There are 4 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Worcester by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  3 h 54 min

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

$68 - $129

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from London Gatwick Airport South to London Victoria National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria to Worcester National Express

$23 - $30

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4 h 34 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 train from Oxford to Worcester Shrub Hill

$67 - $98

Drive  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Worcester 152.9 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Worcester is to bus which costs £18 - £24 and takes 5 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Worcester is to drive which costs £25 - £40 and takes 2 h 33 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Worcester is 114 miles. The road distance is 152.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 54 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Worcester, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Worcester. However, there are services departing from London Gatwick Airport South and arriving at Worcester via London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 50 min.

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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 3 h 54 min.

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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: 3 h 54 min

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 3 h 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Worcester via London Victoria in around 5 h 50 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
$27 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $25
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $50
Train from Reading to Worcester Shrub Hill
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
Train from Oxford to Worcester Shrub Hill
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Advanced Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
Bus operators
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
$36
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
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 London Gatwick Airport South to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria to Worcester
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com

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