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There are 6 ways to get from Bristol to Harwich International Port by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Manningtree

$97 - $164

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Bus, train  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Cabot Circus to Heathrow Central Bus Station M25
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Manningtree

$58 - $89

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Bus  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Colchester National Express / ...

$63 - $79

Drive  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Bristol to Harwich International Port 211 miles

$45 - $70

Fly to Norwich, train  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Norwich (NWI) BRS - NWI
  2. Take the train from Norwich to Manningtree

$124 - $430

Fly to Southend, train  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Southend (SEN) BRS - SEN
  2. Take the train from Shenfield to Manningtree

$243 - $418

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The cheapest way to get from Bristol to Harwich International Port is to drive which costs £35 - £50 and takes 3 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol to Harwich International Port is to drive which costs £35 - £50 and takes 3 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol station to Harwich International Port. However, there are services departing from Bristol Bus & Coach Station and arriving at Upper Dovercourt, Dovercourt Hospital via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and Colchester Town Centre, The George. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 44 min.

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The distance between Bristol and Harwich International Port is 169 miles. The road distance is 211 miles.

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The best way to get from Bristol to Harwich International Port without a car is to train which takes 4 h 11 min and costs £70 - £130.

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It takes approximately 4 h 11 min to get from Bristol to Harwich International Port, including transfers.

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Bristol to Harwich International Port bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bristol Bus & Coach Station.

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The best way to get from Bristol to Harwich International Port is to train which takes 4 h 11 min and costs £70 - £130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £45 - £65 and takes 7 h 44 min.

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There is no direct flight from Bristol Airport to Norwich Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h and has one stopover.

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Bristol to Harwich International Port bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Colchester station.

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Map of how to get from Bristol to Harwich International Port.
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  • Distance: 169.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 11 min

What companies run services between Bristol, England and Harwich International Port, England?

You can take a train from Bristol to Harwich International Port via London Paddington, Lancaster Gate station, Liverpool Street station, London Liverpool Street, Manningtree, and Harwich International in around 4 h 11 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bristol to Harwich International Port via Heathrow Airport London T2,3, Colchester, Colchester Town Centre, The George, and Upper Dovercourt, Dovercourt Hospital in around 7 h 44 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Southend via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Bristol to Southend via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Bristol to Southend via Alicante
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Bristol to Southend via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Bristol to Southend via Malaga
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Bristol to Southend via Geneva
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Norwich via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Bristol to Southend via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Bristol to Norwich via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Manningtree
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Norwich to Manningtree
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Shenfield to Manningtree
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Megabus UK
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Colchester
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Bristol to Harwich International Port is 211 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 28 min to drive from Bristol to Harwich International Port.

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BMI Regional, Aer Lingus, Loganair and two other airlines offer flights from Bristol Airport to Norwich Airport.

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There are 248+ hotels available in Harwich International Port. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bristol to Bristol Airport is to bus which takes 25 min and costs £9.

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