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There are 5 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Harwich by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  3h 12m

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Manningtree

$47 - $68

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5h 37m

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Chelmsford
  2. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Colchester Town Centre, High Street 70 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Colchester Town Centre, The George to Harwich, Mayflower Avenue 102 / ...

Bus  •  6h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London South to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 201 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Colchester 250
  3. Take the bus from Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street to Harwich, Mayflower Avenue 102 / ...

Drive  •  1h 49m

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Harwich 107.5 miles

$23 - $35

Towncar  •  1h 49m

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Harwich 107.5 miles

$250 - $350

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The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Harwich is to drive which costs £17 - £26 and takes 1h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Harwich is to drive which costs £17 - £26 and takes 1h 49m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Harwich. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London South and arriving at Harwich, Mayflower Avenue via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 37m.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Harwich is 83 miles. The road distance is 107.5 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Harwich without a car is to train which takes 3h 12m and costs £35 - £55.

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It takes approximately 3h 12m to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Harwich, including transfers.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Harwich bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Gatwick Airport London South station.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Harwich is to train which takes 3h 12m and costs £35 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6h 37m.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Harwich bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Harwich, Mayflower Avenue station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Harwich is 107 miles. It takes approximately 1h 49m to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Harwich.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Harwich.
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  • Distance: 83 miles
  • Duration: 3h 12m

What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Harwich, England?

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Harwich via London Bridge, London Bridge Bus Station, Bishopsgate, Wormwood Street, London Liverpool Street, and Manningtree in around 3h 12m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Harwich via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street in around 6h 37m.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Manningtree
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Chelmsford
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Colchester Town Centre, High Street
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, The George to Harwich, Mayflower Avenue
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street to Harwich, Mayflower Avenue
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
firstgroup.com
Panther Travel
Phone
+44 7918 649427
Email
info@bigblackpanther.com
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, The George to Harwich, Mayflower Avenue
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street to Harwich, Mayflower Avenue
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
3 times a day
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 Gatwick Airport London South to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
National Express
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Colchester
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
National Express
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
Megabus UK
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Harwich
Estimated price
$250 - $350

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