There are 6 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hatfield by train, bus, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Finsbury Park

$23 - $33

Cheapest option

Bus, line 301 bus  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from London Gatwick Airport South to Hemel Hempstead National Express / ...
  2. Take the line 301 bus from Hemel Hempstead, Marlowes to Hatfield, Memorial Hall 300 / ...

$23 - $30

4 alternative options

Train, line 653 bus  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to St Albans City
  2. Take the line 653 bus from St Albans City Railway Station to Hatfield, Memorial Hall 230 / ...

$27 - $36

Train, bus, line 614 bus  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the bus from Victoria to Edgware N16
  3. Take the line 614 bus from Edgware Station Station Road to Hatfield, Memorial Hall 614 / ...

$23 - $45

Drive  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hatfield 70.5 miles

$15 - $22

Towncar  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Hatfield 70.5 miles

$180 - $260

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hatfield is to drive which costs £11 - £18 and takes 1 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hatfield is to drive which costs £11 - £18 and takes 1 h 11 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Hatfield is 42 miles. The road distance is 70.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 37 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hatfield, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hatfield. However, there are services departing from London Gatwick Airport South and arriving at Hatfield, Memorial Hall via Hemel Hempstead, Marlowes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hatfield. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Hatfield (Herts) via Finsbury Park. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 37 min.

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The nearest airport to Hatfield is London Luton (LTN) Airport which is 10.4 miles away. Other nearby airports include London City (LCY) (21.6 miles), London Stansted (STN) (22.6 miles), London Heathrow (LHR) (22.6 miles) and London Gatwick (LGW) (42.3 miles).

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hatfield.
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  • Distance: 42.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 37 min

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

Thameslink operates a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hatfield every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $15 - $21 and the journey takes 1 h 2 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hatfield via Hemel Hempstead and Hemel Hempstead, Marlowes in around 3 h 8 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Finsbury Park
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to St Albans City
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $29
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from St Albans City Railway Station to Hatfield, Memorial Hall
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Edgware Station Station Road to Hatfield, Memorial Hall
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Hemel Hempstead, Marlowes to Hatfield, Memorial Hall
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
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 London Gatwick Airport South to Hemel Hempstead
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Hatfield
Estimated price
$180 - $260

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