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

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Train via Swindon  •  3 h 30 min

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

$70 - $131

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Bus National Express  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from South Terminal Bus Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station 230 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Gloucester National Express

$44 - $57

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 39 min

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

$68 - $131

Bus Oxford Bus Company  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station to Gloucester Green Bus Station OXF|the airline
  2. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, St Giles (o/s Ashmolean) to Gloucester, Market Parade 853

$54

Drive  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Gloucester 130.5 miles

$28 - $45

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) station to Gloucester. However, there are services departing from South Terminal Bus Station and arriving at Gloucester via Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Gloucester. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Gloucester via Reading and Swindon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 30 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Gloucester is 103 miles. The road distance is 130.5 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Gloucester without a car is to train which takes 3 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 30 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Gloucester, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Gloucester is to train which takes 3 h 30 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 55 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Gloucester.
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  • Distance: 102.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 30 min

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

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Gloucester via Reading and Swindon in around 3 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Gloucester via Heathrow Central Bus Station and Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 4 h 55 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 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
Train from Reading to Swindon
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $40
Train from Swindon to Gloucester
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Train from Reading to Gloucester
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
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 South Terminal Bus Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Gloucester
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Oxford Bus Company
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Email
info@oxfordbus.co.uk
Website
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station to Gloucester Green Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 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 Oxford City Centre, St Giles (o/s Ashmolean) to Gloucester, Market Parade
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
swanbrook.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Gloucester is 130 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 13 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Gloucester.

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