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

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Train via Newport  •  4h 20m

  1. Take the train from Hereford to Newport (S Wales)
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Reading
  3. Take the train from Reading to Gatwick Airport

£75 - £135

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Bus  •  4h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Hereford to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Gatwick Airport London South National Express / ...

£24 - £44

2 alternative options

Train  •  4h 29m

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

£68 - £124

Drive  •  2h 55m

  1. Drive from Hereford to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 162.4 miles

£26 - £40

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The cheapest way to get from Hereford to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 2h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Hereford to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 2h 55m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hereford to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Hereford and arriving at Gatwick Airport London South via Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 48m.

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No, there is no direct train from Hereford to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Hereford and arriving at Gatwick Airport via Newport (S Wales) and Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 20m.

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The distance between Hereford and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 127 miles. The road distance is 162.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Hereford to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to train via Newport which takes 4h 20m and costs £75 - £140.

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It takes approximately 4h 20m to get from Hereford to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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

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Hereford to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, depart from Hereford station.

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The best way to get from Hereford to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train via Newport which takes 4h 20m and costs £75 - £140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £24 - £45 and takes 4h 48m.

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Map of how to get from Hereford to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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  • Distance: 126.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 20m

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

You can take a train from Hereford to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Newport (S Wales) and Reading in around 4h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hereford to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 4h 48m.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Hereford to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £21
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
£7 - £10
Anytime Day Single
£13 - £21
First Anytime Day Single
£21 - £35
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Reading
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£22 - £35
Advanced Single
£23 - £35
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £75
Train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£21 - £40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£13 - £20
Advanced Single
£14 - £20
Anytime Day Single
£21 - £40
Train from Hereford to Reading
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£45 - £85
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£25 - £40
Advanced Single
£26 - £40
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £85
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 Hereford to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£15 - £30
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National Express
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Gatwick Airport London South
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£12 - £14
Book at
National Express
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
55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£9 - £14
Website
Oxford Bus Company

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Hereford to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 162 miles. It takes approximately 2h 55m to drive from Hereford to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

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