The town & port of Harwich is located in the North-Eastern corner of Essex and is on a peninsula that sits in Harwich Harbour overlooking Suffolk and the North Sea.
The A120 runs from Stansted Airport to Harwich and ends on Harwich Quay.
From London & the South East take the A12 towards Colchester and join the A120(E) to the North of Colchester.
From East Anglia, the Midlands & the North take the A1/A14 to Ipswich and join the A12 (west-bound)there. Join the A120(E) to the north of Colchester.
Travel from London Liverpool St on any Norwich or Ipswich service that stops at Manningtree. Change here for the Harwich branch line – get a ticket to Harwich Town (the end of the line!) Other connections are available from Cambridge & Norwich.
Harwich Town Station serves Historic Harwich, the home of the Festival. Dovercourt Station is by the shops & banks and Harwich International (Parkeston Quay) is the ferry & cruise terminal.
Take National Express to Colchester Bus Station and change onto one of the X15/102/103/104 services for Harwich. Harwich Bus Station is next to Harwich Town Railway Station.
Harwich is on Cycle Route 51 and the Essex Way.