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Travelling to Harwich by coach

National Express doesn’t operate a service to Harwich. However, the 484 service to and from London, and 350 service to and from Liverpool, will drop you at Colchester bus station a few yards from the stand where the 102, 103 and 104 buses leave for Harwich. (Their timetables are given below.)

The current 484 and 350 timetables are given on the Getting to Harwich by Road page — click the special button on the control panel.




Harwich - Dovercourt - Parkeston

20 & 20A
Monday to Saturday

First Eastern National 20 20 20 20 20 20A 20 20A 20
notes ... NS NS
Harwich Bus Station 0705 0735 0805 0835 0905 0935 then 05 35 till 1405
Dovercourt Hospital 0712 0742 0812 0842 0912 .... 12 .. 1412
Parkeston Quay 0717 0747 0817 0847 0918 0948 18 48 1418

First Eastern National 20A 20 20A 20 20A 20 20 20 20
notes ... (1)
Harwich Bus Station 1435 1505 1535 1605 1635 1705 1735 1805 1835
Dovercourt Hospital .... 1512 1542 1612 1642 1712 1742 1812 1842
Parkeston Quay 1448 1518 1548 1618 1648 1718 1748 1818 1848

Note:
(1) Operates when schools are closed.
NS—Not Saturday

Timetable date 1/11/99

Parkeston - Dovercourt - Harwich

20 & 20A
Monday to Saturday

First Eastern National 20 20 20 20 20 20 20A 20 20A 20
note ... NS NS (1) (2)
Parkeston Quay 0720 0750 0820 0820 0850 0920 0950 then 20 50 till 1420
Dovercourt Hospital 0725 0755 (1) 0825 0855 0926 .... 26 .. 1426
Harwich Bus Station 0732 0802 0832 0832 0902 0933 1003 33 03 1433

First Eastern National 20A 20 20A 20 20A 20 20 20 20 20
note ... (2) (2)
Parkeston Quay 1450 1520 1550 1620 1650 1720 1750 1820 1850 1920
Dovercourt Hospital .... 1526 1556 1626 1656 1726 1756 1826 1856 1926
Harwich Bus Station 1503 1533 1603 1633 1703 1733 1803 1833 1903 1933

Notes:
(1) Schooldays only; operates via Harwich School instead of Dovercourt Hospital.
(2) Operates when schools are closed.

Timetable date 1/11/99



Harwich - Dovercourt - Long Meadows - Dovercourt - Harwich (Circular)

22 A & B
22A (clockwise) &
22B (anticlockwise)
Monday to Saturday

Operated under contract to Essex County Council

First Eastern National 22B 22A 22B 22A 22B 22A 22B 22A 22B 22A
notes ... NS NS
Harwich Bus Station 0840 0910 0940 1010 then 40 10 till 1540 1610 1640 1710
Clarkes Road 0851 .... 0951 .... 51 .. 1551 .... 1651 ....
Fronks Road, The Drive .... 0918 .... 1018 .. 18 .... 1618 .... 1718
Long Meadows 0856 0922 0956 1022 56 22 1556 1622 1656 1722
Dovercourt Hospital .... 0929 .... 1029 .. 29 .... 1629 .... 1729
Harwich Bus Station 0906 0936 1006 1036 06 36 1606 1636 1706 1736
Harwich Quay, West Street 0912 0942 1012 1042 12 42 1612 1642 1712 —

Notes:
NS: 0840 & 1710 not Saturday

Timetable date 1/11/99


Harwich - Colchester

103 & 104
Monday to Saturday

First Eastern National 104 103 104 103 103 103 103 103 104 103
notes ... SDO NS SDO S SO NS
Harwich Bus Station 0610 0710 0710 0730 0800 0820 0830 (3) 0850 0920
Dovercourt Hospital 0617 0717 0717 0737 0807 0827 0837 0857 0927
Colchester Bus Station 0715 0820 0820 0835 (1) 0925 (2) 0925 1000 1025

First Eastern National 104 103 104 103 104 103 104 103 104 103 103
notes ... NS S
Harwich Bus Station 0950 1020 1050 1120 1150 1220 1250 1320 1350 1420 1420
Dovercourt Hospital 0957 1027 1057 1127 1157 1227 1257 1327 1357 1427 1427
Colchester Bus Station 1100 1125 1200 1225 1300 1325 1400 1425 1500 (4) 1525

