Norwich can be reached easily by train, car, air or coach from other UK cities. Overseas visitors can travel by air to Norwich airport though you may find more convenient flights to the London airports.
Norwich International Airport has regular scheduled flights to/from Amsterdam, Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Manchester.
A taxi from the airport to the John Innes Centre (JIC) or to the University of East Anglia (UEA) will cost about £15 and takes approximately 30 minutes depending on traffic.
Norwich is 2 hours by train from London Liverpool Street Station and there are usually trains every 30 minutes. There is also an intercity link with the Midlands and the North via Peterborough. Timetables and ticketing info can be found here: http://www.nationalrail.co.uk/. A taxi from the train station to JIC or UEA will cost around £12. Alternatively there are frequent buses (see below).
Bus numbers 25 and 25A run from Norwich train station to UEA. Buses are fairly frequent and the journey takes 30-40 minutes. A full timetable can be found here. The UEA campus is a 10 minute walk from the John Innes Centre.
Megabus and National Express provide coach services directly to UEA campus as well as to Norwich bus station. The journey from London takes approximately 3 hours. Further information can be found on their websites:
From the A47: Take the A47 Southern Bypass towards Norwich (East) until the B1108 Junction. At the junction with B1108 branch left (signposted Norwich) and at the roundabout take 1st exit signposted Norwich, University
Turn right at the traffic lights - Norwich Research Park is signposted. JIC is located on the right.
From the A11: Stay on A11 until you reach the Thickthorn Services roundabout. At roundabout take 2nd exit A47 (signposted Swaffham). At the junction with B1108 branch left (signposted Norwich) and at the roundabout take 3rd exit B1108. At next roundabout take 1st exit, signposted Norwich, University. Turn right at the traffic lights - Norwich Research Park is signposted. JIC is located on the right.