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There are 6 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Welwyn Garden City by train, subway, bus, night train, car or towncar

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Train, subway  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the subway from Victoria station to Finsbury Park station
  3. Take the train from Finsbury Park to Welwyn Garden City

$27 - $55

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Night train  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Take the night train from Gatwick Airport to Welwyn Garden City

$22 - $30

4 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Finsbury Park
  2. Take the train from Finsbury Park to Welwyn Garden City

$24 - $36

Bus, line 301 bus  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London South to Hemel Hempstead National Express / ...
  2. Take the line 301 bus from Hemel Hempstead, Marlowes to Welwyn Garden City, Bus Station 301 / ...

$23 - $32

Drive  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Welwyn Garden City 73.2 miles

$15 - $23

Towncar  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Welwyn Garden City 73.2 miles

$190 - $270

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Welwyn Garden City is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Welwyn Garden City is to train and subway which costs £20 - £45 and takes 1 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Welwyn Garden City station. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London South and arriving at Welwyn Garden City, Bus Station via Hemel Hempstead, Marlowes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 44 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Welwyn Garden City. This train operates Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 37 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Welwyn Garden City is 45 miles. The road distance is 73.2 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Welwyn Garden City without a car is to train and subway which takes 1 h 12 min and costs £20 - £45.

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It takes approximately 1 h 12 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Welwyn Garden City, including transfers.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Welwyn Garden City bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Gatwick Airport London South station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Welwyn Garden City train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Gatwick Airport station.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Welwyn Garden City is to train which takes 1 h 32 min and costs £18 - £28. Alternatively, you can bus and line 301 bus, which costs £18 - £25 and takes 3 h 44 min.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Welwyn Garden City.
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  • Distance: 44.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 12 min

What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Welwyn Garden City, England?

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Welwyn Garden City via Finsbury Park in around 1 h 32 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Welwyn Garden City via Hemel Hempstead and Hemel Hempstead, Marlowes in around 3 h 44 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Finsbury Park to Welwyn Garden City
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Finsbury Park
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Night train from Gatwick Airport to Welwyn Garden City
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Finsbury Park to Welwyn Garden City
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
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 Gatwick Airport London South to Hemel Hempstead
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
nationalexpress.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Hemel Hempstead, Marlowes to Welwyn Garden City, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
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arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Welwyn Garden City
Estimated price
$190 - $270

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Welwyn Garden City bus services, operated by Arriva UK, arrive at Welwyn Garden City, Bus Station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Welwyn Garden City train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Welwyn Garden City station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Welwyn Garden City is 73 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 13 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Welwyn Garden City.

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