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Recommended option

Train to London Stansted, fly to Bremen, train  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Manningtree to Chelmsford
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Bremen (BRE) STN - BRE
  3. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Bremerhaven Hbf

$60 - $215

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Train to London Stansted, fly to Hamburg, train  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Manningtree to Chelmsford
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Hamburg (HAM) STN - HAM
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
  4. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Bremerhaven Hbf

$88 - $224

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Hamburg, train  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Manningtree to London Liverpool Street
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Hamburg (HAM) LHR - HAM
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
  4. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Bremerhaven Hbf

$158 - $371

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly to Hamburg  •  9 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Manningtree to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Hamburg (HAM) LGW - HAM
  4. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
  5. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Bremerhaven Hbf

$130 - $340

Train to London Stansted, fly to Hannover, train  •  9 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Manningtree to Chelmsford
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Hannover (HAJ) STN - HAJ
  3. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Bremen Hbf
  4. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Bremerhaven Hbf

$116 - $502

Drive, train  •  12 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Harwich to Margate
  2. Take the train from Margate to Ashford International
  3. Take the train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  4. Take the train from Bruxelles Midi to Köln Hbf Tha / ...
  5. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Bremen Hbf Ic / ...
  6. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Bremerhaven Hbf Re

$209 - $435

Car ferry, train  •  16 h 10 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Harwich to Hook of Holland
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Amersfoort
  3. Take the train from Amersfoort to Osnabrück Hbf Ic
  4. Take the train from Osnabrück Hbf to Bremerhaven Hbf Re

$140 - $200

Car ferry, bus, train  •  17 h 40 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Harwich to Hook of Holland
  2. Take the bus from Den Haag to Bremen
  3. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Bremerhaven Hbf Re

$100 - $166

Bus  •  24 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Colchester to Stansted Airport London 250
  2. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to London Victoria Coach Station
  3. Take the bus from London to Essen 080
  4. Take the bus from Essen to Bremerhaven 074

$79 - $133

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Harwich to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Bremerhaven

$293 - $355

Drive, car ferry  •  10 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Harwich to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Bremerhaven

$143 - $216

What companies run services between Harwich, England and Bremerhaven, Germany?

You can take a bus from Harwich to Bremerhaven via Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn), Colchester, Stansted Airport London, London Victoria Coach Station, London, and Essen in around 24 h 13 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Flights from London Heathrow to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Bremen
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $230
Flights from London Stansted to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $150
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Stansted to Hamburg via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from London Heathrow to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from London Stansted to Hannover
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $800
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $490
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Manningtree to Chelmsford
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Manningtree to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bremen Hbf to Bremerhaven Hbf
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Train from Osnabrück Hbf to Bremerhaven Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $25
Southeastern
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$55 - $160
Premier
$130 - $180
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$65 - $90
1st Class
$90 - $130
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Amersfoort
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Amersfoort to Osnabrück Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$177
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Den Haag to Bremen
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $70
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$22
High
$37
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Colchester to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Stansted Airport London to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Essen
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Essen to Bremerhaven
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Harwich and Bremerhaven is 522 km.

The cheapest way to get from Harwich to Bremerhaven is to train and fly which costs £45 - £160 and takes 6 h 54 min.

The quickest way to get from Harwich to Bremerhaven is to train and fly which takes 6 h 54 min and costs £45 - £160.

No, there is no direct bus from Harwich to Bremerhaven. However, there are services departing from Harwich, Mayflower Avenue and arriving at Bremerhaven via Colchester, Stansted Airport London, London and Essen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 13 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 54 min to get from Harwich to Bremerhaven, including transfers.