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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 8 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

$44 - $110

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

$59 - $107

Bus  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London to NOTTINGHAM, Station Street National Express

$46 - $64

Drive  •  2 h 41 min

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

$35 - $55

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, London St Pancras International, Long Eaton, and Long Eaton, Rail Station Sycamore Road in around 3 h 8 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Long Eaton every 4 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 - $21
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Bedford
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$29 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
Anytime Single
$85 - $130
Train from Bedford to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $27
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from London St Pancras International to Long Eaton
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Bedford to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Bus operators
National Express

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Long Eaton?

The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Long Eaton is 208 km. The road distance is 261 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Long Eaton?

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Long Eaton is to drive which costs £24 - £40 and takes 2 h 41 min.

What is the fastest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Long Eaton?

The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Long Eaton is to drive which takes 2 h 41 min and costs £24 - £40.

Is there a direct bus between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Long Eaton?

No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Long Eaton. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London and arriving at Long Eaton, Green via Nottingham, Canal Street (BT building). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 25 min.

How long does it take to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Long Eaton?

It takes approximately 3 h 8 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Long Eaton, including transfers.