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There are 5 ways to get from Brightlingsea to Harwich by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  2h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Brightlingsea, Victoria Place to Wivenhoe, Co-op 62 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Thorpe-le-Soken, station to Harwich, Bus Station 3 / ...

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Bus, train  •  2h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Brightlingsea, Victoria Place to Wivenhoe, Co-op 62 / ...
  2. Take the train from Wivenhoe to Colchester
  3. Take the train from Manningtree to Harwich Town

$11 - $17

3 alternative options

Line 62 bus, bus  •  2h 17m

  1. Take the line 62 bus from Brightlingsea, Station Road to Colchester Town Centre, Greyfriars 62
  2. Take the bus from Colchester Town Centre, Greyfriars to Harwich, Mayflower Avenue 102 / ...

Taxi  •  25m

  1. Take a taxi from Brightlingsea to Harwich 18.6 miles

$50 - $60

Drive  •  25m

  1. Drive from Brightlingsea to Harwich 18.6 miles

$4 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Brightlingsea to Harwich is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Brightlingsea to Harwich is to taxi which costs £35 - £50 and takes 25m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brightlingsea station to Harwich. However, there are services departing from Brightlingsea, Station Road and arriving at Harwich, Mayflower Avenue via Colchester Town Centre, Greyfriars. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 17m.

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The distance between Brightlingsea and Harwich is 14 miles. The road distance is 18.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Brightlingsea to Harwich without a car is to bus which takes 2h 8m and costs .

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It takes approximately 2h 8m to get from Brightlingsea to Harwich, including transfers.

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Brightlingsea to Harwich bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Brightlingsea, Station Road.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Brightlingsea to Harwich is 19 miles. It takes approximately 25m to drive from Brightlingsea to Harwich.

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There are 243+ hotels available in Harwich. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Brightlingsea to Harwich.
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  • Distance: 14.5 miles
  • Duration: 2h 8m

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

You can take a bus from Brightlingsea to Harwich via Wivenhoe, Co-op, Wivenhoe, Thorpe-le-Soken, and Thorpe-le-Soken, station in around 2h 8m.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Wivenhoe to Colchester
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Manningtree to Harwich Town
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Brightlingsea, Victoria Place to Wivenhoe, Co-op
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Brightlingsea, Station Road to Colchester Town Centre, Greyfriars
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Greyfriars to Harwich, Mayflower Avenue
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
firstgroup.com
New Horizon Travel
Phone
01206 255 255
Email
nhtltd@aol.com
Website
horizonbus.co.uk
Bus from Brightlingsea, Victoria Place to Wivenhoe, Co-op
Ave. Duration
18m
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
horizonbus.co.uk
Hedingham Omnibuses
Phone
+44 1206 769778
Email
services@hedingham.co.uk
Website
hedingham.co.uk
Bus from Thorpe-le-Soken, station to Harwich, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
hedingham.co.uk
Panther Travel
Phone
+44 7918 649427
Email
info@bigblackpanther.com
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Thorpe-le-Soken, station to Harwich, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Greyfriars to Harwich, Mayflower Avenue
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Brightlingsea to Harwich
Ave. Duration
25m
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Hawk Express Cabs
Phone
+44 1473 222 222
Website
hawkexpresscabs.co.uk
Avenue Taxis
Phone
+44 1473 888 888
Website
avenue-taxis.com

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