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

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Fly London Gatwick to Edinburgh, train  •  6h 39m

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Edinburgh (EDI) LGW - EDI
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh Gateway to Aviemore

£55 - £199

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Fly London Gatwick to Inverness, train  •  6h

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Inverness (INV) LGW - INV
  2. Take the train from Inverness to Aviemore

£41 - £352

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Fly London Gatwick to Glasgow, train  •  7h 27m

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Glasgow (GLA) LGW - GLA
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Aviemore

£55 - £219

Fly London Gatwick to Aberdeen, train  •  7h 51m

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Aberdeen (ABZ) LGW - ABZ
  2. Take the train from Dyce to Inverness
  3. Take the train from Inverness to Aviemore

£72 - £376

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Inverness, train  •  8h 11m

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Inverness (INV) LHR - INV
  3. Take the train from Inverness to Aviemore

£64 - £389

Train to London Luton, fly to Inverness, train  •  8h 31m

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Luton
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Inverness (INV) LTN - INV
  3. Take the train from Inverness to Aviemore

£69 - £227

Train  •  10h 20m

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Aviemore

£83 - £579

Bus  •  15h

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station Oxf
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Glasgow
  3. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Aviemore, Cairngorm Hotel M10

£69 - £90

Train, night train  •  13h 46m

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

£63 - £73

Drive  •  9h 34m

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Loch Garten 571.5 miles

£85 - £130

London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Loch Garten by train, subway and bus

The journey time between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Loch Garten is around 10h 22m and covers a distance of around 585 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 8h 46m. Operated by Southern Service, London Underground (Tube), LNER and others, the London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Loch Garten service departs from Gatwick Airport and arrives in Nethy Bridge, Dell Road. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
10h 22m
Fastest journey time:
8h 46m
Journey distance:
585 miles
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
£83
Carbon emissions:
50 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
11:11
Last service departs at:
11:12

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Loch Garten train, subway and bus schedules

London Gatwick Airport (LGW) → Loch Garten
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Loch Garten is to train and night train which costs £60 - £75 and takes 13h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Loch Garten is to fly and train which costs £40 - £360 and takes 6h.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) station to Loch Garten. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station and arriving at Nethy Bridge, Dell Road via Heathrow Airport London T2,3, Buchanan Bus Station and Aviemore, Cairngorm Hotel. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Loch Garten is 447 miles. The road distance is 571.5 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Loch Garten without a car is to train which takes 10h 20m and costs £80 - £600.

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It takes approximately 6h 39m to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Loch Garten, including transfers.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Loch Garten bus services, operated by Oxford Bus Company, depart from Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Loch Garten is to train which takes 10h 20m and costs £80 - £600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £65 - £90 and takes 15h.

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

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Loch Garten bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Aviemore, Cairngorm Hotel station.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Loch Garten.
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  • Distance: 446.7 miles
  • Duration: 6h 39m

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

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Loch Garten via London Victoria, Victoria station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London Kings Cross, Aviemore, and Aviemore, Cairngorm Hotel in around 10h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Loch Garten via Heathrow Central Bus Station, Heathrow Airport London T2,3, Buchanan Bus Station, and Aviemore, Cairngorm Hotel in around 15h.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £170
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£40 - £170
Flights from London Gatwick to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £190
Flights from London Gatwick to Inverness via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£50 - £190
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £200
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £200
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£40 - £200
Flights from London Gatwick to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £150
Flights from London Luton to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £160
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £160
Flights from London Heathrow to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £330
Flights from London Heathrow to Inverness via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£190 - £700
Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh Gateway to Aviemore
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£28 - £85
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£28 - £40
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£65 - £85
Train from Inverness to Aviemore
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£7 - £22
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£7 - £12
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£17 - £22
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Aviemore
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£30 - £95
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£70 - £95
Train from Dyce to Inverness
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£21 - £65
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£21 - £35
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£50 - £65
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Inverness to Aviemore
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£4 - £70
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£4 - £7
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£45 - £70
Train from London Kings Cross to Aviemore
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£70 - £550
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£70 - £100
Anytime Day Single
£230 - £330
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£360 - £550
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£26 - £35
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£26 - £35
Train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£13 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£13 - £17
Bus operators
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 Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
National Express
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Aviemore, Cairngorm Hotel
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£25 - £40
Website
Scottish Citylink

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Loch Garten is 572 miles. It takes approximately 9h 34m to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Loch Garten.

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easyJet offers flights from London Gatwick Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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There are 113+ hotels available in Loch Garten. Prices start at £75 per night.

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