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

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Train  •  2 h 56 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)

$65 - $94

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Bus via London Victoria Coach Station  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London South to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station National Express

$25 - $34

2 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from South Terminal Bus Station to St Margaret's Bus Station 230 / ...

$37 - $52

Drive  •  2 h 31 min

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

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Loughborough is to bus which costs £18 - £27 and takes 6 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Loughborough is to drive which costs £25 - £40 and takes 2 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) station to Loughborough. However, there are services departing from South Terminal Bus Station and arriving at Loughborough, High Street (Jim) via St Margaret's Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 24 min.

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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 56 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Loughborough is 120 miles. The road distance is 154 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Loughborough without a car is to train which takes 2 h 56 min and costs £45 - £75.

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It takes approximately 2 h 56 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Loughborough, including transfers.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Loughborough bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at South Terminal Bus Station.

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

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Loughborough is to train which takes 2 h 56 min and costs £45 - £75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £28 - £40 and takes 4 h 24 min.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Loughborough bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at St Margaret's Bus Station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Loughborough train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, arrive at Loughborough (Leics) station.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Loughborough.
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  • Distance: 120.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 56 min

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 56 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Loughborough every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 3 h 50 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
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
$25 - $40
Off-Peak Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $75
Anytime Single
$70 - $110
Bus operators
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 South Terminal Bus Station to St Margaret's Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Gatwick Airport London South to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com

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