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

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, Tube  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the Tube from Victoria Underground Station to Tottenham Hale Underground Station
  3. Take the train from Tottenham Hale to Hertford East

$39 - $58

Cheapest option

Line 87 bus, bus, line 310 bus  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Take the line 87 bus from Clapham Junction Station to Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross 87 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar Square to Waltham Cross, Bus Station
  3. Take the line 310 bus from Waltham Cross, Bus Station to Hertford, Bus Station 310

$26 - $37

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Finsbury Park
  2. Take the train from Finsbury Park to Hertford North

$27 - $37

Drive  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hertford 75.1 miles

$16 - $24

Towncar  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Hertford 75.1 miles

$210 - $300

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

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hertford via Finsbury Park in around 1 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hertford via Clapham Junction, Clapham Junction Station, Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross, Charing Cross, Trafalgar Square, and Waltham Cross, Bus Station in around 3 h 47 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Finsbury Park to Hertford North
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Clapham Junction Station to Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Arriva London North
Phone
020 8271 0101
Website
arrivalondon.com
Bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar Square to Waltham Cross, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivalondon.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Waltham Cross, Bus Station to Hertford, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Hertford
Estimated price
$210 - $300

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hertford?

The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Hertford is 71 km. The road distance is 120 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hertford?

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hertford is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1 h 17 min.

What is the fastest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hertford?

The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hertford is to drive which takes 1 h 17 min and costs £11 - £17.

Is there a direct train between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Hertford?

No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hertford. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Hertford North via Finsbury Park. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 50 min.

How long does it take to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hertford?

It takes approximately 1 h 42 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hertford, including transfers.

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