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There are 11 ways to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Margate by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  8h 37m

  1. Take the train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Margate

£199 - £644

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Bus  •  14h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Prestwick Airport to Buchanan Bus Station 4 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Margate

£30 - £45

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Bus, train  •  9h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Prestwick Airport to Glasgow, Waterloo Lane 4 / ...
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Kings Cross
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Margate

£101 - £508

Drive  •  8h 4m

  1. Drive from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Margate 470.6 miles

£70 - £110

Train to Glasgow, fly to London City, train  •  5h 42m

  1. Take the train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Paisley Gilmour Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London City (LCY) GLA - LCY
  3. Take the train from Stratford International to Margate

£105 - £437

Train to Glasgow, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  6h 37m

  1. Take the train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Paisley Gilmour Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Heathrow (LHR) GLA - LHR
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Margate

£92 - £317

Train to Glasgow, fly to London Luton, train  •  6h 19m

  1. Take the train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Paisley Gilmour Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Luton (LTN) GLA - LTN
  3. Take the train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
  4. Take the train from St Pancras International to Margate

£96 - £329

Train to Glasgow, fly to London Gatwick, train  •  6h 34m

  1. Take the train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Paisley Gilmour Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Gatwick (LGW) GLA - LGW
  3. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  4. Take the train from London Victoria to Margate

£77 - £325

Train to Glasgow, fly to London Stansted, bus, train  •  6h 30m

  1. Take the train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Paisley Gilmour Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Stansted (STN) GLA - STN
  3. Take the bus from London Stansted Airport Coach Station to London Stratford City Bus Station
  4. Take the train from Stratford International to Margate

£72 - £332

Train, bus to Edinburgh, fly to London City  •  6h 59m

  1. Take the train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  3. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London City (LCY) EDI - LCY
  4. Take the train from Stratford International to Margate

£110 - £475

Train to Glasgow, fly to Southampton, train  •  7h 51m

  1. Take the train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Paisley Gilmour Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Southampton (SOU) GLA - SOU
  3. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Clapham Junction
  4. Take the train from London Victoria to Margate

£137 - £392

Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) → Margate
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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Margate is to bus which costs £29 - £45 and takes 14h 21m.

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The fastest way to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Margate is to train and fly which takes 5h 42m and costs £100 - £440.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Margate. However, there are services departing from Prestwick Airport and arriving at Margate via Glasgow, Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 21m.

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No, there is no direct train from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Margate. However, there are services departing from Prestwick Intl Airport and arriving at Margate via Glasgow Central and St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 37m.

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The distance between Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) and Margate is 379 miles. The road distance is 470.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Margate without a car is to train which takes 8h 37m and costs £190 - £650.

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It takes approximately 8h 37m to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Margate, including transfers.

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Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Margate bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Prestwick Airport station.

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Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Margate train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Prestwick Intl Airport station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Margate is to train which takes 8h 37m and costs £190 - £650. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £29 - £45 and takes 14h 21m.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Margate.
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  • Distance: 379.1 miles
  • Duration: 8h 37m

What companies run services between Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK), Scotland and Margate, England?

You can take a train from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Margate via Glasgow Central, London Euston, and St Pancras International in around 8h 37m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Margate via Buchanan Bus Station, Glasgow, Heathrow Airport London T2,3, and London Victoria Coach Station in around 14h 21m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £260
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £230
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£100 - £430
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£70 - £410
Flights from Edinburgh to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £250
Flights from Glasgow to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £320
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £220
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £220
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £220
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £220
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £220
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £160
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£35 - £160
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Glasgow to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £320
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£100 - £430
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£110 - £290
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £24
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£8 - £13
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£19 - £24
Train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Paisley Gilmour Street
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £20
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£15 - £20
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from St Pancras International to Margate
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £70
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Anytime
£40 - £60
1st Class
£50 - £70
Train from Stratford International to Margate
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £70
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Anytime
£35 - £55
1st Class
£45 - £70
Train from London Victoria to Margate
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £60
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Anytime
£30 - £50
1st Class
£40 - £60
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£55 - £430
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£55 - £80
Anytime Day Single
£190 - £270
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£300 - £430
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17
East Midlands Railways
South Western Railway
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Prestwick Airport to Glasgow, Waterloo Lane
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Prestwick Airport to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £9
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
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
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
National Express
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Margate
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
National Express
Bus from Stansted Airport London to London Stratford also for Westfield
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
National Express
Airport Bus Express
Phone
0044 (0) 1279681984
Email
info@airportbusexpress.co.uk
Website
airportbusexpress.co.uk
Bus from London Stansted Airport Coach Station to London Stratford City Bus Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
Airport Bus Express
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
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
Scottish Citylink

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to London City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Margate bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Margate station.

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Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Margate train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Margate station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Margate is 471 miles. It takes approximately 8h 4m to drive from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Margate.

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British Airways offers flights from Glasgow Airport to London City Airport.

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There are 143+ hotels available in Margate. Prices start at £75 per night.

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