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There are 7 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Melle by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car, car train or car ferry

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

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Fly to Brussels, train  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Brussels (BRU) LGW - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Melle

$212 - $516

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Bus, train  •  10 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London South to London Victoria Coach Station 025
  2. Take the bus from London to Bruges
  3. Take the train from Bruges / Brugge to Melle L

$29 - $38

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Fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LGW - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
  3. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters

$94 - $251

Train  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  3. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Melle Ic / ...

$87 - $230

Bus, bus and ferry  •  10 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London South to London Victoria Coach Station 025
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Ghent 814 / ...

$75 - $104

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Melle

$208 - $229

Drive, car ferry  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Melle

$63 - $96

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Melle is to bus and train which costs £22 - £30 and takes 10 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Melle is to fly and train which costs £160 - £400 and takes 2 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Melle station. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London South and arriving at Melle Station via London Victoria, Lille and Gent Zuid perron 5. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Melle. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Melle via London St. Pancras International and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 23 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Melle is 173 miles.

The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Melle without a car is to train which takes 5 h 23 min and costs £65 - £180.

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It takes approximately 2 h 40 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Melle, including transfers.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Melle bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Gatwick Airport London South station.

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

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The quickest flight from London Gatwick Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Melle.
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  • Distance: 173.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 40 min

What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Melle, Flanders, Belgium?

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Melle via London St Pancras International LL, London St. Pancras International, Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid in around 5 h 23 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Rwandair Express
Website
rwandair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Brussels
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Melle
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $17
Train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $13
1st Class
$13 - $20
Train from Bruges / Brugge to Melle
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $17
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
Thameslink
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
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 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
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lille to Ghent
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Bruges
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Melle bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Ghent station.

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Melle is 1 h ahead of London Gatwick Airport (LGW). It is currently 9:26 PM in London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and 10:26 PM in Melle.

London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Melle train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Melle station.

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Rwandair Express offers flights from London Gatwick Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 442+ hotels available in Melle. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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