Thurston is linked to neighbouring towns and villages by regular rail and bus services.
Train Services. Provided under the Greater Anglia Franchise. Monday to Saturday, hourly services in each direction throughout the day, generally at 30 minutes past the hour to Stowmarket and Ipswich, and 12 minutes to the hour to Bury St Edmunds and Cambridge, with variations in the evenings and early mornings. There are slightly fewer trains on Saturdays. On Sundays and Bank Holidays there is a two-hourly service, but there are alternate two-hourly services to Ipswich and Peterborough from Bury St Edmunds. Approximate journey times from Thurston: to Bury, 6 minutes, Cambridge 42 minutes, Ipswich 33 minutes.
Bus Services. Provided by Galloway European Coachlines Ltd.
Service 384, Stowmarket to Bury St Edmunds via Beyton
Service 385, Stowmarket to Bury St Edmunds via Norton.
Combined, these give an hourly service in each direction throughout most of the day Monday to Saturday. However the 385 takes a slightly different route through Thurston on alternate hours.
There is no Sunday or Bank Holiday bus service. Journey times are approximately 28 minutes to Bury bus station and 45 minutes to Stowmarket.
Trains: Greater Anglia Customer Services 0845 600 7245
Disabled Persons Helpline 0800 028 2878
National Timetable Enquiries 08457 48 49 50
Buses: Traveline: 0871 200 22 33
Galloways 01449 766323
Simonds 01379 647300