There are 6 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to RAF Lakenheath by train, bus, car or towncar

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 31 min

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

$80 - $106

Cheapest option

Bus via London Victoria Coach Station  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Mildenhall National Express

$29 - $35

4 alternative options

Train, line 201 bus  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Ely
  3. Take the train from Ely to Thetford
  4. Take the line 201 bus from Thetford, Bus Interchange to Lakenheath, The Cedars 200 / ...

$60 - $91

Bus  •  6 h 53 min

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

$46 - $62

Drive  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to RAF Lakenheath 118.4 miles

$25 - $40

Towncar  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to RAF Lakenheath 118.4 miles

$290 - $400

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 Brandon in around 3 h 31 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to RAF Lakenheath every 4 hours. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 5 h.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
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
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Cambridge to Brandon
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Ely to Thetford
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Ely
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Ely to Thetford
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$5 - $9
Off-Peak Single
$11 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Single
$16 - $24
Bus operators
Coach Services
Website
coachservicesltd.com
Bus from Thetford, Bus Interchange to Lakenheath, The Cedars
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
coachservicesltd.com
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Gatwick Airport London to Mildenhall
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Gatwick Airport London to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Mildenhall
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to RAF Lakenheath
Estimated price
$290 - $400

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to RAF Lakenheath?

The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and RAF Lakenheath is 148 km. The road distance is 189 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to RAF Lakenheath?

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to RAF Lakenheath is to drive which costs £18 - £27 and takes 2 h 6 min.

What is the fastest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to RAF Lakenheath?

The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to RAF Lakenheath is to drive which takes 2 h 6 min and costs £18 - £27.

Is there a direct bus between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and RAF Lakenheath?

No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to RAF Lakenheath. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London and arriving at Lakenheath, The Cedars via Mildenhall, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 53 min.

How long does it take to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to RAF Lakenheath?

It takes approximately 3 h 31 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to RAF Lakenheath, including transfers.