There are 4 ways to get from Basildon to Harwich by bus, train or car

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Line 100 bus, train  •  2h 47m

  1. Take the line 100 bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station 100 / ...
  2. Take the train from Chelmsford to Manningtree

£24 - £34

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Line 100 bus, bus  •  4h 40m

  1. Take the line 100 bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station 100 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Colchester Town Centre, High Street 71 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Colchester Town Centre, The George to Harwich, Mayflower Avenue 102 / ...

£23 - £27

2 alternative options

Train  •  2h 48m

  1. Take the train from Basildon to West Ham
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Manningtree

£38 - £56

Drive  •  1h 1m

  1. Drive from Basildon to Harwich 59.5 miles

£9 - £15

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The cheapest way to get from Basildon to Harwich is to drive which costs £9 - £15 and takes 1h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Basildon to Harwich is to drive which costs £9 - £15 and takes 1h 1m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Basildon station to Harwich. However, there are services departing from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station and arriving at Harwich, Mayflower Avenue via Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station and Colchester Town Centre, The George. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Basildon to Harwich. However, there are services departing from Basildon and arriving at Harwich Town via West Ham station, Stratford (London) and Manningtree. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 48m.

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The distance between Basildon and Harwich is 44 miles. The road distance is 59.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Basildon to Harwich without a car is to line 100 bus and train which takes 2h 47m and costs £24 - £35.

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It takes approximately 2h 47m to get from Basildon to Harwich, including transfers.

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Basildon to Harwich bus services, operated by First in Essex, depart from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station.

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Basildon to Harwich train services, operated by c2c, depart from Basildon station.

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The best way to get from Basildon to Harwich is to train which takes 2h 48m and costs £35 - £60. Alternatively, you can line 100 bus and bus, which costs £23 - £27 and takes 4h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Basildon to Harwich.
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  • Distance: 44 miles
  • Duration: 2h 47m

What companies run services between Basildon, England and Harwich, England?

You can take a train from Basildon to Harwich via West Ham, West Ham station, Stratford station, Stratford (London), and Manningtree in around 2h 48m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Basildon to Harwich via Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station, Colchester Town Centre, High Street, and Colchester Town Centre, The George in around 4h 40m.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to Manningtree
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £19
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Manningtree
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£23 - £35
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
London Overground
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Chelmsford to Manningtree
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
London Overground
Train from Stratford (London) to Manningtree
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
London Overground
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Basildon to West Ham
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Bus operators
First in Essex
Phone
+44 345 646 0707
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£7 - £8
Website
First in Essex
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Colchester Town Centre, High Street
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £10
Website
First in Essex
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, The George to Harwich, Mayflower Avenue
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £9
Website
First in Essex
Panther Travel
Phone
01255 554974
Email
info@panther-travel.co.uk
Website
panther-travel.co.uk
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, The George to Harwich, Mayflower Avenue
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
Panther Travel

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Basildon to Harwich bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Harwich, Mayflower Avenue station.

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Basildon to Harwich train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Manningtree station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Basildon to Harwich is 59 miles. It takes approximately 1h 1m to drive from Basildon to Harwich.

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