There are 4 ways to get from Harwich to Bishop's Stortford by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Manningtree to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Bishops Stortford Stansted Express

$55 - $68

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Bus  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Harwich, Mayflower Avenue to Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn) 102 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Colchester to Stansted Airport London National Express / ...

$19 - $29

2 alternative options

Bus, line 133 bus  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Harwich, Mayflower Avenue to Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn) 102 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Colchester Town Centre, St. John's Street to Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) 70 / ...
  3. Take the line 133 bus from Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station 133

$23 - $31

Drive  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Harwich to Bishop's Stortford 55.9 miles

$12 - $18

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No, there is no direct bus from Harwich to Bishop's Stortford. However, there are services departing from Harwich, Mayflower Avenue and arriving at Bishop's Stortford, The Causeway via Colchester and Stansted Airport, Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Harwich to Bishop's Stortford. However, there are services departing from Harwich Town and arriving at Bishops Stortford via Manningtree and London Liverpool Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 40 min.

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The distance between Harwich and Bishop's Stortford is 49 miles. The road distance is 55.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Harwich to Bishop's Stortford without a car is to train which takes 2 h 40 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 40 min to get from Harwich to Bishop's Stortford, including transfers.

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Harwich to Bishop's Stortford bus services, operated by First in Essex, depart from Harwich, Mayflower Avenue station.

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Harwich to Bishop's Stortford train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Manningtree station.

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The best way to get from Harwich to Bishop's Stortford is to train which takes 2 h 40 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 17 min.

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Harwich to Bishop's Stortford bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Stansted Airport London station.

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Harwich to Bishop's Stortford train services, operated by Stansted Express, arrive at Bishops Stortford station.

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Map of how to get from Harwich to Bishop's Stortford.
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  • Distance: 48.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 40 min

What companies run services between Harwich, England and Bishop's Stortford, England?

You can take a train from Harwich to Bishop's Stortford via Manningtree and London Liverpool Street in around 2 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Harwich to Bishop's Stortford via Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn), Colchester, Stansted Airport London, and Stansted Airport, Coach Station in around 3 h 17 min.

Train operators
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from London Liverpool Street to Bishops Stortford
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$24
First
$38
Business
$35
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Harwich, Mayflower Avenue to Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, St. John's Street to Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk)
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
firstgroup.com
Panther Travel
Phone
+44 7918 649427
Email
info@bigblackpanther.com
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Harwich, Mayflower Avenue to Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
bustimes.org.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 Colchester to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn) to Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk)
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Harwich to Bishop's Stortford is 56 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 2 min to drive from Harwich to Bishop's Stortford.

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