There are 4 ways to get from Gloucester to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Gloucester to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Gatwick Airport

$70 - $130

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Bus National Express  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Gloucester to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to South Terminal Bus Station 200 / ...

$46 - $59

2 alternative options

Bus Oxford Bus Company  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Gloucester, Market Parade 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

$53

Drive  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Gloucester to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 129.5 miles

$27 - $40

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No, there is no direct bus from Gloucester to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) station. However, there are services departing from Gloucester and arriving at South Terminal Bus Station via Heathrow Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Gloucester to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Gloucester and arriving at Gatwick Airport via Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 32 min.

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The distance between Gloucester and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 103 miles. The road distance is 129.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Gloucester to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to train which takes 3 h 32 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 32 min to get from Gloucester to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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Gloucester to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Gloucester station.

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Gloucester to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Gloucester station.

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The best way to get from Gloucester to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which takes 3 h 32 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 23 min.

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Gloucester to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at South Terminal Bus Station.

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Gloucester to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Gatwick Airport station.

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Map of how to get from Gloucester to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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  • Distance: 102.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 32 min

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

You can take a train from Gloucester to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Reading in around 3 h 32 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Gloucester to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and Heathrow Central Bus Station in around 4 h 23 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Gloucester to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
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 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $55
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Gloucester to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 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 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
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 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $20
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 20 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 Gloucester, Market Parade to Oxford City Centre, Magdalen Street East (Stop C6)
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
swanbrook.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Gloucester to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 130 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 12 min to drive from Gloucester to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

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