Katch Taxi-Bus

Katch Taxi-Bus

Wickham Market station – Wickham Market – Framlingham

Katch is an on-demand shared taxi-bus service connecting the East Suffolk Line at Wickham Market rail station with Wickham Market and Framlingham. The service runs 7 days a week using electric vehicles. Katch serves fixed bus stops along the route. Fares are in line with a bus service.

Book and pay via the Mobile App or by phone

The service can be booked in advance or on-the-day via the free mobile app from the Google Play store or Apple App store, or by telephone. Real-time train information is integrated into the app to help you plan your trip.

You can pay via the app or using cash / cashless payments on the bus. Concessionary passes and Endeavour Cards are not accepted.

Katch is available 7-days a week

  • Monday – Saturday 6.30am – 10.30pm
  • Sunday and Bank Holidays from 9.00am – 7.00pm


  • Return journey £7 adult, £3 child.
  • Single journey £4 adult, £1.50 child

Note: Due to the configuration of the mini-buses it’s not possible to carry non-folding bikes on Katch.

The service is a project by Suffolk County Council with support from the East Suffolk Lines Community Rail Partnership, Community Rail Network, the Department for Transport’s Community Rail Development Fund and Wickham Market Parish Council who helped fund the charging infrastructure for the mini-buses.

For more details on the service, how to book and the mobile apps see the Katch website

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