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There are 5 ways to get from Aberdeen to Gatehouse of Fleet by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  7h 12m

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Haymarket
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Lockerbie
  3. Take the bus from Dumfries, Whitesands to Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms 500

£49 - £230

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Bus via Edinburgh  •  8h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station M92
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Dumfries, Whitesands 102
  3. Take the bus from Dumfries, Whitesands to Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms 500

£22 - £35

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Train, bus via Glasgow  •  7h 35m

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Dumfries
  3. Take the bus from Dumfries, Railway Station to Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms 500

£54 - £159

Bus  •  8h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station M9
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dumfries, Whitesands X74
  3. Take the bus from Dumfries, Whitesands to Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms 500

£39 - £55

Drive  •  4h 5m

  1. Drive from Aberdeen to Gatehouse of Fleet 220.7 miles

£30 - £50

Aberdeen to Gatehouse of Fleet by train and bus

The journey time between Aberdeen and Gatehouse of Fleet is around 9h 41m and covers a distance of around 247 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 6h 42m. Operated by First ScotRail Service, LNER, CrossCountry and others, the Aberdeen to Gatehouse of Fleet service departs from Aberdeen and arrives in Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms. Typically 36 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
9h 41m
Fastest journey time:
6h 42m
Journey distance:
247 miles
Services per week:
36
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
26 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:47
Last service departs at:
21:35

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Aberdeen to Gatehouse of Fleet train and bus schedules

Aberdeen → Gatehouse of Fleet
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The cheapest way to get from Aberdeen to Gatehouse of Fleet is to bus via Edinburgh which costs £22 - £35 and takes 8h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Aberdeen to Gatehouse of Fleet is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 4h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Aberdeen station to Gatehouse of Fleet. However, there are services departing from Union Square Bus Station and arriving at Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms via Buchanan Bus Station and Dumfries, Whitesands. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 26m.

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The distance between Aberdeen and Gatehouse of Fleet is 177 miles. The road distance is 220.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Aberdeen to Gatehouse of Fleet without a car is to train and bus which takes 7h 12m and costs £45 - £230.

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It takes approximately 7h 12m to get from Aberdeen to Gatehouse of Fleet, including transfers.

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Aberdeen to Gatehouse of Fleet bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Union Square Bus Station.

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Aberdeen to Gatehouse of Fleet bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Aberdeen to Gatehouse of Fleet is 221 miles. It takes approximately 4h 5m to drive from Aberdeen to Gatehouse of Fleet.

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There are 64+ hotels available in Gatehouse of Fleet. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Aberdeen to Gatehouse of Fleet.
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  • Distance: 176.7 miles
  • Duration: 7h 12m

What companies run services between Aberdeen, Scotland and Gatehouse of Fleet, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Aberdeen to Gatehouse of Fleet via Buchanan Bus Station and Dumfries, Whitesands in around 8h 26m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Aberdeen to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£27 - £85
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£27 - £40
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£60 - £85
Train from Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £100
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £50
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£75 - £100
Train from Glasgow Central to Dumfries
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£17 - £55
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£17 - £25
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£40 - £55
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Aberdeen to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£16 - £150
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£16 - £24
Anytime Day Single
£65 - £95
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£100 - £150
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Lockerbie
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£26 - £40
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£12 - £18
Off-Peak Day Single
£19 - £29
Anytime Day Single
£26 - £40
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dumfries, Whitesands to Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Dumfries, Railway Station to Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dumfries, Whitesands
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Dumfries, Whitesands
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Union Square Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£27 - £40
Website
Scottish Citylink
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Union Square Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£10 - £17
Website
Megabus UK

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