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

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Bus  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Brightlingsea, Victoria Place to Colchester, Mascot Square 62 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Colchester, Mascot Square to Harwich, Bus Station (Harwich Rail) X15

$14

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Bus, train  •  2 h 18 min

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

$14 - $21

3 alternative options

Line 62 bus, bus  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take the line 62 bus from Brightlingsea, Station Road to Colchester Town Centre, Head Street (Colch Head St) 62
  2. Take the bus from Colchester Town Centre, Head Street (Colch Head St) to Harwich, Mayflower Avenue 102 / ...

$15

Taxi  •  25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Brightlingsea to Harwich 18.6 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  25 min

  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 25 min.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Brightlingsea to Harwich station. However, there are services departing from Brightlingsea, Victoria Place and arriving at Harwich, Bus Station (Harwich Rail) via Colchester, Mascot Square. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 43 min.

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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 1 h 43 min and costs £11.

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It takes approximately 1 h 43 min to get from Brightlingsea to Harwich, including transfers.

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Brightlingsea to Harwich bus services, operated by First in Essex, depart from Brightlingsea, Victoria Place station.

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Brightlingsea to Harwich bus services, operated by Panther Travel, arrive at Harwich, Bus Station (Harwich Rail).

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

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There are 235+ hotels available in Harwich. Prices start at $64 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: 1 h 43 min

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

You can take a bus from Brightlingsea to Harwich via Colchester, Mascot Square in around 1 h 43 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Wivenhoe to Colchester
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Colchester to Manningtree
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Manningtree to Harwich Town
Ave. Duration
22 min
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 Colchester, Mascot Square
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Brightlingsea, Station Road to Colchester Town Centre, Head Street (Colch Head St)
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Head Street (Colch Head St) to Harwich, Mayflower Avenue
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Brightlingsea, Victoria Place to Wivenhoe, Co-op (Wivenhoe Co-op)
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Website
firstgroup.com
New Horizon Travel
Phone
01206 255 255
Email
nhtltd@aol.com
Website
horizonbus.co.uk
Bus from Brightlingsea, Victoria Place to Colchester, Mascot Square
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
horizonbus.co.uk
Bus from Brightlingsea, Victoria Place to Wivenhoe, Co-op (Wivenhoe Co-op)
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
horizonbus.co.uk
Panther Travel
Phone
+44 7918 649427
Email
info@bigblackpanther.com
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Colchester, Mascot Square to Harwich, Bus Station (Harwich Rail)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Head Street (Colch Head St) to Harwich, Mayflower Avenue
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Brightlingsea to Harwich
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Avenue Taxis
Phone
+44 1473 888 888
Website
avenue-taxis.com
Hawk Express Cabs
Phone
+44 1473 222 222
Website
hawkexpresscabs.co.uk

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