There are 4 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Harwich by train, bus, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

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

$48 - $74

Cheapest option

Line 344 bus, train, bus  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the line 344 bus from Clapham Junction Station to Liverpool Street Station 344
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Chelmsford
  3. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station (Chelm Rail Stn) to Colchester Town Centre, Head Street (Colch Head St) 71 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Colchester Town Centre, Head Street (Colch Head St) to Harwich, Mayflower Avenue 102 / ...

$38 - $71

2 alternative options

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

$260 - $360

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.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
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
$27 - $40
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Chelmsford
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Clapham Junction Station to Liverpool Street Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station (Chelm Rail Stn) to Colchester Town Centre, Head Street (Colch Head St)
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Head Street (Colch Head St) to Harwich, Mayflower Avenue
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Panther Travel
Phone
+44 7918 649427
Email
info@bigblackpanther.com
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Head Street (Colch Head St) to Harwich, Mayflower Avenue
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Harwich
Estimated price
$260 - $360

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Harwich is 133 km. The road distance is 172 km.

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Harwich is to drive which costs £17 - £25 and takes 1 h 49 min.

The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Harwich is to drive which takes 1 h 49 min and costs £17 - £25.

It takes approximately 2 h 54 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Harwich, including transfers.