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

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Train  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Hemel Hempstead

$27 - $53

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Bus  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London South to Hemel Hempstead National Express / ...

$18 - $24

4 alternative options

Train, line 301 bus  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to St Albans City
  2. Take the line 301 bus from St Albans City Railway Station to Adeyfield, School 301

$28 - $37

Train, line 170 bus, bus  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the line 170 bus from Clapham Junction Station to Victoria, Eccleston Bridge 170
  3. Take the bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Adeyfield, School 748 / ...

$27 - $34

Drive  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hemel Hempstead 63.9 miles

$13 - $20

Towncar  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Hemel Hempstead 63.9 miles

$180 - $250

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hemel Hempstead is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hemel Hempstead is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Gatwick Airport London South and arriving at Hemel Hempstead. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 5 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Hemel Hempstead is 43 miles. The road distance is 63.9 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hemel Hempstead without a car is to train which takes 1 h 12 min and costs £20 - £45.

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It takes approximately 1 h 12 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hemel Hempstead, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hemel Hempstead is to train which takes 1 h 12 min and costs £20 - £45. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £14 - £19 and takes 2 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hemel Hempstead.
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  • Distance: 43.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 12 min

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

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hemel Hempstead via London Victoria, Victoria Underground Station, Euston Underground Station, and London Euston in around 1 h 12 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hemel Hempstead every 2 hours. Tickets cost $18 - $24 and the journey takes 2 h 5 min.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Gatwick Airport to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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 Adeyfield, School
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 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 Gatwick Airport London South to Hemel Hempstead
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
nationalexpress.com
London Buses
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Adeyfield, School
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
Green Line
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Green Line (Arriva)
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Hemel Hempstead
Estimated price
$180 - $250

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