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

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Train via Swindon  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Swindon
  3. Take the train from Swindon to Stroud (Glos)

$63 - $116

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Bus National Express  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from South Terminal Bus Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station 230 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Stroud National Express

$44 - $52

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Stroud (Glos)

$63 - $116

Bus Oxford Bus Company  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station to Oxford City Centre, St Aldates (Stop H5) OXF|the airline
  2. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Frideswide Square (Oxford Rail Station) to Swindon, Corporation Street S6

$56 - $76

Drive  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stroud 125.1 miles

$26 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stroud is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stroud is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) station to Stroud. However, there are services departing from South Terminal Bus Station and arriving at Stroud via Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stroud. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Stroud (Glos) via Reading and Swindon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 11 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Stroud is 97 miles. The road distance is 125.1 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stroud without a car is to train which takes 3 h 11 min and costs £45 - £90.

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It takes approximately 3 h 11 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stroud, including transfers.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stroud bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at South Terminal Bus Station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stroud 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 Stroud is to train which takes 3 h 11 min and costs £45 - £90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £40 and takes 4 h 45 min.

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

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stroud train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Stroud (Glos) station.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stroud.
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  • Distance: 97.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 11 min

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

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stroud via Reading and Swindon in around 3 h 11 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stroud via Heathrow Central Bus Station and Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 4 h 45 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 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $55
Train from Reading to Swindon
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $40
Train from Swindon to Stroud (Glos)
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $25
Train from Reading to Stroud (Glos)
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $35
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $65
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 South Terminal Bus Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Stroud
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Frideswide Square (Oxford Rail Station) to Swindon, Corporation Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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