timetable, fare information and route map below or by clicking this link.

flexibus+ f3 Timetableflexibus+ f3 Farechartflexibus+ f3 Route Map

Please be advised that our Passenger Promise scheme covers our Flexibus+ DRT service, but only if you have a confirmed booking for the service which subsequently gets cancelled for operational reasons. If you are unable to make a booking because the service is fully booked at the time that you wish to travel, you are not able to reclaim costs via Passenger Promise.  

Onward Journeys

You can find more information about other bus services in Norfolk by visiting the Travel Norfolk bus page here. This includes a multi-operator journey planner to help plan connecting journeys across the County.