From the M11: Leave at junction 8 and join the A120 eastwards, heading for Braintree and Colchester.
From the M25: Take the A12 at junction 28 (signposted Chelmsford) and then join the A120 at Colchester, after approximately 30 miles.
From the A14: Take the A12 at Ipswich and join the A120 at Colchester.
Once on the A120 follow the signs to Harwich and Harwich International Port. On approaching Harwich, to visit Dovercourt, follow the signs to Dovercourt Town Centre and for Harwich, follow the brown tourism signs to ‘Historic Harwich’.
Hourly train services provide a fast convenient service between Harwich International Port, Dovercourt Town Centre and Harwich Town Stations on ‘The Mayflower Line.’
Rail passengers can travel to Harwich International Station, being adjacent to the ferry and cruise terminals. Regular service connections to London (70 minutes) and also to other UK destinations.
You can travel to Harwich and Dovercourt from London Liverpool street, Ipswich or Colchester, visit Greater Anglia for timetable:
Regular services link the Port with the Town Centre run by First Group, service number 20/20A. Details & timetables can be found in the Ferry Terminal at the Port, the Guildhall in Harwich and at the Ha’Penny Pier Visitor Centre on Harwich Quay.
London (Stansted) Airport is within easy reach of Harwich (50 minutes by car or taxi), with Heathrow and Gatwick being only 2 hours’ drive away.
Harwich International Port has connecting passenger services to and from Hook of Holland.