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There are 4 ways to get from Harwich to ExCeL London by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 16m

  1. Take the train from Harwich Town to Manningtree
  2. Take the train from Manningtree to Stratford (London)

$31 - $48

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Bus  •  4h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Harwich, Mayflower Avenue to Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street 102 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Colchester to Stansted Airport London 250
  3. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to London Stratford also for Westfield

$20 - $30

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Harwich, Mayflower Avenue to Thorpe-le-Soken, station 3 / ...
  2. Take the train from Thorpe-le-Soken to Stratford (London)

$30 - $41

Drive  •  1h 21m

  1. Drive from Harwich to ExCeL London 73.7 miles

$15 - $23

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The cheapest way to get from Harwich to ExCeL London is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Harwich to ExCeL London is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1h 21m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Harwich to ExCeL London. However, there are services departing from Harwich, Mayflower Avenue and arriving at Custom House, Leslie Road via Colchester, Stansted Airport London and Stratford Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 48m.

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No, there is no direct train from Harwich to ExCeL London station. However, there are services departing from Harwich Town and arriving at West Silvertown DLR Station via Manningtree and Stratford DLR Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 16m.

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The distance between Harwich and ExCeL London is 62 miles. The road distance is 73.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Harwich to ExCeL London without a car is to train which takes 2h 16m and costs £23 - £40.

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It takes approximately 2h 16m to get from Harwich to ExCeL London, including transfers.

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Harwich to ExCeL London bus services, operated by First in Essex, depart from Harwich, Mayflower Avenue station.

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Harwich to ExCeL London train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Harwich Town station.

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The best way to get from Harwich to ExCeL London is to train which takes 2h 16m and costs £23 - £40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £15 - £23 and takes 4h 48m.

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Map of how to get from Harwich to ExCeL London.
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  • Distance: 61.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 16m

What companies run services between Harwich, England and ExCeL London, England?

You can take a train from Harwich to ExCeL London via Manningtree, Stratford (London), Stratford DLR Station, and West Silvertown DLR Station in around 2h 16m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Harwich to ExCeL London via Colchester, Stansted Airport London, London Stratford also for Westfield, Stratford Bus Station, and Custom House, Leslie Road in around 4h 48m.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Harwich Town to Manningtree
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Manningtree to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Thorpe-le-Soken to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Hedingham Omnibuses
Phone
+44 1206 769778
Email
services@hedingham.co.uk
Website
hedingham.co.uk
Bus from Harwich, Mayflower Avenue to Thorpe-le-Soken, station
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
hedingham.co.uk
Panther Travel
Phone
+44 7918 649427
Email
info@bigblackpanther.com
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Harwich, Mayflower Avenue to Thorpe-le-Soken, station
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Harwich, Mayflower Avenue to Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Harwich, Mayflower Avenue to Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
firstgroup.com
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
50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
National Express
Bus from Stansted Airport London to London Stratford also for Westfield
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
National Express

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Harwich to ExCeL London bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Stratford also for Westfield station.

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Harwich to ExCeL London train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Stratford (London) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Harwich to ExCeL London is 74 miles. It takes approximately 1h 21m to drive from Harwich to ExCeL London.

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