There are 10 ways to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Glasgow to London Gatwick  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Gatwick (LGW) GLA - LGW

$40 - $150

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Fly Glasgow to London City, train  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London City (LCY) GLA - LCY
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport

$92 - $319

Fly Glasgow to London Heathrow, train  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Heathrow (LHR) GLA - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport

$109 - $313

Fly Glasgow to London Stansted, train  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Stansted (STN) GLA - STN
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport

$61 - $172

Fly Glasgow to London Luton, train  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Luton (LTN) GLA - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to Gatwick Airport

$64 - $171

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to London Gatwick  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Gatwick (LGW) EDI - LGW

$55 - $154

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport

$256 - $413

Train LNER  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport

$88 - $129

Bus  •  10 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Gatwick Airport London South National Express / ...

$137 - $177

Drive  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 446.6 miles

$95 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to fly which costs £30 - £120 and takes 1 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to fly which costs £30 - £120 and takes 1 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) and arriving at Gatwick Airport London South via Glasgow and Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 58 min.

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The distance between Glasgow Airport (GLA) and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 372 miles. The road distance is 446.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to train which takes 6 h 24 min and costs £190 - £320.

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It takes approximately 1 h 30 min to fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Gatwick (LGW), including transfers and time at the airport.

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Glasgow Airport (GLA) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Glasgow station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to fly which takes 1 h 30 min and costs £30 - £120. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £190 - £320 and takes 6 h 24 min, you could also bus, which costs £100 - £140 and takes 10 h 58 min.

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to London Gatwick Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Glasgow Airport (GLA) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Gatwick Airport London South station.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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  • Distance: 371.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 30 min

What companies run services between Glasgow Airport (GLA), Scotland and London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England?

British Airways, easyJet and Ryanair fly from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Glasgow, Waterloo Lane, Glasgow Central, London Euston, Euston Underground Station, Victoria Underground Station, and London Victoria in around 6 h 24 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Glasgow to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Glasgow to London City via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $190
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to London City via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Glasgow to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Gatwick Airport London South
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Oxford Bus Company
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Email
info@oxfordbus.co.uk
Website
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk

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