First Eastern National 104 103 104 103 103 104 104 104 104
notes ... S SDO NS E E
Harwich Bus Station 1450 1455 1455 1520 1620 1650 1750 1940 2150
Dovercourt Hospital 1457 1502 1502 1527 1627 1657 1757 1946 2156
Colchester Bus Station 1600 1600 1607 1625 1725 1800 1900 2044 2254

Routes:
103: Harwich Bus Station - Dovercourt High Street & Hospital - Low Road Corner - Tollgate - Ramsey, The Castle - Wrabness, The Wheatsheaf - Bradfield, Village Maid - Mistley, Rigby Avenue - Manningtree, Skinners Arms - Lawford Place - Ardleigh, Lion - Parsons Heath, St John's Road - Colchester Bus Station.
104: Harwich Bus Station - Dovercourt High Street & Hospital - Tollgate - Little Oakley, Cherry Tree - Great Oakley memorial - Wix Cross - Bradfield, Village Maid - Mistley, Rigby Avenue - Manningtree, Skinners Arms - Lawford Place - Ardleigh, Lion - Parsons Heath, St John's Road - Colchester Bus Station.

Notes:
S — Saturdays only.
SDO — Schooldays only.
SO — Operates Saturdays, and weekdays during school holidays.
E — Under contract to Essex County Council.
(1) Terminates Ramsey School 0830.
(2) Terminates Ramsey Castle 0843.
(3) Service commences at Mistley, Rigby Avenue.
(4) Terminates Manningtree 1459.
(5) Terminates Wix Cross 1618.

Timetable date 4/9/00



Harwich - Colchester

102
Sundays & Holiday Mondays

Operated under contract to Essex County Council

First Eastern National (1)
Harwich Bus Station 0720 0920 1120 1320 1520 1720 1920 2145
Dovercourt Hospital 0725 0925 1125 1325 1525 1725 1925 2151
Colchester Bus Station 0842 1042 1242 1442 1642 1842 2042 2249

Route:
Harwich bus station - Dovercourt High Street & Hospital - Parkeston, BR car park - Transit Camp - Ramsey, The Castle - Little Oakley, Cherry Tree - Great Oakley memorial - Wix Cross - Bradfield, Village Maid - Mistley, Rigby Avenue - Manningtree, Skinners Arms - Lawford, Church Hill - Dedham Heath, crossroads - Dedham, Marlborough Head - Ardleigh, Lion - Parsons Heath, St John's Road - Colchester bus station - Osborne Street - Head Street - North Station, downside exit.

Note:
(1) Does NOT call at Transit Camp, Ramsey Castle or Dedham; terminates at Colchester Bus Station.

Timetable date 8/11/98



Colchester - Harwich

103 & 104
Monday to Saturday

First Eastern National 104 104 103 103 104 103 104 103 104 103
notes ... SO SDO NS S NS
Colchester Bus Station 0720 0720 (1) (2) 0830 0905 0930 1005 1030 1105
Dovercourt Hospital 0823 0825 0841 0851 0933 1003 1033 1103 1133 1203
Harwich Bus Station 0830 0832 0858 0858 0940 1010 1040 1110 1140 1210

First Eastern National 104 103 104 103 104 103 103 104 103 104
notes ... SDO S
Colchester Bus Station 1130 1205 1230 1305 1330 1405 (3) 1445 1505 1530
Dovercourt Hospital 1233 1303 1333 1403 1433 1503 1527 1548 1603 1633
Harwich Bus Station 1240 1310 1340 1410 1440 1510 1534 1555 1610 1640

First Eastern National 103 104 103 104 104 104 104 104
notes ... A NS E E
Colchester Bus Station 1610 1635 1720 1735 1805 1905 2047 2257
Dovercourt Hospital 1708 1738 1818 1838 1908 2003 2138 2348
Harwich Bus Station 1715 1745 1825 1845 1915 2010 2144 2354

Notes:
A — On weekdays when schools are open the first setting-down point is Ardleigh, Little Oak Tree Corner.
E — Under contract to Essex County Council.
SO — Operates Saturdays, and weekdays during school holidays.
S — Saturdays only.
SDO — Schooldays only.
(1) Service commences Ramsey, The Castle, 0835.
(2) Service commences Ramsey, The Castle, 0845.
(3) Commences Ramsey School 1507.

