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

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Train  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Cambridge
  2. Take the train from Cambridge to Lakenheath

$60 - $81

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Bus  •  6 h 42 min

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

$35 - $55

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to RAF Lakenheath 119.7 miles

$25 - $40

Towncar  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to RAF Lakenheath 119.7 miles

$270 - $380

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The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to RAF Lakenheath is to drive which costs £19 - £29 and takes 2 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to RAF Lakenheath is to drive which costs £19 - £29 and takes 2 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to RAF Lakenheath. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London South and arriving at Lakenheath, The Cedars via Mildenhall, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 42 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and RAF Lakenheath is 92 miles. The road distance is 119.7 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to RAF Lakenheath without a car is to train which takes 3 h 32 min and costs £45 - £65.

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It takes approximately 3 h 32 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to RAF Lakenheath, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to RAF Lakenheath is to train which takes 3 h 32 min and costs £45 - £65. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £28 - £45 and takes 6 h 42 min.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to RAF Lakenheath bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Mildenhall station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to RAF Lakenheath is 120 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 7 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to RAF Lakenheath.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to RAF Lakenheath.
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  • Distance: 92.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 32 min

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

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to RAF Lakenheath via Cambridge and Lakenheath in around 3 h 32 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to RAF Lakenheath every 4 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 5 h.

Train operators
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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Gatwick Airport London South to Mildenhall
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to RAF Lakenheath
Estimated price
$270 - $380

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There are 174+ hotels available in RAF Lakenheath. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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