There are 6 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Harwich by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  2 h 54 min

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

$47 - $73

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Bus, line 104 bus  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London South to London Victoria Coach Station 025
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Colchester
  3. Take the line 104 bus from Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn) to Harwich, Mayflower Avenue 102 / ...

$30 - $35

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Thorpe-le-Soken
  3. Take the bus from Thorpe-le-Soken, Railway Station to Harwich, Mayflower Avenue 3 / ...

$50 - $74

Bus  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from South Terminal Bus Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station 230 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn) 250
  3. Take the bus from Colchester Town Centre, Angel Court (Colch High St) to Harwich, Mayflower Avenue 102 / ...

$53 - $65

Drive  •  1 h 49 min

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

$23 - $35

Towncar  •  1 h 49 min

  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 1 h 49 min.

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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 1 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) station to Harwich. However, there are services departing from South Terminal Bus Station and arriving at Harwich, Mayflower Avenue via Heathrow Central Bus Station and Colchester Town Centre, Angel Court (Colch High St). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 1 min.

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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 2 h 54 min and costs £35 - £60.

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It takes approximately 2 h 54 min 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, arrive at South Terminal Bus Station.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Harwich is to train which takes 2 h 54 min and costs £35 - £60. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £40 - £50 and takes 6 h 1 min.

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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 1 h 49 min 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: 2 h 54 min

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 Station, Liverpool Street Station, London Liverpool Street, and Manningtree in around 2 h 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Harwich via Heathrow Central Bus Station, Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn), and Colchester Town Centre, Angel Court (Colch High St) in around 6 h 1 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Manningtree
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Thorpe-le-Soken
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 Thorpe-le-Soken, Railway Station to Harwich, Mayflower Avenue
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
hedingham.co.uk
Panther Travel
Phone
+44 7918 649427
Email
info@bigblackpanther.com
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Thorpe-le-Soken, Railway Station to Harwich, Mayflower Avenue
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Angel Court (Colch High St) to Harwich, Mayflower Avenue
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 South Terminal Bus Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Gatwick Airport London South to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Colchester
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Angel Court (Colch High St) to Harwich, Mayflower Avenue
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn) to Harwich, Mayflower Avenue
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
firstgroup.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Harwich
Estimated price
$250 - $350

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