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

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Train Gatwick Express  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from Highbury & Islington to Welwyn Garden City

$28 - $53

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Night train  •  1 h 37 min

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

$21 - $29

4 alternative options

Train Thameslink  •  1 h 42 min

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

$24 - $34

Bus, line 301 bus  •  3 h 37 min

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

$23 - $31

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

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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 drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 13 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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It takes approximately 1 h 26 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Welwyn Garden City, including transfers.

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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 London Gatwick Airport South and arriving at Welwyn Garden City, Bus Station via Hemel Hempstead, Marlowes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 37 min.

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

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Welwyn Garden City without a car is to train which takes 1 h 26 min and costs £22 - £45.

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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 26 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 London Victoria, Victoria Underground Station, Highbury & Islington Underground Station, and Highbury & Islington in around 1 h 26 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 37 min.

Train operators
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Highbury & Islington to Welwyn Garden City
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Train from Finsbury Park to Welwyn Garden City
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Thameslink
Website
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
Train from Finsbury Park to Welwyn Garden City
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Night train from Gatwick Airport to Welwyn Garden City
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
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 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
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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