There are 5 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ely by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train via London Kings Cross  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Ely

$46 - $80

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Train Thameslink  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Cambridge

$45 - $95

3 alternative options

Line 344 bus, train, bus  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the line 344 bus from Clapham Junction Station to Liverpool Street Station 344 / ...
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Cambridge
  3. Take the bus from Drummer St Bus Station to Ely, Market Street (Bus Station) 12 / ...

$57 - $73

Drive  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ely 114.6 miles

$24 - $40

Towncar  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Ely 114.6 miles

$260 - $370

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ely. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Ely via Cambridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 20 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Ely is 88 miles. The road distance is 114.6 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ely without a car is to train which takes 2 h 11 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 11 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ely, including transfers.

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

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ely train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Cambridge station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ely is 115 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 56 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ely.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ely.
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  • Distance: 88.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 11 min

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

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ely via London Victoria, Victoria Underground Station, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, and London Kings Cross in around 2 h 11 min.

Train operators
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Ely
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Clapham Junction Station to Liverpool Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Stagecoach in Cambridge
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Drummer St Bus Station to Ely, Market Street (Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Ely
Estimated price
$260 - $370

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