There are 4 ways to get from Harwich to Leicester by train, bus, night 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.

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Train  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Manningtree to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Leicester

$78 - $123

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Bus, night bus  •  5 h 18 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 250 / ...
  3. Take the night bus from Stansted Airport London to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station

$32 - $57

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  5 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 to Stansted Airport London 250 / ...
  3. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Leicester

$74 - $117

Drive  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Harwich to Leicester 147.2 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Harwich to Leicester station. However, there are services departing from Harwich, Mayflower Avenue and arriving at Leicester St Margarets Bus Station via Colchester and Stansted Airport London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 18 min.

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The distance between Harwich and Leicester is 114 miles. The road distance is 147.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Harwich to Leicester without a car is to train which takes 3 h 22 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 22 min to get from Harwich to Leicester, including transfers.

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

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Harwich to Leicester bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Leicester St Margarets Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Harwich to Leicester is 147 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 36 min to drive from Harwich to Leicester.

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There are 193+ hotels available in Leicester. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Harwich to Leicester.
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  • Distance: 113.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 22 min

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

You can take a train from Harwich to Leicester via Manningtree, London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street Underground Station, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, and London St Pancras International in around 3 h 22 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Leicester
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$23 - $35
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$65 - $95
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
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
Night bus from Stansted Airport London to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$18 - $35
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

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