Glasgow to Gatwick Airport by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    04:26
  • Last train
    23:40
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 46m

Travelling from Glasgow to Gatwick Airport by train

Fast trains from Glasgow to Gatwick Airport take around 5 hours and 46 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 589 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Glasgow and Gatwick Airport.

Are there direct trains from Glasgow to Gatwick Airport?

Journeys between Glasgow and Gatwick Airport usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 17 departures on the route from Glasgow to Gatwick Airport every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 22 departures.

How long is the train journey from Glasgow to Gatwick Airport?

The Glasgow to Gatwick Airport train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 46 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Glasgow to Gatwick Airport train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Gatwick Airport is usually scheduled to depart Glasgow around 04:28 and the last train is around 23:40. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Glasgow around 04:26, and the last at 23:30.

When to book Glasgow to Gatwick Airport train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Glasgow to Gatwick Airport by train.

Which train companies operate between Glasgow and Gatwick Airport?

More than one train company operates on the route from Glasgow to Gatwick Airport, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • East Coast
  • Gatwick Express
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • Southern
  • Thameslink
  • Virgin Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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