London Gatwick Airport to Edinburgh train

Cheap train tickets from London Gatwick Airport to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for Oct 03

Cheapest

99

Average

170

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

London North Eastern Railway
08:10AMLondon Gatwick Airport5h59 02:09PMEdinburgh
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London North Eastern Railway
08:42AMLondon Gatwick Airport5h40 02:22PMEdinburgh
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1071One-way
London North Eastern Railway
04:42PMLondon Gatwick Airport5h42 10:24PMEdinburgh
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1081One-way
London North Eastern Railway
07:17AMLondon Gatwick Airport5h55 01:12PMEdinburgh
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2181One-way
London North Eastern Railway
07:12AMLondon Gatwick Airport6h00 01:12PMEdinburgh
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2191One-way

Train schedule from London Gatwick Airport to Edinburgh

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London North Eastern Railway
07:12AMLondon Gatwick Airport6h00 01:12PMEdinburgh
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London North Eastern Railway
07:17AMLondon Gatwick Airport5h55 01:12PMEdinburgh
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London North Eastern Railway
08:10AMLondon Gatwick Airport5h59 02:09PMEdinburgh
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London North Eastern Railway
08:18AMLondon Gatwick Airport5h51 02:09PMEdinburgh
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London North Eastern Railway
08:42AMLondon Gatwick Airport5h40 02:22PMEdinburgh
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London North Eastern Railway
01:12PMLondon Gatwick Airport6h03 07:15PMEdinburgh
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London North Eastern Railway
04:42PMLondon Gatwick Airport5h42 10:24PMEdinburgh
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Fastest train times from London Gatwick Airport to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for Oct 03

Fastest Journey

5 h 40 m

Average

5 h 52 m

Trains per day

7

Distance

569 km

Of the 7 trains that leave London Gatwick Airport for Edinburgh every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

London North Eastern Railway
08:42AMLondon Gatwick Airport5h40 02:22PMEdinburgh
0 transfers
1071One-way
London North Eastern Railway
04:42PMLondon Gatwick Airport5h42 10:24PMEdinburgh
0 transfers
1081One-way
London North Eastern Railway
08:18AMLondon Gatwick Airport5h51 02:09PMEdinburgh
0 transfers
2201One-way
London North Eastern Railway
07:17AMLondon Gatwick Airport5h55 01:12PMEdinburgh
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2181One-way
London North Eastern Railway
08:10AMLondon Gatwick Airport5h59 02:09PMEdinburgh
0 transfers
991One-way

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Overview: Train from London Gatwick Airport to Edinburgh

distanceDistance352 miles (568 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 40 min
priceAverage train ticket price$150 (€144)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersLondon North Eastern Railway, Caledonian Sleeper or Thameslink

Trains from London Gatwick Airport to Edinburgh cover the 352 miles (568 km) long route taking on average 5 h 40 min with our travel partners like London North Eastern Railway, Caledonian Sleeper or Thameslink. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $150 (€144), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $72 (€70).

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London Gatwick Airport to Edinburgh train information with Thameslink:

  • Average Duration: 11 h 54 min
  • Thameslink frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from London Gatwick Airport to Edinburgh

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Edinburgh easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from London Gatwick Airport to Edinburgh.
FAQs
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap London Gatwick Airport to Edinburgh trains for as little as $72 (€70)  in the next 7 days.
The London Gatwick Airport to Edinburgh train ticket price is on average $150 (€144)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next week.
The London Gatwick Airport to Edinburgh train distance is approximately 352 miles (568 km).
On average the London Gatwick Airport to Edinburgh train time is 5 h 40 min  covering the 352 miles (568 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
Take the London Gatwick Airport to Edinburgh train with London North Eastern Railway, Caledonian Sleeper or Thameslink. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip to Edinburgh from London Gatwick Airport as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The average number of trains departing London Gatwick Airport for Edinburgh is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train departing from London Gatwick Airport to Edinburgh leaves at 7: 06 AM. The last train departing from London Gatwick Airport to Edinburgh leaves at 4: 42 PM. You can find the latest London Gatwick Airport to Edinburgh train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
You can find trains between London Gatwick Airport and Edinburgh to cost on average $150 (€144) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the London Gatwick Airport to Edinburgh train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Trains arriving to Edinburgh

Distance from Edinburgh to city center
Distance from Edinburgh to city center
660 m
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59 | Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Bus lines: 22, 30, 33, X22, X25, X37
Train lines: Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, LNER, ScotRail, Transpennine Express
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Waterloo Place, pick up across from Apex Hotel and drop off outside the Apex Hotel.
Metro: No metro available.
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Edinburgh Airport
7 miles (12 km)
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
There is a direct tram from St Andrew Square that goes between the airport and the train station for 35 minutes. You can also opt to ride the Airlink 100 bus for 28 minutes.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free public Wi-Fi available.
ATM
ATM
There are a few ATM machines around the station.
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: Nearest Taxi Ranks are on Market St and Waverley Bridge outside the station. | Accessible taxis: Taxi ranks are located on Waverley Bridge and also Market Street. Market Street can be accessed step free via available lifts.
Lockers
Lockers
You can leave luggage at Excessive Baggage Company on Platform 2.
Parking
Parking
Opening Hours: 24/7 Parking space: 509 (including 16 handicapped spaces) Parking Pricing: Free for the first 40 minutes | £8. 50 up to 3 hours | £12. 00 up to 5 hours | £17. 50 up to 10 hours | £22. 00 up to 24 hours
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: Wide range of shops Passport Photo Booth
Dining
Dining
Bagel Factory | Burger King | Caffè Nero | Costa Coffee | JD Wetherspoon | The Pasty Shop | The Beer House | M&S | Pret a Manger
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Europcar | Enterprise
Information Desk
Information Desk
Information booths are located on the concourse.
Accessibility
Accessibility
Entrances are step free. Station is equipped with an elevator. Staffed with guide communicators for the deaf. Tactile warning strips are on the platform edges for the blind.

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