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Flight booking tips

Favourite airline: British Airways
Flight tickets on the route Glasgow – London Gatwick are most frequently booked with British Airways.
British Airways
37 %
easyJet
26 %
Aer Lingus
23 %
Tip: book 5 months before departure
The best time to find a cheap flight on this route is 5 months before travel. Save up to 55 %.
163 days before departure
Cheapest weekday: Wednesday
The cheapest days to fly on this route are Wednesday.
Direct flights are the cheapest connection
Compared to flights with a stopover, direct flights are £25.00 cheaper on this route.
non stop flight
1 stop
2 stops
01h 45min
05h 30min
17h 30min
£53
£78
£171
The favourite connection is non-stop
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick are most frequently booked as a direct flight.
Route
bookings
Direct flights
01h 45min, from £53
66 %
1 stopover Dublin
05h 30min, from £78
26 %
2 stopovers Stornoway Edinburgh
17h 20min, from £277
3 %

Travel Tips

Glasgow Gatwick flights

The flight route from Glasgow (GLA) to Gatwick (LGW) is an important domestic route for tourists and business travellers in the United Kingdom. The journey is completed in a short flight time of only 1 hour and 20 minutes. Both scheduled as well as low-cost carriers operate on this route, making it relatively easy to purchase a cheap flight. Easyjet and British Airways are amongst the most popular airlines operating on this route.

Arrival at Gatwick Airport

Gatwick airport has two terminals, the North and South Terminals which are well linked by the terminal transit shuttle trains. Both British Airways and easyjet flights from Glasgow land at Gatwick North Terminal. Onward travel is possible by train, leaving from the South Terminal to stations between Gatwick and London Victora, and southbound to Brighton. Most bus services leave from the South Terminal but many also call at the North Terminal. 7/2014

Cheap flight from Glasgow

Although flights with low-cost airlines will often appear to be less expensive than a scheduled ticket, passengers travelling with luggage would be advised to exercise caution and look carefully at the luggage fees of the various airlines. Booked well in advance of the date of travel, a ticket with a scheduled carrier may turn out cheaper once luggage is included in the overall price of the ticket. For tickets booked a month in advance, passengers can expect to pay about £100 return for a midweek off-peak departure.

Short flight time

The distance from Glasgow to Gatwick airport is approx. 430 miles. Gatwick London airport is located 30 miles south of London with excellent transport links to the capital city as well as cities and towns in the south-east of England. Trains, buses and coaches may all be used for the onward journey, taking only 30 minutes to reach central London. There are also taxis and car hire companies at the airport.

Flight information Glasgow - London Gatwick
Cheap direct flights
Flight details Glasgow - London Gatwick
  • Flight duration: min. 01:20 / max. 01:35
  • Distance: 596 km
  • Flights per week: 51
  • Return flight duration: min. 01:25 / max. 01:35
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