There are 4 ways to get from Colchester to Harwich by train, bus, taxi 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  •  30 min

  1. Take the train from Colchester to Harwich Town

$9 - $14

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Colchester Town Centre, Greyfriars to Harwich, Mayflower Avenue 102 / ...

$5 - $9

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Colchester to Harwich 18.8 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from Colchester to Harwich 18.8 miles

$4 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Colchester to Harwich is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Colchester to Harwich is to taxi which costs £35 - £50 and takes 24 min.

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The distance between Colchester and Harwich is 17 miles. The road distance is 18.8 miles.

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The train from Colchester to Harwich Town takes 30 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Colchester Town Centre, Greyfriars and arriving at Harwich, Mayflower Avenue. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 12 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Colchester and arriving at Harwich Town. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

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

Greater Anglia operates a train from Colchester to Harwich 3 times a day. Tickets cost $9 - $14 and the journey takes 30 min. Alternatively, Arriva UK operates a bus from Colchester to Harwich every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 1 h 12 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Greyfriars to Harwich, Mayflower Avenue
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
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, Mascot Square to Harwich, Mayflower Avenue
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Harwich Connexions Transport
Phone
01255 552010
Email
info@harwichconnexions.co.uk
Website
harwichconnexions.co.uk
Bus from Colchester, Essex County Hospital (Colch Essex Hosp) to Harwich, DaRT Harwich
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
harwichconnexions.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Colchester to Harwich
Ave. Duration
24 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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