How to get from Derby to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)

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Recommended option

Train East Midlands Trains  •  2 h 28 min

$43 - $107

4 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  4 h 6 min

$96 - $155

Bus  •  5 h 35 min

  1. National Express / ...

$40 - $65

Drive  •  2 h 45 min

  1. 167.7 miles

$35 - $55

Train, fly  •  5 h 40 min

  1. MAN - LHR

$143 - $422

Questions & Answers

The distance between Derby and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 216 km. The road distance is 268 km.

The cheapest way to get from Derby to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 2 h 45 min.

The quickest way to get from Derby to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which takes 2 h 28 min and costs £30 - £80.

No, there is no direct train from Derby to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Derby and arriving at Gatwick Airport via London St Pancras International LL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 28 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Derby and arriving at Gatwick Airport London. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 35 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 28 min to get from Derby to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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

You can take a train from Derby to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via London St Pancras International and London St Pancras International LL in around 2 h 28 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Derby to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) every 4 hours. Tickets cost $40 - $65 and the journey takes 5 h 35 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$30 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Single
$85 - $130
Train from Derby to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $13
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Single
$24 - $35
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Derby to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Derby to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Thameslink
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to Reading
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $90
Train from Derby to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $30
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $27
Advanced Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $55
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
Bus operators

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