There are 5 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Loughborough University 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  •  3 h 10 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)

$44 - $105

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 58 min

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

$40 - $56

3 alternative options

Train via Bedford  •  3 h 32 min

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

$54 - $97

Train, night bus  •  4 h 48 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

$52 - $81

Drive  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Loughborough University 153 miles

$30 - $50

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

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Loughborough University via London St Pancras International LL, London St Pancras International, Loughborough (Leics), Loughborough, Rail Station (Rail Station Forecourt), and Loughborough, Student's Union (Hazell Rigg Tennis Courts) in around 3 h 10 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Loughborough University every 4 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $55 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 - $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 Loughborough (Leics)
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$27 - $40
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Single
$75 - $120
Train from Bedford to Loughborough (Leics)
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$15 - $22
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from London St Pancras International to Loughborough (Leics)
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Bedford to Loughborough (Leics)
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
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
$24 - $40
Book at
uk.megabus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Loughborough University?

The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Loughborough University is 194 km. The road distance is 245 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Loughborough University?

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Loughborough University is to drive which costs £23 - £35 and takes 2 h 30 min.

What is the fastest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Loughborough University?

The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Loughborough University is to drive which takes 2 h 30 min and costs £23 - £35.

Is there a direct bus between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Loughborough University?

No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Loughborough University. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London and arriving at Loughborough, Kings Avenue (144 Kings Avenue) via St Margaret's Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 58 min.

How long does it take to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Loughborough University?

It takes approximately 3 h 10 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Loughborough University, including transfers.