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

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Recommended option

Bus, train  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) X10 / ...
  2. Take the train from Chelmsford to Manningtree
  3. Take the train from Manningtree to Harwich Town

$22 - $34

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from London Stansted Airport to Colchester National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Colchester Town Centre, Angel Court (Colch High St) to Harwich, Mayflower Avenue 102 / ...

$14 - $22

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Train  •  3 h

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street Stansted Express
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Manningtree

$54 - $71

Line 133 bus, line 70 bus, bus  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Take the line 133 bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) 133
  2. Take the line 70 bus from Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) to Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street (Colch Bus Stn) 70 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street (Colch Bus Stn) to Harwich, Bus Station (Harwich Rail) X15

$19 - $24

Drive  •  58 min

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Harwich 53.2 miles

$11 - $17

Towncar  •  58 min

  1. Take a town car from London Stansted Airport to Harwich 53.2 miles

$150 - $220

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Harwich is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Harwich is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Harwich. However, there are services departing from London Stansted Airport and arriving at Harwich, Mayflower Avenue via Colchester Town Centre, Angel Court (Colch High St). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Harwich. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport and arriving at Harwich Town via London Liverpool Street and Manningtree. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h.

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The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Harwich is 44 miles. The road distance is 53.2 miles.

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Harwich without a car is to bus and train which takes 2 h 17 min and costs £17 - £27.

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It takes approximately 2 h 17 min to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Harwich, including transfers.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Harwich bus services, operated by National Express, depart from London Stansted Airport station.

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Map of how to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Harwich.
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  • Distance: 44 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 17 min

What companies run services between London Stansted Airport (STN), England and Harwich, England?

You can take a bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Harwich via Colchester and Colchester Town Centre, Angel Court (Colch High St) in around 2 h 21 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Harwich via London Liverpool Street and Manningtree in around 3 h.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to Manningtree
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Manningtree to Harwich Town
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.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
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$25
First
$39
Business
$38
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
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
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) to Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street (Colch Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
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, Angel Court (Colch High St) to Harwich, Mayflower Avenue
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street (Colch Bus Stn) to Harwich, Bus Station (Harwich Rail)
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Stansted Airport to Harwich
Estimated price
$150 - $220

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