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Gatwick Airport to Edinburgh by train
Fastest journey5hr 29m
Trains per day80
Avg. journey time6hr 49m
Travelling from Gatwick Airport to Edinburgh by train
Fast trains from Gatwick Airport to Edinburgh take around 5 hours and 29 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 570 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Gatwick Airport and Edinburgh.
1. Are there direct trains from Gatwick Airport to Edinburgh?
Journeys between Gatwick Airport and Edinburgh usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 81 departures on the route from Gatwick Airport to Edinburgh 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 82 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Gatwick Airport to Edinburgh?
The Gatwick Airport to Edinburgh train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 29 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Gatwick Airport to Edinburgh train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Edinburgh is usually scheduled to depart Gatwick Airport around 04:21 and the last train is around 23:37. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Gatwick Airport around 04:22, and the last at 00:42.
What's the Gatwick Airport to Edinburgh train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Gatwick Airport to Edinburgh are $60.53.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $66, and when booking 7 days in advance the price is usually the same. Booking on the day of travel may be more expensive.
When to book Gatwick Airport to Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh by train.
Which train companies operate between Gatwick Airport and Edinburgh?
More than one train company operates on the route from Gatwick Airport to Edinburgh, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Avanti West Coast
- Caledonian Sleeper
- East Coast
- Gatwick Express
- 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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