Katch Bookable Bus

Katch Taxi-Bus

Wickham Market stationFramlingham/Snape

Katch is a bookable bus service and connects the East Suffolk Line at Wickham Market rail station with Framlingham, Parham, Hacheston and Wickham Market, Tunstall and Snape. The service runs Monday to Saturday and Bank Holidays.

Katch serves fixed stops along the route including the popular destinations of Framlingham Castle and Snape Maltings. Fares are in line with a bus service; there are discounts for Endeavour Card holders and the service operates a loyalty card scheme to earn free journeys (book 6 journeys, your 7th is free).

How to Book

The service can be booked up to two weeks in advance to as little as an hour before you want to travel. Book by phone on 01728 635 939. Note: office booking hours are Mon – Fri, 08:30 – 16:30; any Saturday journey must be booked prior to Saturday.

How to Pay

Pay using contactless card or cash when you board. Concessionary passes are not accepted.

Dogs on Katch

Accompanied dogs travel free but Katch needs to know your four-legged friend will be travelling with you when you make the booking.

Operating Hours

  • Monday – Friday 7.30am – 18.30pm
  • Saturday 10.00am – 18.30pm
  • Bank Holidays 10:00 – 18:00

For more details about the service, fares and to book a journey, see the Katch website

Vehicle Details

The mini-bus can accommodate one wheelchair (requires anchors) plus eleven passengers. Due to the configuration of the vehicle it’s not possible to carry non-folding bikes on Katch.

Katch is operated by CATS – Coastal Accessible Transport Service. The service is funded by East Suffolk Council and the East Suffolk Community Partnership with in-kind support from Suffolk County Council and the East Suffolk Lines Community Rail Partnership.