Timetable date 4/9/00



Colchester - Harwich

102
Sundays & Holiday Mondays

Operated under contract to Essex County Council

Services commence from Colchester North Station 7 mins before Bus Station departure time, except (1), which commences at the Bus Station. All except (1) run via Dedham and Dovercourt Transit Camp.

First Eastern National (1)
Colchester Bus Station 0905 1105 1305 1505 1705 1905 2105 2252
Dovercourt Hospital 1022 1222 1422 1622 1822 2022 2222 2343
Harwich Bus Station 1027 1227 1427 1627 1827 2027 2227 2349

Timetable date 8/11/98



Clacton - Thorpe-le-Soken - Beaumont - the Oakleys - Dovercourt - Harwich

Village Link
3 & 4
Monday to Saturday

Operated under contract to Essex County Council
For Sunday service see 108 below.

First Eastern National 3 3 3 4 4 4 4 4 3 3
notes ... SDO NSD
Clacton, Jackson Road 0637 0723 0723 0840 1040 1240 1440 1605 1710 1814
Thorpe railway station 0659 0745 0745 0902 1102 1302 1502 1627 1732 1836
Great Oakley, memorial 0714 0800 0800 0917 1117 1317 1517 1643 1748 1852
Dovercourt, Tollgate 0727 0810 (1) 0810 0930 1130 1330 1530 1656 1801 1905
Harwich Bus Station 0736 0825 0823 0936 1136 1336 1536 1702 1807 1911

Notes:
NSD: non-schooldays
SDO: schooldays only
(1) Stops also at Harwich School, Hall Lane, at 0815.

Timetable date 25/10/99



Harwich - Dovercourt - the Oakleys - Beaumont - Thorpe-le-Soken - Clacton

Village Link
3 & 4
Monday to Saturday

Operated under contract to Essex County Council
For Sunday service see 108 below.

First Eastern National 3 3 3 4 4 4 4 4 3 3
notes ... SDO NSD
Harwich Bus Station 0540 0620 0740 0940 1140 1340 1538 1540 1712 1827
Dovercourt, Tollgate 0546 0626 0746 0946 1146 1346 1546 (2) 1546 1718 1833
Great Oakley, memorial 0559 0639 0759 0959 1159 1359 1559 1559 1731 1846
Thorpe railway station 0614 0654 0814 1014 1214 1414 1614 1614 1746 1901
Clacton, Jackson Road 0636 0716 0836 1036 1236 1436 1636 1636 1808 1923

Notes:
NSD: non-schooldays
SDO: schooldays only
(2) Stops also at Harwich School, Hall Lane, at 1543.

Timetable date 25/10/99



Harwich - Dovercourt - the Oakleys - Beaumont - Thorpe-le-Soken - Clacton

108
Sundays & Holiday Mondays

Operated under contract to Essex County Council

First Eastern National
Harwich Bus Station 0855 1055 1255 1455 1655
Dovercourt, Tollgate 0904 1104 1304 1504 1704
Great Oakley, memorial 0913 1113 1313 1513 1713
Thorpe railway station 0927 1127 1327 1527 1727
Clacton, Jackson Road 0950 1150 1350 1550 1750

First Eastern National
Clacton, Jackson Road 0955 1155 1355 1555 1755
Thorpe railway station 1018 1218 1418 1618 1818
Great Oakley, memorial 1032 1232 1432 1632 1832
Dovercourt, Tollgate 1041 1241 1441 1641 1841
Harwich Bus Station 1050 1250 1450 1650 1850

Timetable date 1/10/98

Ramsey - Parkeston - Harwich - Dovercourt - the Oakleys - Beaumont - Clacton

129
Tuesdays

Hedingham Omnibuses
Ramsey, Triangle 0900 Clacton, Pier Avenue 1330
Parkeston, Una Road 0906 Beaumont, Village Hall 1352
Harwich, Lighthouse 0910 Stones Green, Swan 1356
Harwich, Primary School 0912 Great Oakley, Coach Garage 1402
Dovercourt, Mayflower School 0918 Little Oakley, Seaview Avenue 1409
Little Oakley, Seaview Avenue 0926 Dovercourt, Mayflower School 1417
Great Oakley, Coach Garage 0933 Harwich, Primary School 1423
Stones Green, Swan 0939 Harwich, Lighthouse 1425
Beaumont, Village Hall 0943 Parkeston, Una Road 1429
Clacton, Pier Avenue 1005 Ramsey, Triangle 1435

Timetable date 1/10/98


3/11/00


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