Harwich Town Station

Situated on the most north - easterly point of Essex, the historic town of Harwich and the seaside resort of Dovercourt are easy to travel to by train. within easy distance of the train station are beaches and bars, fine food and accommodation. Its a great place to explore and Harwich is the home of The Mayflower which sailed 400 years ago in 1620.

One of two stations serving Harwich, Harwich Town train station acts as the eastern terminus of the Mayflower Line and sees regular trains operated by Abellio Greater Anglia. Trains from Harwich Town depart roughly once an hour towards Manningtree with some additional services at peak times. Generally, trains serve all intermediate stations, and some extend beyond Manningtree for London Liverpool Street and Colchester.

Harwich Town station
George Street
CO12 3NA

View on Greater Anglia

  • Wheelchair Access
  • Ticket Machines
  • Seated area
  • Telephones
  • WiFi


Although Harwich Town station no longer has a staffed ticket office, amenities are otherwise good, including cycle storage, a station car park and the PlusBus scheme for easy transfer between rail and bus. Customer assistance is available via the help point on the single platform, and there are also public payphones available for use. Bench seating is available underneath the canopy. Train-running information is provided via digital screens displaying departures. Additionally, there are automated announcements on the station’s PA system. There’s step-free access to the platform.

Explore the area

History Heritage and things to do in Harwich and Dovercourt Bay

Walks and activities for everyone

Areas of Interest

Harwich and Dovercourt Bay sits on the most easterly point of Essex. For more information including activities, walks food and drink visit: http://www.historicharwich.co.uk