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There are 10 ways to get from Cardiff to Gatehouse of Fleet by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe 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 Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Hamilton, Scotland
  3. Take the bus from Hamilton, Bus Station to Dumfries, Whitesands
  4. Take the bus from Dumfries, Whitesands to Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms

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Train, bus via Manchester

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Lockerbie
  3. Take the bus from Dumfries, Whitesands to Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms

Train, night train, bus

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Crewe
  2. Take the night train from Crewe to Carlisle
  3. Take the train from Carlisle to Dumfries
  4. Take the bus from Dumfries, Railway Station to Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms

Drive

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Gatehouse of Fleet

Train to Bristol, fly to Edinburgh, train, bus

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

Train to Bristol, fly to Glasgow, train, bus

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

Fly Cardiff to Edinburgh, train, bus

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

Train to Bristol, fly to Newcastle, train, bus

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

Train to Bristol, fly to Durham, train, bus

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Durham (MME)
  3. Take the train from Darlington to Newcastle
  4. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle
  5. Take the train from Carlisle to Dumfries
  6. Take the bus from Dumfries, Railway Station to Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms

Cardiff to Gatehouse of Fleet by train and bus

The journey time between Cardiff and Gatehouse of Fleet is around 9h 30m and covers a distance of around 346 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 18m. The fastest journey normally takes 7h 37m. Operated by Transport for Wales, Avanti West Coast, First ScotRail Service and others, the Cardiff to Gatehouse of Fleet service departs from Cardiff Central 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:
6h 11m
Layover time:
3h 18m
Total time:
9h 30m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
7h 37m
Journey distance:
346 miles
Services per week:
26
Cheapest price:
£126
Carbon emissions:
33 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:37
Last service departs at:
18:23

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Cardiff to Gatehouse of Fleet train and bus schedules

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

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The most affordable way to get from Cardiff to Gatehouse of Fleet is to bus, which costs £28 - £40 and takes 14h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Gatehouse of Fleet is to drive which costs £55 - £85 and takes 6h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cardiff station to Gatehouse of Fleet. However, there are services departing from Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens and arriving at Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Hamilton, Bus Station and Dumfries, Whitesands. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 31m.

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The distance between Cardiff and Gatehouse of Fleet is 240 miles. The road distance is 361.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Gatehouse of Fleet without a car is to train and bus which takes 9h 25m and costs £120 - £310.

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It takes approximately 9h 25m to get from Cardiff to Gatehouse of Fleet, including transfers.

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Cardiff to Gatehouse of Fleet bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens.

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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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Cardiff 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 Cardiff to Gatehouse of Fleet is 362 miles. It takes approximately 6h 2m to drive from Cardiff to Gatehouse of Fleet.

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Map of how to get from Cardiff to Gatehouse of Fleet.
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  • Distance: 240.1 miles
  • Duration: 9h 25m

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

You can take a bus from Cardiff to Gatehouse of Fleet via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Hamilton, Scotland, Hamilton, Bus Station, and Dumfries, Whitesands in around 14h 31m.

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 10m
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
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 25m
When
Tuesday
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
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£45 - £170
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bristol to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£20 - £130
Flights from Bristol to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£26 - £130
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Cardiff to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£150 - £420
Flights from Bristol to Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£70 - £180
Train operators
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Cardiff Central to Crewe
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£65 - £95
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Cardiff Central to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£75 - £110
Website
tfw.wales
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 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£17 - £55
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£17 - £26
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£40 - £55
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Lockerbie
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£45 - £70
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£18 - £26
Off-Peak Day Single
£30 - £55
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £70
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 Darlington to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £24
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£9 - £13
Off-Peak Day Single
£11 - £18
Anytime Day Single
£15 - £24
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £19
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£15 - £19
Anytime Day 1st Class
£26 - £35
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£29 - £110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£29 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£75 - £110
Train from Darlington to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£28 - £110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£28 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£75 - £110
Northern Rail
Phone
+44 800 200 6060
Email
enquiries@northernrailway.co.uk
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£23 - £40
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£23 - £29
Anytime Day 1st Class
£28 - £40
Train from Darlington to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£14 - £24
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£14 - £18
Anytime Day 1st Class
£17 - £24
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Twice 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
Train from Darlington to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £70
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£4 - £7
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£45 - £70
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
Bus from Hamilton, Bus Station to Dumfries, Whitesands
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£7 - £11
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 Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Hamilton, Scotland
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£11 - £14
Website
National Express

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