There are 5 ways to get from Stratford to Harwich by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 30 min

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

$30 - $45

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Bus  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from London Stratford, also for Westfield to London Stansted Airport
  2. Take the bus from London Stansted Airport to Colchester 250
  3. Take the bus from Colchester Town Centre, Angel Court (Colch High St) to Harwich, Mayflower Avenue 102 / ...

$21 - $36

3 alternative options

Train via Manningtree  •  1 h 46 min

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

$29 - $42

Train, bus  •  2 h 2 min

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

$33 - $47

Drive  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Stratford to Harwich 73.5 miles

$15 - $23

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The cheapest way to get from Stratford to Harwich is to drive which costs £11 - £18 and takes 1 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stratford to Harwich is to drive which costs £11 - £18 and takes 1 h 22 min.

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The distance between Stratford and Harwich is 62 miles. The road distance is 73.5 miles.

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The train from Stratford (London) to Harwich Town takes 1 h 30 min including transfers and departs five times a week.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stratford to Harwich. However, there are services departing from London Stratford, also for Westfield and arriving at Harwich, Mayflower Avenue via London Stansted Airport and Colchester Town Centre, Angel Court (Colch High St). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Stratford (London) and arriving at Harwich Town. Services depart five times a week. The journey takes approximately 1 h 30 min.

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What companies run services between Stratford, England and Harwich, England?

Greater Anglia operates a train from Stratford to Harwich 5 times a week. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 1 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stratford to Harwich via London Stansted Airport, Colchester, and Colchester Town Centre, Angel Court (Colch High St) in around 4 h 11 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Harwich Town
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Manningtree
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
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 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
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Thorpe-le-Soken, Railway Station to Harwich, Mayflower Avenue
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Stratford, also for Westfield to London Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Stansted Airport to Colchester
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
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
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk

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