Buses to Colchester from Harwich

The journey to Colchester from Harwich takes just 56 minutes.

Buses operate daily with up to 26 services per day. Depending on the day of travel, the first bus departs Harwich at 06:10.

First Essex schedule

First Essex operates between Harwich and Colchester 7 days per week.

Service days Daily
Services per day up to 26
Shortest trip 56 minutes
First departure 06:10
Last departure 22:24

Your questions answered

  • Is there a daily bus service between Harwich and Colchester?

    Yes, buses operate daily from Harwich to Colchester, departing as early as 06:10.

  • How long is the bus trip from Harwich to Colchester?

    The fastest bus to Colchester from Harwich takes 56 minutes.

  • How do I buy tickets for travel to Colchester from Harwich?

    It's not yet possible to buy tickets for this trip directly from bybus.to but we're working on it!

  • Which bus companies operate between Harwich and Colchester?

    First Essex run buses to Colchester from Harwich.

  • What time is the earliest bus from Harwich to Colchester?

    The first bus to Colchester from Harwich leaves at 06:10. The journey takes about 1 hour.

  • When is the last bus to Colchester from Harwich?

    The last bus leaves Harwich at 22:24, arriving into Colchester at 23:33. Get there in plenty of time so you don't miss it.

Onward travel from Colchester

Bus to Days Shortest trip Distance
Capel Saint Mary
  • Daily except Sunday
28 minutes 9.9 miles
  • Daily
15 minutes 6.1 miles
Saint Osyth
  • Daily
27 minutes 9.8 miles
Shotley Gate
  • Daily
1 hour 12 minutes 16 miles
  • Daily except Sunday
43 minutes 16 miles
West Bergholt
  • Daily
6 minutes 2.8 miles
West Mersea
  • Daily
17 minutes 7.7 miles
  • Daily
34 minutes 13 miles