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

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Train  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Long Eaton

$41 - $100

3 alternative options

Train via Bedford  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Bedford
  2. Take the train from Bedford to Nottingham

$74 - $105

Bus  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from London Gatwick Airport South to Nottingham Station Street National Express / ...

$44 - $61

Drive  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Long Eaton 162.8 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Long Eaton is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 2 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Long Eaton is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 2 h 41 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Long Eaton is 130 miles. The road distance is 162.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 7 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Long Eaton, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Long Eaton. However, there are services departing from London Gatwick Airport South and arriving at Long Eaton, Green via Nottingham, Castle Wharf (BT building). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Long Eaton. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Long Eaton via London St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 7 min.

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

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Long Eaton via London St Pancras International LL and London St Pancras International in around 3 h 7 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Long Eaton every 2 hours. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 4 h 45 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Bedford
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Long Eaton
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$28 - $40
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Single
$80 - $120
Train from Bedford to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$17 - $26
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $75
Bus operators
National Express

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