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

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Train via Newport (S Wales)  •  4 h 17 min

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

$96 - $172

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Bus National Express  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London South to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Hereford National Express

$54 - $72

3 alternative options

Train  •  5 h

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

$88 - $160

Bus via Gloucester Green Bus Station  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station to Gloucester Green Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, St Giles to Gloucester, Market Parade 853
  3. Take the bus from Gloucester, Bus Station to Hereford, Old Market 33

Drive  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hereford 160.9 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hereford is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 2 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hereford is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 2 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hereford. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London South and arriving at Hereford via Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hereford. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Hereford via Reading and Newport (S Wales). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 17 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Hereford is 127 miles. The road distance is 160.9 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hereford without a car is to train which takes 4 h 17 min and costs £70 - £140.

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It takes approximately 4 h 17 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hereford, including transfers.

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

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hereford 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 Hereford is to train which takes 4 h 17 min and costs £70 - £140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £40 - £60 and takes 5 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hereford.
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  • Distance: 126.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 17 min

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

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hereford via Reading and Newport (S Wales) in around 4 h 17 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hereford via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 5 h 25 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 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $50
Train from Reading to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$28 - $45
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $95
Train from Reading to Hereford
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $110
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Hereford
Ave. Duration
50 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
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 Gatwick Airport London South to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
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 Hereford
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Book at
uk.megabus.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 to Gloucester, Market Parade
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
swanbrook.co.uk
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gloucester, Bus Station to Hereford, Old Market
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hereford train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, arrive at Hereford station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hereford is 161 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 57 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hereford.

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