There are 6 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stratford-upon-Avon 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 Chiltern Railways, bus  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from London Marylebone to Leamington Spa
  3. Take the bus from Leamington Spa, Railway Station to Stratford-upon-Avon, McDonalds X18 / ...

$73 - $114

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London to Warwick National Express / ...

$41 - $53

4 alternative options

Train CrossCountry, bus  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Leamington Spa
  3. Take the bus from Leamington Spa, Railway Station to Stratford-upon-Avon, McDonalds X18 / ...

$80 - $127

Train  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham Moor Street to Stratford-upon-Avon

$100 - $164

Bus Oxford Bus Company  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station to Gloucester Green Bus Station OXF|the airline

$54

Drive  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stratford-upon-Avon 129.3 miles

$27 - $40

What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Stratford-upon-Avon, England?

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stratford-upon-Avon via London Victoria, Victoria Underground Station, Euston Underground Station, London Euston, Birmingham New Street, and Birmingham Moor Street in around 3 h 41 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stratford-upon-Avon every 3 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from London Marylebone to Leamington Spa
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
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
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $55
CrossCountry
Virgin West Coast Trains
Bus operators
Stagecoach Warwickshire
Phone
01604 67 60 60
Email
midlands.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Leamington Spa, Railway Station to Stratford-upon-Avon, McDonalds
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.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
$38
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Stratford-upon-Avon is 157 km. The road distance is 207 km.

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stratford-upon-Avon is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2 h 8 min.

The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stratford-upon-Avon is to drive which takes 2 h 8 min and costs £20 - £30.

No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stratford-upon-Avon. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London and arriving at Stratford-upon-Avon, McDonalds via Warwick Parkway Rail Station and Warwick, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 21 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 22 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stratford-upon-Avon, including transfers.