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There are 3 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Worcester by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h 46m

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Worcester Shrub Hill

£50 - £65

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Bus  •  5h

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London North to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Worcester National Express

£11 - £15

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Drive  •  2h 35m

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Worcester 153.2 miles

£23 - £35

London Gatwick Airport (LGW) → Worcester
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The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Worcester is to bus which costs £11 - £16 and takes 5h.

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The fastest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Worcester is to drive which takes 2h 35m and costs £23 - £35.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Worcester. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London North and arriving at Worcester via Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Worcester. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Worcester Shrub Hill via Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 46m.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Worcester is 114 miles. The road distance is 153.2 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Worcester without a car is to train which takes 3h 46m and costs £50 - £65.

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It takes approximately 3h 46m to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Worcester, including transfers.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Worcester bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Gatwick Airport London North station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Worcester 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 Worcester is to train which takes 3h 46m and costs £50 - £65. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £11 - £16 and takes 5h.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Worcester.
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  • Distance: 114.1 miles
  • Duration: 3h 46m

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

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Worcester via Reading in around 3h 46m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Worcester via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 5h.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£20 - £25
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£20 - £25
Anytime Day 1st Class
£35 - £50
Train from Reading to Worcester Shrub Hill
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £40
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£30 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£50 - £75
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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Gatwick Airport London North to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Worcester
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
National Express

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

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Worcester train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Worcester Shrub Hill station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Worcester is 153 miles. It takes approximately 2h 35m to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Worcester.

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