There are 5 ways to get from Melton Mowbray to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train, 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 East Midlands Trains  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Leicester to London St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport

$68 - $135

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 52 min

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

$38 - $58

3 alternative options

Line 8 bus, train  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Take the line 8 bus from Melton Mowbray, St Mary's Way (car park) to Grantham, Bus Station 8
  2. Take the train from Grantham to London Kings Cross
  3. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport

$47 - $109

Train via Peterborough  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Melton Mowbray to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Gatwick Airport

$64 - $120

Drive  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Melton Mowbray to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 158.8 miles

$30 - $50

What companies run services between Melton Mowbray, England and London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England?

You can take a train from Melton Mowbray to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Leicester, London St Pancras International, and London St Pancras International LL in around 2 h 47 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Melton Mowbray to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) every 4 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 3 h 55 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Leicester to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$24 - $35
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $75
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $70
Anytime Single
$70 - $100
Train from Melton Mowbray to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $13
Off-Peak Single
$18 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Single
$26 - $40
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Peterborough to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Hull Trains
Phone
+44 345 071 0222
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Train from Grantham to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Super Off-Peak Single
$55 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$65 - $75
Anytime Single
$70 - $90
Bus operators
Centrebus
Phone
0844 351 1120
Email
help@centrebus.com
Website
centrebus.info
Bus from Melton Mowbray, St Mary's Way (car park) to Grantham, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
centrebus.info

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Melton Mowbray to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)?

The distance between Melton Mowbray and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 186 km. The road distance is 254 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Melton Mowbray to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)?

The cheapest way to get from Melton Mowbray to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £24 - £40 and takes 2 h 39 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Melton Mowbray to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)?

The quickest way to get from Melton Mowbray to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which takes 2 h 39 min and costs £24 - £40.

Is there a direct train between Melton Mowbray and London Gatwick Airport (LGW)?

No, there is no direct train from Melton Mowbray to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Melton Mowbray and arriving at Gatwick Airport via Leicester and London St Pancras International LL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 47 min.

Is there a direct bus between Melton Mowbray and London Gatwick Airport (LGW)?

No, there is no direct bus from Melton Mowbray to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Melton Mowbray, College of Further Education and arriving at Gatwick Airport London via Leicester. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 52 min.

How long does it take to get from Melton Mowbray to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)?

It takes approximately 2 h 47 min to get from Melton Mowbray to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.