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

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Train  •  3 h 53 min

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

$106 - $196

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Bus National Express  •  4 h 58 min

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

$55 - $68

3 alternative options

Bus via Gloucester Green Bus Station  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Hereford, Maylord Shopping Centre (Back of Shopping Centre) to Gloucester, Bus Station Set Down 33
  2. Take the bus from Gloucester, Market Parade to Oxford City Centre, Magdalen Street East (Stop C6) 853
  3. Take the bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station

$60 - $61

Night train, train  •  4 h 47 min

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

$90 - $165

Drive  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Hereford to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 159.9 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Hereford to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) station. However, there are services departing from Hereford and arriving at South Terminal Bus Station via Heathrow Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 58 min.

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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 Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 47 min.

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The distance between Hereford and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 127 miles. The road distance is 159.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Hereford to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to train which takes 3 h 53 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 53 min 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 Great Western Railway, depart from Hereford station.

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The best way to get from Hereford to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which takes 3 h 53 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 58 min.

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Hereford to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at South Terminal Bus 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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Map of how to get from Hereford to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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  • Distance: 126.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 53 min

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), London Paddington, Paddington Underground Station, Victoria Underground Station, and London Victoria in around 3 h 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hereford to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and Heathrow Central Bus Station in around 4 h 58 min.

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
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $27
First Anytime Day Single
$28 - $45
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Newport (S Wales) to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $60
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $130
Night train from Hereford to Reading
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $110
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 Hereford to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $50
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
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hereford, Maylord Shopping Centre (Back of Shopping Centre) to Gloucester, Bus Station Set Down
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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 Hereford to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 160 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 56 min to drive from Hereford to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

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