There are 3 ways to get from Nottingham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 45 min

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

$40 - $100

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Bus  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Nottingham Station Street to London Gatwick Airport South National Express / ...

$35 - $55

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Nottingham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 167 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Nottingham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £28 - £45 and takes 2 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nottingham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which costs £30 - £80 and takes 2 h 45 min.

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The distance between Nottingham and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 132 miles. The road distance is 167 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 45 min to get from Nottingham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Nottingham Station Street station and arriving at London Gatwick Airport South. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Nottingham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Nottingham and arriving at Gatwick Airport via London St Pancras International LL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 45 min.

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There are 312+ hotels available in London Gatwick Airport (LGW). Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Nottingham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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  • Distance: 131.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 45 min

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

You can take a train from Nottingham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via London St Pancras International and London St Pancras International LL in around 2 h 45 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Nottingham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) every 2 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 4 h 50 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Nottingham to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$28 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Single
$80 - $120
Thameslink
Bus operators
National Express

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