There are 7 ways to get from Welwyn Garden City to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train, subway, bus, night train, car or towncar

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Train, Tube  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Welwyn Garden City to Finsbury Park
  2. Take the Tube from Finsbury Park Underground Station to Victoria Underground Station
  3. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport

$28 - $54

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Night train  •  1 h 27 min

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

$22 - $30

5 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 46 min

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

$25 - $35

Bus, train  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Welwyn Garden City, Waitrose to St Albans City Railway Station 301 / ...
  2. Take the train from St Albans City to Gatwick Airport

$27 - $37

Bus  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Welwyn Garden City, Broadwater Road to Heathrow Central Bus Station 724
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to South Terminal Bus Station 200 / ...

$26 - $33

Drive  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Welwyn Garden City to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 71.8 miles

$15 - $23

Towncar  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take a town car from Welwyn Garden City to London Gatwick Airport 71.8 miles

$190 - $270

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Welwyn Garden City to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) station. However, there are services departing from Welwyn Garden City, Broadwater Road and arriving at South Terminal Bus Station via Heathrow Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 6 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Welwyn Garden City and arriving at Gatwick Airport. The journey takes approximately 1 h 27 min.

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The distance between Welwyn Garden City and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 45 miles. The road distance is 71.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Welwyn Garden City to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to train and Tube which takes 1 h 10 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 10 min to get from Welwyn Garden City to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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Welwyn Garden City to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by Green Line (operated by Arriva), depart from Welwyn Garden City, Broadwater Road station.

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

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The best way to get from Welwyn Garden City to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which takes 1 h 46 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 6 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Welwyn Garden City to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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  • Distance: 44.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 10 min

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

You can take a train from Welwyn Garden City to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Finsbury Park in around 1 h 46 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Welwyn Garden City to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Heathrow Central Bus Station in around 4 h 6 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Welwyn Garden City to Finsbury Park
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Finsbury Park to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from St Albans City to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Night train from Welwyn Garden City to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Welwyn Garden City to Finsbury Park
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Welwyn Garden City, Waitrose to St Albans City Railway Station
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Uno
Website
unobus.info
Bus from Welwyn Garden City, Waitrose to St Albans City Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
unobus.info
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Welwyn Garden City, Broadwater Road to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
Green Line
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Green Line (Arriva)
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 Heathrow Central Bus Station to South Terminal Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
nationalexpress.com
Oxford Bus Company
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Email
info@oxfordbus.co.uk
Website
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Welwyn Garden City to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$190 - $270

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Yes, the driving distance between Welwyn Garden City to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 72 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 12 min to drive from Welwyn Garden City to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

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