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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train via Swindon  •  3 h 28 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

$69 - $145

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  5 h

  1. Take the bus from London Gatwick Airport South to London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to Gloucester National Express

$44 - $56

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 - $125

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

$53

Drive  •  2 h 13 min

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

$28 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Gloucester is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Gloucester is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2 h 13 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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It takes approximately 3 h 28 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Gloucester, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Gloucester. However, there are services departing from London Gatwick Airport South and arriving at Gloucester via London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h.

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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 28 min.

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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 28 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Gloucester via London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 in around 5 h.

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 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $50
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
$19 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $40
Train from Reading to Gloucester
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Gatwick Airport South to London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 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
Hourly
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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