There are 4 ways to get from Dover to Harwich 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 via Manningtree  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory to Stratford International
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Manningtree

$76 - $107

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory to Chatham
  2. Take the bus from Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) to Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station 100
  3. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Colchester Town Centre, Head Street (Colch Head St) 70 / ...

$75 - $88

2 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory to Stratford International
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Thorpe-le-Soken

$81 - $111

Drive  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Dover to Harwich 131.8 miles

$28 - $45

Questions & Answers

The distance between Dover and Harwich is 57 miles. The road distance is 131.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Dover to Harwich without a car is to train which takes 4 h 42 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 42 min to get from Dover to Harwich, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dover to Harwich is 132 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 12 min to drive from Dover to Harwich.

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There are 233+ hotels available in Harwich. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Dover to Harwich.
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  • Distance: 56.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 42 min

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

You can take a train from Dover to Harwich via Stratford International, Stratford New Town, Stratford International, Stratford City Bus Station, Stratford (London), and Manningtree in around 4 h 42 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Dover Priory to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Train from Dover Priory to Chatham
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Manningtree
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Thorpe-le-Soken
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) to Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Colchester Town Centre, Head Street (Colch Head St)
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Website
firstgroup.com

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