There are 5 ways to get from Cheltenham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train, bus or car

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  3. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport

$121 - $210

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Cheltenham to Heathrow Airport London National Express
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to South Terminal Bus Station 210 / ...

$43 - $54

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Train Great Western Railway  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Gatwick Airport

$74 - $137

Bus Oxford Bus Company  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Royal Well Bus Station to Oxford City Centre, Magdalen Street East (Stop C6) 853
  2. Take the bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station LGW|the airline

$51

Drive  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Cheltenham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 122.6 miles

$26 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Cheltenham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £19 - £29 and takes 2 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cheltenham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which takes 2 h 8 min and costs £19 - £29.

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The distance between Cheltenham and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 156 km. The road distance is 196 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 2 min to get from Cheltenham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cheltenham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Cheltenham and arriving at South Terminal Bus Station via Heathrow Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cheltenham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Cheltenham Spa and arriving at Gatwick Airport via Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 35 min.

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What companies run services between Cheltenham, England and London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England?

You can take a train from Cheltenham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Birmingham New Street, London Euston, Euston Underground Station, Victoria Underground Station, and London Victoria in around 3 h 2 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cheltenham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Heathrow Airport London and Heathrow Central Bus Station in around 4 h 3 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Virgin West Coast Trains
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $85
Train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $55
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cheltenham to Heathrow Airport London
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to South Terminal Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Oxford Bus Company
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Email
info@oxfordbus.co.uk
Website
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
Swanbrook Coaches
Phone
1452 712386
Email
enquiries@swanbrook.co.uk
Website
swanbrook.co.uk
Bus from Royal Well Bus Station to Oxford City Centre, Magdalen Street East (Stop C6)
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
swanbrook.co.uk

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