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

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Train  •  3 h 19 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)

$40 - $97

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 53 min

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

$36 - $51

2 alternative options

Train via Bedford  •  3 h 37 min

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

$50 - $87

Drive  •  2 h 30 min

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

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Loughborough University is to drive which costs £25 - £40 and takes 2 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Loughborough University is to drive which costs £25 - £40 and takes 2 h 30 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Loughborough University is 121 miles. The road distance is 153 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 19 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Loughborough University, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Loughborough University. However, there are services departing from London Gatwick Airport South and arriving at Loughborough, Kings Avenue (144 Kings Avenue) via St Margaret's Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 53 min.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Loughborough University.
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  • Distance: 121 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 19 min

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 19 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Loughborough University every 2 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $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
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Bedford
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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 4 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
Train from Bedford to Loughborough (Leics)
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $20
Off-Peak Single
$27 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $40
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
$23 - $35
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Bedford to Loughborough (Leics)
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Gatwick Airport South to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
nationalexpress.com

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