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.
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Colchester to Harwich is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 24 min.
The quickest way to get from Colchester to Harwich is to taxi which costs £35 - £50 and takes 24 min.
The distance between Colchester and Harwich is 17 miles. The road distance is 18.8 miles.
The train from Colchester to Harwich Town takes 30 min including transfers and departs three times a day.
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.
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.
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 from Colchester to Harwich Town
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Greyfriars to Harwich, Mayflower Avenue
Want to know more about travelling around the world?
Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including French strikes 2018: What are my alternative transport options?, How to get from JFK to New York City and Getting around the Cyclades - to help you get the most out of your next trip.