When choosing a cruise port you have to take into account a couple of aspects like: can you find important cruise operators there? Is there an easy access? Do they provide professional services? If you are looking for a cruise port the Harwich Port is a great option. It is the second most important cruise port in England that offers top services to its clients resulting in thousands of visitors annually.
Harwich port was built as a rail ferry port and indeed it has great rail links with London, the Midlands and the South East. In addition to this the port is very close to Stansted airport and if you are landing here you can find an easy connection to the port.
If you are traveling to Harwich you can also enjoy some great historical and cultural attractions. 247 Airport Transfer recommends visiting the historical Harwich centre, a location full of old buildings with a rich maritime legacy. Here you can relax and have a great time at the local pubs and restaurants. In the near vicinity of the town, you can visit Dovercourt Town Centre for the street market held every Friday. Between the two cities you can find a beautiful promenade that links the two locations. We have compiled for you a selection of locations from both cities: The Guildhall, the Lifeboat Museum, the Lifeboats area, High Lighthouse, the beautiful Cliff Park and Electric Palace Cinema.
Rail Transport from Central London to Harwich Port:
In order to get from Central London to Harwich Port by rail, you will have to take the train from London Liverpool Street to Manningtree. The first journey will take around 58 minutes and you can find a train every 15 minutes. In Manningtree you can take a train connection to Harwich International Port and the journey will take 16 minutes.
Transport from Central London to Harwich Port by road:
A Central London to Harwich Port journey by car can be done by taking the A12 highway. The distance from Central London is around 83 miles. To get to Harwich Port it will take about 2 hours and 45 minutes to get there, including traffic.
Central London to Harwich Port private transfer :
A Central London to Harwich Port private transfer with 247 Airport Transfer is going to take around 1h and 44 minutes in normal traffic conditions. The price for a Central London to Harwich Port private transfer starts at 112 GBP for a normal saloon vehicle. However if you are traveling in larger groups we can provide vehicles up to 8 passengers and we do also have wheelchair accessible vehicles.