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There are 9 ways to get from Bristol to Gatehouse of Fleet by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Carlisle
  3. Take the train from Carlisle to Dumfries
  4. Take the bus from Dumfries, Railway Station to Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Carlisle
  3. Take the bus from Dumfries, Whitesands to Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms

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Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bond St to Manchester Airport Bus Station
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Lockerbie
  3. Take the bus from Dumfries, Whitesands to Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms

Drive

  1. Drive from Bristol to Gatehouse of Fleet

Fly Bristol to Edinburgh, train, bus

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Edinburgh (EDI)
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Lockerbie
  3. Take the bus from Dumfries, Whitesands to Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms

Fly Bristol to Glasgow, train, bus

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Glasgow (GLA)
  2. Take the train from Barrhead to Dumfries
  3. Take the bus from Dumfries, Railway Station to Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms

Fly Bristol to Newcastle, train, bus

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Newcastle (NCL)
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle
  3. Take the train from Carlisle to Dumfries
  4. Take the bus from Dumfries, Railway Station to Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms

Train to Southampton, fly to Glasgow, train, bus

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Glasgow (GLA)
  3. Take the train from Barrhead to Dumfries
  4. Take the bus from Dumfries, Railway Station to Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms

Train to Cardiff, fly to Edinburgh, train, bus

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
  2. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Edinburgh (EDI)
  3. Take the train from Haymarket to Lockerbie
  4. Take the bus from Dumfries, Whitesands to Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms

Bristol to Gatehouse of Fleet by train and bus

The journey time between Bristol and Gatehouse of Fleet is around 9h 4m and covers a distance of around 350 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 9m. The fastest journey normally takes 6h 59m. Operated by CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, First ScotRail Service and others, the Bristol to Gatehouse of Fleet service departs from Bristol Temple Meads and arrives in Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms. Typically 26 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 54m
Layover time:
3h 9m
Total time:
9h 4m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
6h 59m
Journey distance:
350 miles
Services per week:
26
Cheapest price:
£130
Carbon emissions:
33 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:15
Last service departs at:
17:35

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bristol to Gatehouse of Fleet train and bus schedules

Bristol → Gatehouse of Fleet
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Gatehouse of Fleet is 111.

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The social distance requirement in Gatehouse of Fleet is 1 metre.

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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Bristol to Gatehouse of Fleet is to bus, which costs £28 - £45 and takes 12h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol to Gatehouse of Fleet is to drive which costs £50 - £80 and takes 5h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol station to Gatehouse of Fleet. However, there are services departing from Bristol Bus & Coach Station and arriving at Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Carlisle, Bus Station, Annan, Stance 2 and Dumfries, Whitesands. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 16m.

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The distance between Bristol and Gatehouse of Fleet is 247 miles. The road distance is 342.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Bristol to Gatehouse of Fleet without a car is to train and bus which takes 8h 51m and costs £130 - £430.

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It takes approximately 8h 51m to get from Bristol to Gatehouse of Fleet, including transfers.

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Bristol to Gatehouse of Fleet bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Bristol Bus & Coach Station.

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The quickest flight from Bristol Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Bristol 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 Bristol to Gatehouse of Fleet is 342 miles. It takes approximately 5h 41m to drive from Bristol to Gatehouse of Fleet.

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Map of how to get from Bristol to Gatehouse of Fleet.
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  • Distance: 247.2 miles
  • Duration: 8h 51m

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

You can take a bus from Bristol to Gatehouse of Fleet via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Carlisle, Bus Station, Annan, Stance 2, and Dumfries, Whitesands in around 12h 16m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £170
Flights from Bristol to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£45 - £170
Flights from Bristol to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £150
Flights from Bristol to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £150
Flights from Bristol to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £170
Flights from Bristol to Newcastle via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£45 - £170
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Southampton to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £370
Flights from Cardiff to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£150 - £420
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £160
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£45 - £60
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £160
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£29 - £110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£29 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£75 - £110
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Dumfries
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£7 - £21
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£16 - £21
Train from Barrhead to Dumfries
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£16 - £50
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£16 - £23
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£35 - £50
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Lockerbie
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£45 - £75
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£19 - £27
Off-Peak Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £75
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
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£8 - £95
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £60
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£60 - £95
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£28 - £35
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£28 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£45 - £65
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £19
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£15 - £19
Anytime Day 1st Class
£26 - £35
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
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 Dumfries, Whitesands to Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Bristol Bond St to Manchester Airport Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£12 - £20
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 Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Website
National Express

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easyJet offers flights from Bristol Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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The best way to get from Bristol to Bristol Airport is to bus which takes 15 min and costs £9.

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