There are 4 ways to get from Canterbury to Harwich International Port by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to Stratford International
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Manningtree

$67 - $96

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Canterbury to London 007
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Stansted Airport London
  3. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to Colchester 250

$29 - $47

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury East to Rainham (Kent)
  2. Take the train from Rainham (Kent) to Greenhithe for Bluewater
  3. Take the bus from Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) to Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station 100
  4. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station (Chelm Rail Stn) to Colchester Town Centre, Head Street (Colch Head St) 71 / ...
  5. Take the bus from Colchester Town Centre, Head Street (Colch Head St) to Upper Dovercourt, Dovercourt Hospital 102 / ...

$38 - $62

Drive  •  2 h

  1. Drive from Canterbury to Harwich International Port 114.3 miles

$24 - $40

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

You can take a train from Canterbury to Harwich International Port via Stratford International, Stratford New Town, Stratford International, Stratford City Bus Station, Stratford (London), Manningtree, and Harwich International in around 2 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Canterbury to Harwich International Port via London, London Victoria Coach Station, Stansted Airport London, Colchester, Colchester Town Centre, Angel Court (Colch High St), and Upper Dovercourt, Dovercourt Hospital in around 7 h 36 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Canterbury West to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Train from Canterbury East to Rainham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $21
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Rainham (Kent) to Greenhithe for Bluewater
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Canterbury to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Stansted Airport London to Colchester
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) to Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station (Chelm Rail Stn) to Colchester Town Centre, Head Street (Colch Head St)
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Head Street (Colch Head St) to Upper Dovercourt, Dovercourt Hospital
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Panther Travel
Phone
+44 7918 649427
Email
info@bigblackpanther.com
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Head Street (Colch Head St) to Upper Dovercourt, Dovercourt Hospital
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Canterbury to Harwich International Port?

The distance between Canterbury and Harwich International Port is 75 km. The road distance is 183 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Canterbury to Harwich International Port?

The cheapest way to get from Canterbury to Harwich International Port is to drive which costs £17 - £26 and takes 2 h.

What is the fastest way to get from Canterbury to Harwich International Port?

The quickest way to get from Canterbury to Harwich International Port is to drive which takes 2 h and costs £17 - £26.

Is there a direct bus between Canterbury and Harwich International Port?

No, there is no direct bus from Canterbury to Harwich International Port. However, there are services departing from Canterbury and arriving at Upper Dovercourt, Dovercourt Hospital via London Victoria Coach Station, Stansted Airport London and Colchester Town Centre, Angel Court (Colch High St). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 36 min.

How long does it take to get from Canterbury to Harwich International Port?

It takes approximately 2 h 55 min to get from Canterbury to Harwich International Port, including transfers.