There are 5 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Loughborough by train, bus, night 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  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Loughborough (Leics)

$39 - $95

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London to Leicester National Express / ...

$38 - $53

3 alternative options

Train via Bedford  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Bedford
  2. Take the train from Bedford to Loughborough (Leics)

$49 - $91

Train, night bus  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the night bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Loughborough, Holywell Way (489 New Ashby Road) M12

$47 - $76

Drive  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Loughborough 154 miles

$30 - $50

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

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Loughborough via London St Pancras International LL and London St Pancras International in around 2 h 53 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Loughborough every 4 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 3 h 55 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
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 Loughborough (Leics)
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$26 - $40
Off-Peak Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $75
Anytime Single
$75 - $110
Train from Bedford to Loughborough (Leics)
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $21
Off-Peak Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $60
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from London St Pancras International to Loughborough (Leics)
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Bedford to Loughborough (Leics)
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Night bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Loughborough, Holywell Way (489 New Ashby Road)
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Book at
uk.megabus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Loughborough is 193 km. The road distance is 246 km.

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Loughborough is to drive which costs £24 - £40 and takes 2 h 31 min.

The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Loughborough is to drive which takes 2 h 31 min and costs £24 - £40.

No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Loughborough. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Loughborough (Leics) via London St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 53 min.

No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Loughborough. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London and arriving at Loughborough, High Street (Jim) via St Margaret's Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 34 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 53 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Loughborough, including transfers.

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