Gatwick Airport to Glasgow by train

  • First train
    04:21
  • Last train
    22:33
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 36m
  • Distance
    589 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    55
  • Avg. journey time
    6hr 10m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Gatwick Airport to Glasgow by train

Fast trains from Gatwick Airport to Glasgow take around 5 hours and 36 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 589 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Gatwick Airport and Glasgow.

1. Are there direct trains from Gatwick Airport to Glasgow?

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

We usually find around 53 departures on the route from Gatwick Airport to Glasgow 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 60 departures.

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

The Gatwick Airport to Glasgow train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 36 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Glasgow is usually scheduled to depart Gatwick Airport around 06:13 and the last train is around 22:33. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Gatwick Airport around 04:21, and the last at 22:00.

When to book Gatwick Airport to Glasgow 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 Gatwick Airport to Glasgow by train.

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Which train companies operate between Gatwick Airport and Glasgow?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • Caledonian Sleeper
  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • Gatwick Express
  • Great Western Railway
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • Serco Caledonian Sleeper
  • Southern
  • Thameslink
  • UK Rail Connections
  • 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 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.