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

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 Virgin West Coast Trains, bus  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Milton Keynes Central
  3. Take the bus from Central station to Cranfield, War Memorial C1 / ...

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Bus  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London South to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 National Express / ...

$24 - $35

4 alternative options

Train Thameslink, bus  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Bedford
  2. Take the bus from Bedford, St Paul's Square to Cranfield, War Memorial C1 / ...

Train Southern, bus  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Milton Keynes Central
  2. Take the bus from Central station to Cranfield, War Memorial C1 / ...

Drive  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cranfield 90.9 miles

$19 - $29

Towncar  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Cranfield 90.9 miles

$220 - $310

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cranfield is to drive which costs £15 - £22 and takes 1 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cranfield is to drive which costs £15 - £22 and takes 1 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cranfield. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London South and arriving at Cranfield, War Memorial via Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 41 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Cranfield is 66 miles. The road distance is 90.9 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cranfield without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 h 31 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 31 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cranfield, including transfers.

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

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cranfield bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cranfield is 91 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 32 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cranfield.

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There are 280+ hotels available in Cranfield. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cranfield.
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  • Distance: 66.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 31 min

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

National Express operates a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cranfield hourly. Tickets cost $24 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Clapham Junction to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Bus operators
Uno
Phone
01707 255764
Email
unobus@herts.ac.uk
Website
unobus.info
Bus from Central station to Cranfield, War Memorial
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
unobus.info
Bus from Bedford, St Paul's Square to Cranfield, War Memorial
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
unobus.info
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bedford, St Paul's Square to Cranfield, War Memorial
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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 Gatwick Airport London South to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Cranfield
Estimated price
$220 - $310

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