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Edinburgh to Gatwick Airport by train
Fastest journey5hr 14m
Trains per day32
Avg. journey time5hr 59m
Travelling from Edinburgh to Gatwick Airport by train
Fast trains from Edinburgh to Gatwick Airport take around 5 hours and 14 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 570 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Gatwick Airport.
1. Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Gatwick Airport?
Journeys between Edinburgh and Gatwick Airport usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 31 departures on the route from Edinburgh 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 34 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Edinburgh to Gatwick Airport?
The Edinburgh to Gatwick Airport train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 14 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Edinburgh to Gatwick Airport train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Gatwick Airport is usually scheduled to depart Edinburgh around 05:40 and the last train is around 23:40. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Edinburgh around 05:48, and the last at 19:00.
What's the Edinburgh to Gatwick Airport train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Edinburgh to Gatwick Airport are $50.21.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $64 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $91. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh to Gatwick Airport by train.
Which train companies operate between Edinburgh and Gatwick Airport?
More than one train company operates on the route from Edinburgh to Gatwick Airport, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Avanti West Coast
- Caledonian Sleeper
- East Coast
- First Great Western
- Gatwick Express
- Great Northern
- Great Western Railway
- London North Eastern Railway
- London Underground
- Serco Caledonian Sleeper
- 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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