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.

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 via the Flexiroute mobile app from the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store or by calling 01728 635 939. Note: office booking hours are Mon – Fri, 08:30 – 16:30.

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

Operating Hours from 11 April 2023

  • 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 bus can accommodate one wheelchair (requires anchors) plus eleven passengers. Note: 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.

Action short of a strike Fri 1/12 to Mon 4/12 and Wed 6/12 to Sat 9/12. Rail strike on Tue 5/12