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There are 10 ways to get from Harwich to Bremerhaven by car, train, car ferry, bus, car train, plane or subway

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Drive, train  •  13 h 29 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
  4. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  5. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Bremen Hbf Ic / ...
  6. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Bremerhaven Hbf Nwb

$237 - $416

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Train to London Stansted, fly to Hamburg, subway, train  •  10 h

  1. Take the train from Harwich Town to Manningtree
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Hamburg (HAM) STN - HAM
  3. Take the subway from Ohlsdorf to Hamburg Hbf
  4. Take the subway from Hamburg Hbf to Buxtehude
  5. Take the train from Buxtehude to Bremerhaven Hbf

$47 - $165

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Car ferry, train, bus  •  17 h 14 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Harwich to Hook of Holland
  2. Take the train from Den Haag Centraal to Amersfoort
  3. Take the train from Amersfoort to Osnabruck Hbf
  4. Take the bus from Osnabrück to Bremerhaven A74

$143 - $195

Car ferry, bus, train  •  19 h 2 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 Nwb

$139 - $170

Drive, car ferry  •  9 h 18 min

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

$142 - $216

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

$287 - $349

Train, train to London Stansted, fly to Bremen  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Harwich Town to Manningtree
  2. Take the train from Manningtree to Marks Tey
  3. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Bremen (BRE) STN - BRE
  4. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Bremerhaven Hbf

$57 - $211

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Hamburg, train  •  9 h 55 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 Buxtehude to Bremerhaven Hbf

$121 - $314

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly to Hamburg  •  10 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Manningtree to Stratford (London)
  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 Buxtehude to Bremerhaven Hbf

$91 - $259

Fly London Stansted to Hannover, train  •  10 h 27 min

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

$119 - $507

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Harwich to Bremerhaven is to train and fly and subway which costs £35 - £130 and takes 10 h.

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The quickest way to get from Harwich to Bremerhaven is to train and fly which costs £40 - £170 and takes 8 h 4 min.

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The distance between Harwich and Bremerhaven is 326 miles.

The best way to get from Harwich to Bremerhaven without a car is to car ferry and train and bus which takes 17 h 14 min and costs £110 - £150.

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It takes approximately 13 h 29 min to get from Harwich to Bremerhaven, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from London Stansted Airport to Bremen Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Bremerhaven is 1 h ahead of Harwich. It is currently 12:20 AM in Harwich and 1:20 AM in Bremerhaven.

Ryanair offers flights from London Stansted Airport to Bremen Airport.

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There are 351+ hotels available in Bremerhaven. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Harwich to Bremerhaven.
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  • Distance: 326.3 miles
  • Duration: 13 h 29 min

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

There is no direct connection from Harwich to Bremerhaven. However, you can take the drive to Margate, take the train to Ashford International, take the walk to Ashford(Kent) Int., take the train to Brussels Midi-Zuid, take the train to Köln Hbf, take the train to Bremen Hbf, then take the train to Bremerhaven Hbf. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Harwich to Bremerhaven via Harwich International, Harwich, Hook of Holland, Den Haag, De Uithof, Den Haag, Centraal Station, Den Haag Centraal, Amersfoort, Osnabruck Hbf, and Osnabrück in around 17 h 14 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Hamburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from London Heathrow to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from London Heathrow to Hamburg via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from London Heathrow to Hamburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from London Stansted to Hannover
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $800
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 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $150
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 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Flights from London Gatwick to Hamburg via Basel
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Train operators
Southeastern
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$55 - $150
Premier
$120 - $180
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Bremerhaven Hbf
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
NordWestBahn
Website
nordwestbahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Bremerhaven Hbf
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
nordwestbahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Den Haag Centraal to Amersfoort
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Amersfoort to Osnabruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
ns.nl
Book at
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
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Harwich Town to Manningtree
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Manningtree to Marks Tey
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Manningtree to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Manningtree to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Buxtehude to Bremerhaven Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
hvv.de
Subway from Ohlsdorf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
hvv.de
Subway from Hamburg Hbf to Buxtehude
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
hvv.de
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Osnabrück to Bremerhaven
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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