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There are 11 ways to get from Lanark to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train, plane, bus, night train or car

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Train to Glasgow, fly to London Gatwick

  1. Take the train from Lanark to Glasgow Central
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Gatwick (LGW)

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Hamilton, Scotland to Carlisle
  2. Take the bus from Carlisle to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
  3. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 and T3 to London Gatwick Airport

Train to Edinburgh, fly to London Gatwick

  1. Take the train from Carluke to Haymarket
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Gatwick (LGW)

Train to Glasgow, fly to London City, train

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

Train to Glasgow, fly to London Heathrow, bus

  1. Take the train from Lanark to Glasgow Central
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Heathrow (LHR)
  3. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 and T3 to London Gatwick Airport

Train to Glasgow, fly to London Luton, train

  1. Take the train from Lanark to Glasgow Central
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Luton (LTN)
  3. Take the train from Luton to Gatwick Airport

Train to Edinburgh, fly to London City, train

  1. Take the train from Carluke to Haymarket
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London City (LCY)
  3. Take the train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport

Train to Edinburgh, fly to London Heathrow, bus

  1. Take the train from Carluke to Haymarket
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Heathrow (LHR)
  3. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 and T3 to London Gatwick Airport

Train

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

Night train, train

  1. Take the night train from Carstairs to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport

Drive

  1. Drive from Lanark to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)

Lanark to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train and subway

The journey time between Lanark and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is around 6h 45m and covers a distance of around 433 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 22m. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 31m. Operated by First ScotRail Service, Avanti West Coast, London Underground (Tube) and others, the Lanark to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) service departs from Lanark and arrives in Gatwick Airport. Typically 49 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
5h 22m
Layover time:
1h 22m
Total time:
6h 45m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
5h 31m
Journey distance:
433 miles
Services per week:
49
Cheapest price:
£155
Carbon emissions:
36 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:22
Last service departs at:
23:51

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Lanark to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train and subway schedules

Lanark → London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 111.

Last updated: 17 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Lanark to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to bus, which costs £24 - £40 and takes 11h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Lanark to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train and fly which costs £30 - £140 and takes 4h 13m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lanark to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Lanark, Wellgate and arriving at London Gatwick Airport via Hamilton, Scotland, Carlisle and London Heathrow Airport T2 and T3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 47m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lanark to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Lanark and arriving at Gatwick Airport via Motherwell, Euston station and London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 30m.

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The distance between Lanark and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 348 miles. The road distance is 418.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Lanark to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to train which takes 6h 30m and costs £150 - £550.

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It takes approximately 4h 13m to get from Lanark to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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Lanark to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Hamilton, Scotland station.

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Lanark to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Motherwell station.

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The best way to get from Lanark to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which takes 6h 30m and costs £150 - £550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £24 - £40 and takes 11h 47m.

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Map of how to get from Lanark to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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  • Distance: 347.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 13m

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

You can take a train from Lanark to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Motherwell, London Euston, Euston station, Victoria station, and London Victoria in around 6h 30m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lanark to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Hamilton, Bus Station, Hamilton, Scotland, Carlisle, and London Heathrow Airport T2 and T3 in around 11h 47m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £160
Flights from Glasgow to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£55 - £360
Flights from Glasgow to London City via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £360
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £280
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£120 - £470
Flights from Edinburgh to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £330
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £240
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £150
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£40 - £150
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£40 - £150
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £180
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £250
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
£30 - £250
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to London City via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £360
Flights from Glasgow to London City via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£55 - £360
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£120 - £470
Flights from Edinburgh to London City via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £330
Flights from Edinburgh to London City via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£60 - £330
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£150 - £500
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£24 - £180
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£110 - £390
Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Lanark to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £19
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £10
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£14 - £19
Train from Carluke to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£7 - £23
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£17 - £23
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£12 - £16
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£12 - £16
Train from Luton to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£26 - £35
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£26 - £35
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£13 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£13 - £17
Southern Service
Phone
+44 3451 27 29 20
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£9 - £23
Website
Southern Service
Schedules at
Southern Service
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£9 - £13
Anytime 1st Class
£17 - £23
Train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£9 - £23
Website
Southern Service
Schedules at
Southern Service
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£9 - £13
Anytime 1st Class
£17 - £23
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 and T3 to London Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£7 - £18
Website
Megabus 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 Hamilton, Scotland to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
National Express
Bus from Carlisle to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£11 - £15
Website
National Express

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to London Gatwick Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Lanark to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at London Gatwick Airport station.

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Lanark to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train services, operated by Southern Service, arrive at Gatwick Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lanark to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 419 miles. It takes approximately 6h 48m to drive from Lanark to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

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British Airways and easyJet offer flights from Glasgow Airport to London Gatwick Airport.

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