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There are 4 ways to get from Harwich to Waterloo Station by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 6 min

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

$32 - $49

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Bus  •  4 h 48 min

  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 Waterloo Rail Station

$18 - $29

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2 h 51 min

  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 - $43

Drive  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Harwich to Waterloo Station 79.8 miles

$17 - $25

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The cheapest way to get from Harwich to Waterloo Station is to drive which costs £13 - £19 and takes 1 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Harwich to Waterloo Station is to drive which costs £13 - £19 and takes 1 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Harwich to Waterloo Station station. However, there are services departing from Harwich, Mayflower Avenue and arriving at London Waterloo Rail Station via Colchester and Stansted Airport London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 48 min.

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The distance between Harwich and Waterloo Station is 67 miles. The road distance is 79.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Harwich to Waterloo Station without a car is to train which takes 2 h 6 min and costs £24 - £40.

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It takes approximately 2 h 6 min to get from Harwich to Waterloo Station, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Harwich to Waterloo Station is to train which takes 2 h 6 min and costs £24 - £40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £13 - £22 and takes 4 h 48 min.

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Harwich to Waterloo Station bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Waterloo Rail Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Harwich to Waterloo Station is 80 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 34 min to drive from Harwich to Waterloo Station.

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Map of how to get from Harwich to Waterloo Station.
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  • Distance: 67.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 6 min

What companies run services between Harwich, England and Waterloo Station, England?

You can take a train from Harwich to Waterloo Station via Manningtree, Stratford (London), Stratford station, and Waterloo station in around 2 h 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Harwich to Waterloo Station via Colchester, Stansted Airport London, and London Waterloo Rail Station in around 4 h 48 min.

Train operators
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 Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
52 min
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
1 h 9 min
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
34 min
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
28 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Harwich, Mayflower Avenue to Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street
Ave. Duration
59 min
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
1 h 15 min
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
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Stansted Airport London to London Waterloo Rail Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com

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