There are 5 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stratford-upon-Avon by train, bus or car

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Train Chiltern Railways, bus  •  3 h 14 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 / ...

$72 - $113

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Bus via London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from London Gatwick Airport South to London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 230 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to Banbury
  3. Take the bus from Banbury Town Centre, Bus Station (Bay 8) to Stratford-upon-Avon, McDonalds 7 / ...

$43 - $50

3 alternative options

Train CrossCountry, bus  •  3 h 31 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 / ...

$74 - $125

Bus Oxford Bus Company  •  5 h 10 min

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

$52

Drive  •  2 h 8 min

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

$27 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stratford-upon-Avon is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stratford-upon-Avon is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) station to Stratford-upon-Avon. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station and arriving at Stratford-upon-Avon, Civic Hall via Oxford City Centre, George Street (Stop B2) and Chipping Norton, West Street (Kings Arms Hotel). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 10 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Stratford-upon-Avon is 98 miles. The road distance is 129.3 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stratford-upon-Avon without a car is to train and bus which takes 3 h 14 min and costs £55 - £90.

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It takes approximately 3 h 14 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stratford-upon-Avon, including transfers.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stratford-upon-Avon bus services, operated by Oxford Bus Company, arrive at Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stratford-upon-Avon bus services, operated by Oxford Bus Company, arrive at Gloucester Green Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stratford-upon-Avon is 129 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 8 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stratford-upon-Avon.

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The nearest airport to Stratford-upon-Avon is Birmingham (BHX) Airport which is 18.2 miles away. Other nearby airports include London Luton (LTN) (60.9 miles), London Heathrow (LHR) (73.6 miles), Manchester (MAN) (84.9 miles) and London Stansted (STN) (86.7 miles).

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stratford-upon-Avon.
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  • Distance: 98 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 14 min

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

Oxford Bus Company operates a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stratford-upon-Avon every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $36 and the journey takes 2 h 30 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 - $18
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
$28 - $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
$27 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $25
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $50
CrossCountry
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 20 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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Gatwick Airport South to London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to Banbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Banbury Town Centre, Bus Station (Bay 8) to Stratford-upon-Avon, McDonalds
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Johnson's Excelbus
Phone
01564 797 070
Email
businfo@johnsonscoaches.co.uk
Website
johnsonscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Banbury Town Centre, Bus Station (Bay 8) to Stratford-upon-Avon, McDonalds
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
johnsonscoaches.co.uk

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