cruise ships operate from Harwich
with their cruise operator or travel agent to see if a coach service is
in operation from Heathrow and Gatwick airports (in the case of
American cruise operators) or other UK destinations (in the case of UK
cruise operators) to Harwich before making their own connection
making their own way to the port by train
should disembark at Harwich International station and follow signs at
the platform. Porterage assistance is usually available. You need to
make your way to the car park — there are lifts and
— where you can catch the courtesy bus to the terminal, or
can walk with porterage if you prefer.
services to the
port are operated by First Grest Eastern. We have links to their
web-site and various others that might help you plan your journey
— go to the trains page.
arriving by car
should follow signs for the Cruise Car Park: go straight ahead after
entering the port, then turn right immediately after the security check
point. The car park is on the left. You can catch the courtesy bus from
Cars and Harwich
Taxis operate a taxi service between
Harwich and the main airports.
overnight stay in Harwich or Dovercourt should see the Contact Point
page for details of accommodation in the area and those interested in
history should definitely visit old Harwich with its fascinating
buildings and narrow streets: click ‘essential’.
Colchester and Clacton as well as the immediate Harwich, Port and
Dovercourt area. There are also more infrequent rural services. For bus
timetable information on the County Council web-site, click the Three
principal bus operator in the area, First Eastern National, makes a route map (in PDF format) and a service frequency guide available
on its web-site.
is for information only. The Editors do not endorse the services of any
firm and are not empowered to deal with complaints.
overnight accommodation in the area please see the Contact
Point page — there’s a special button on
the button-bar. You can also search the English
Tourist Board web-site or the AA
web site for establishments inspected and approved by these