There are 5 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hereford 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 Newport (S Wales)  •  4 h 21 min

$97 - $180

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 30 min

  1. National Express / ...
  2. National Express

$54 - $73

3 alternative options

Train  •  5 h

$89 - $172

Bus, train  •  5 h 45 min

  1. OXF|the airline

$84 - $135

Drive  •  2 h 57 min

  1. 160.9 miles

$30 - $50

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 21 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hereford via Heathrow Airport London in around 5 h 30 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 - $27
Advanced Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $55
Train from Reading to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $45
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $100
Train from Reading to Hereford
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
Train from Oxford to Hereford
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$26 - $40
Advanced Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $90
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
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $28
First Anytime Day Single
$28 - $45
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Gatwick Airport London to Heathrow Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London 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 10 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 Oxford City Centre, St Aldates (Stop H5)
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Hereford is 203 km. The road distance is 257 km.

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hereford is to drive which costs £25 - £40 and takes 2 h 57 min.

The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hereford is to drive which takes 2 h 57 min and costs £25 - £40.

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 21 min.

No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hereford. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London and arriving at Hereford via Heathrow Airport London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 30 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 21 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hereford, including transfers.