There are 4 ways to get from Henley on Thames to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to Gatwick Airport

$32 - $64

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Bus  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Henley-on-Thames, Hart Street to Reading Town Centre, Blagrave Street (opp The Blagrave Arms) 800
  2. Take the bus from Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir (Adj Reading Station RailAir) to Heathrow Airport, Heathrow Terminal 1 Departures Ra1
  3. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Gatwick Airport London South 210 / ...

$28 - $36

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Henley on Thames to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 61.1 miles

$13 - $19

Towncar  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take a town car from Henley on Thames to London Gatwick Airport 61.1 miles

$170 - $250

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The cheapest way to get from Henley on Thames to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £9 - £15 and takes 1 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Henley on Thames to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £9 - £15 and takes 1 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Henley on Thames to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Henley-on-Thames, Hart Street and arriving at Gatwick Airport London South via Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir (Adj Reading Station RailAir) and Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Henley on Thames to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Henley-on-Thames and arriving at Gatwick Airport via Twyford and Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 27 min.

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The distance between Henley on Thames and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 42 miles. The road distance is 61.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Henley on Thames to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to train which takes 2 h 27 min and costs £24 - £50.

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It takes approximately 2 h 27 min to get from Henley on Thames to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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Henley on Thames to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by Thames Travel, depart from Henley-on-Thames, Hart Street station.

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Henley on Thames to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Reading station.

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The best way to get from Henley on Thames to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which takes 2 h 27 min and costs £24 - £50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £20 - £28 and takes 3 h 13 min.

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Henley on Thames to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Gatwick Airport London South station.

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Henley on Thames 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 Henley on Thames to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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  • Distance: 41.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 27 min

What companies run services between Henley on Thames, England and London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England?

Great Western Railway operates a train from Henley on Thames to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) hourly. Tickets cost $28 - $55 and the journey takes 1 h 16 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Henley on Thames to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Reading Town Centre, Blagrave Street (opp The Blagrave Arms), Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir (Adj Reading Station RailAir), Heathrow Airport, Heathrow Terminal 1 Departures, and Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 3 h 13 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
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
Thames Travel
Website
thames-travel.co.uk
Bus from Henley-on-Thames, Hart Street to Reading Town Centre, Blagrave Street (opp The Blagrave Arms)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
thames-travel.co.uk
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Henley-on-Thames, Hart Street to Reading Town Centre, Friar Street (adj Cross Street)
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
RailAir
Website
railair.com
Bus from Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir (Adj Reading Station RailAir) to Heathrow Airport, Heathrow Terminal 1 Departures
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
railair.com
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 Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Gatwick Airport London South
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Henley on Thames to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$170 - $250

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