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Harwich International Ferry Port

DFDS Seaways' ferry to Denmark sails from Harwich International Port.

Formerly known as Parkeston Quay, it is located in the north eastern corner of Essex.

Address:

Harwich International Port,
Parkeston,
Harwich,
Essex,
CO12 4SR

Facilities at the port include:

  • Seat Area
  • Toilet 
  • Disabled Toilets
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Café
  • Vending machine
  • Post box
  • Cash machine
  • Local tourist information stand
  • Telephone
  • Internet access
  • Wheelchair / disabled access

Getting to the port by car

From the M25: Drivers should leave at junction 28 and follow the A12 (north) signposted Chelmsford and Colchester. At Colchester, turn off the A12 onto the A120 following signs for Harwich. On approach to the port follow signs for Harwich International Port.

From the North: It is easiest to use the A14 to Ipswich. At Ipswich join the A12 (south) towards Colchester. At Colchester join the A120 and follow as above.


Getting to the port by Train

From London Liverpool Street 'National Express' operates trains leaving approximately every hour, arriving in Harwich International 90 minutes later. The station is just outside the ferry terminal building. Trains also connect Harwich with the rest of the UK; times and fares can be found at www.nationalexpress.com


Getting to the port by bus

There are regular bus services to Harwich from Colchester, which can itself be easily reached from London by coach. The 103/104 services to Harwich depart Colchester Bus Station around twice an hour. For more information visit: www.firstgroup.com


Getting to the port by Taxi

Harwich International Port is served by an adjacent railway station, but several Harwich taxi services are available if required.

  • A2B Taxis: (0044) 1255 504444

Getting to the port by Bus

There are regular bus services to Harwich from Colchester, which can be easily reached from London by coach. The 103/104 services to Harwich depart Colchester Bus Station around twice an hour. For more information visit: www.firstgroup.com