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There are 11 ways to get from Canterbury to Gatehouse of Fleet by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus via London  •  8h 44m

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Carlisle
  3. Take the train from Carlisle to Dumfries
  4. Take the bus from Dumfries, Railway Station to Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms 500

£154 - £464

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Bus  •  17h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Canterbury to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Hamilton, Scotland
  3. Take the bus from Hamilton, Bus Station to Dumfries, Whitesands X74
  4. Take the bus from Dumfries, Whitesands to Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms 500

£31 - £42

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Train, bus  •  10h 34m

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Carlisle
  3. Take the train from Carlisle to Dumfries
  4. Take the bus from Dumfries, Railway Station to Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms 500

£84 - £414

Drive  •  7h 10m

  1. Drive from Canterbury to Gatehouse of Fleet 428 miles

£65 - £95

Train to London City, fly to Edinburgh, train, bus  •  8h 49m

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to Stratford International
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Edinburgh (EDI) LCY - EDI
  3. Take the train from Haymarket to Lockerbie
  4. Take the bus from Dumfries, Whitesands to Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms

£119 - £313

Train to London City, fly to Glasgow, train, bus  •  9h 24m

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to Stratford International
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Glasgow (GLA) LCY - GLA
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Dumfries
  4. Take the bus from Dumfries, Railway Station to Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms

£111 - £367

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Glasgow, train, bus  •  9h 53m

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Glasgow (GLA) LHR - GLA
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Dumfries
  4. Take the bus from Dumfries, Railway Station to Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms

£104 - £364

Train, bus to London Stansted, fly to Edinburgh, bus  •  9h 29m

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to Stratford International
  2. Take the bus from London Stratford also for Westfield to Stansted Airport London
  3. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Edinburgh (EDI) STN - EDI
  4. Take the train from Haymarket to Lockerbie
  5. Take the bus from Dumfries, Whitesands to Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms

£80 - £183

Train, bus to London Stansted, fly to Glasgow, bus  •  10h

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to Stratford International
  2. Take the bus from London Stratford also for Westfield to Stansted Airport London
  3. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Glasgow (GLA) STN - GLA
  4. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Dumfries
  5. Take the bus from Dumfries, Railway Station to Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms

£76 - £252

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly to Glasgow, bus  •  10h 24m

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Glasgow (GLA) LGW - GLA
  4. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Dumfries
  5. Take the bus from Dumfries, Railway Station to Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms

£90 - £263

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester, train, bus  •  10h 19m

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Carlisle
  4. Take the train from Carlisle to Dumfries
  5. Take the bus from Dumfries, Railway Station to Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms

£135 - £337

Canterbury to Gatehouse of Fleet by train, walk and bus

The journey time between Canterbury and Gatehouse of Fleet is around 9h 55m and covers a distance of around 437 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 7h 58m. Operated by South Eastern Trains Service, Avanti West Coast, First ScotRail Service and others, the Canterbury to Gatehouse of Fleet service departs from Canterbury West and arrives in Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms. Typically 31 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
9h 55m
Fastest journey time:
7h 58m
Journey distance:
437 miles
Services per week:
31
Cheapest price:
£154
Carbon emissions:
40 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:18
Last service departs at:
17:26

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Canterbury to Gatehouse of Fleet train, walk and bus schedules

Canterbury → Gatehouse of Fleet
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The cheapest way to get from Canterbury to Gatehouse of Fleet is to bus which costs £30 - £45 and takes 17h 56m.

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The fastest way to get from Canterbury to Gatehouse of Fleet is to drive. Taking this option will cost £65 - £95 and takes 7h 10m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Canterbury to Gatehouse of Fleet. However, there are services departing from Canterbury and arriving at Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms via London Victoria Coach Station, Hamilton, Bus Station and Dumfries, Whitesands. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 56m.

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The distance between Canterbury and Gatehouse of Fleet is 333 miles. The road distance is 428 miles.

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The best way to get from Canterbury to Gatehouse of Fleet without a car is to train and bus via London which takes 8h 44m and costs £150 - £470.

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It takes approximately 8h 44m to get from Canterbury to Gatehouse of Fleet, including transfers.

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Canterbury to Gatehouse of Fleet bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Canterbury station.

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Canterbury 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 Canterbury to Gatehouse of Fleet is 428 miles. It takes approximately 7h 10m to drive from Canterbury to Gatehouse of Fleet.

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Map of how to get from Canterbury to Gatehouse of Fleet.
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  • Distance: 333 miles
  • Duration: 8h 44m

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

You can take a bus from Canterbury to Gatehouse of Fleet via London Victoria Coach Station, Hamilton, Scotland, Hamilton, Bus Station, and Dumfries, Whitesands in around 17h 56m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £170
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
£35 - £170
Flights from London Stansted to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £160
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 23m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £200
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£40 - £200
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £290
Flights from London City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £380
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £320
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£50 - £320
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £160
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£15 - £95
Flights from London Stansted to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£17 - £90
Train operators
South Eastern Trains Service
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £60
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£30 - £50
1st Class
£40 - £60
Train from Canterbury West to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £55
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£30 - £45
1st Class
£35 - £55
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 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 London Kings Cross to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£40 - £330
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£40 - £60
Anytime Day Single
£140 - £210
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£230 - £330
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
Train from Manchester Airport to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£40 - £65
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£17 - £24
Off-Peak Day Single
£30 - £50
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £65
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£13 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£13 - £17
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 Hamilton, Bus Station to Dumfries, Whitesands
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£7 - £11
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
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 Canterbury to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
National Express
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Hamilton, Scotland
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
National Express
Bus from London Stratford also for Westfield to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
National Express
Airport Bus Express
Phone
0044 (0) 1279681984
Email
info@airportbusexpress.co.uk
Website
airportbusexpress.co.uk
Bus from London Stratford City Bus Station to London Stansted Airport Coach Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
Airport Bus Express

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