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There are 3 ways to get from Carlisle to Gatehouse of Fleet by train, bus or car

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Dumfries
  2. Take the bus from Dumfries, Railway Station to Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms

Line 79 bus, bus

  1. Take the line 79 bus from Carlisle, Market Hall to Annan, Stance 2
  2. Take the bus from Annan, Stance 2 to Dumfries, Whitesands
  3. Take the bus from Dumfries, Whitesands to Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms

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  1. Drive from Carlisle to Gatehouse of Fleet

Carlisle to Gatehouse of Fleet by train and bus

The journey time between Carlisle and Gatehouse of Fleet is around 2h 50m and covers a distance of around 67 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 2m. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 58m. Operated by First ScotRail Service and Stagecoach West Scotland, the Carlisle to Gatehouse of Fleet service departs from Carlisle and arrives in Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms. Typically 38 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
1h 48m
Layover time:
1h 2m
Total time:
2h 50m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h 58m
Journey distance:
67 miles
Services per week:
38
Cheapest price:
£12
Carbon emissions:
9 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:30
Last service departs at:
23:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Carlisle to Gatehouse of Fleet train and bus schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Carlisle → Gatehouse of Fleet
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Gatehouse of Fleet is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Gatehouse of Fleet is subject to regional advice.

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

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Last updated: 23 Oct 2021
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The most affordable way to get from Carlisle to Gatehouse of Fleet is to drive, which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Carlisle to Gatehouse of Fleet is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1h 16m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Carlisle to Gatehouse of Fleet. However, there are services departing from Carlisle, Market Hall and arriving at Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms via Annan, Stance 2 and Dumfries, Whitesands. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 6m.

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The distance between Carlisle and Gatehouse of Fleet is 50 miles. The road distance is 65.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Carlisle to Gatehouse of Fleet without a car is to train and bus which takes 2h 45m and costs £11 - £28.

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It takes approximately 2h 45m to get from Carlisle to Gatehouse of Fleet, including transfers.

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Carlisle to Gatehouse of Fleet bus services, operated by Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire, depart from Carlisle, Market Hall station.

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Carlisle 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 Carlisle to Gatehouse of Fleet is 65 miles. It takes approximately 1h 16m to drive from Carlisle to Gatehouse of Fleet.

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There are 61+ hotels available in Gatehouse of Fleet. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Carlisle to Gatehouse of Fleet.
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  • Distance: 49.7 miles
  • Duration: 2h 45m

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

You can take a bus from Carlisle to Gatehouse of Fleet via Annan, Stance 2 and Dumfries, Whitesands in around 4h 6m.

Train operators
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
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
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carlisle, Market Hall to Annan, Stance 2
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Annan, Stance 2 to Dumfries, Whitesands
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
McCalls Coaches
Phone
07525 834423
Email
enquiries@mccallscoaches.com
Website
mccallscoaches.com
Bus from Annan, Stance 3 to Dumfries, Whitesands
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
McCalls Coaches
Houstons Minicoaches
Phone
+44 1576 203874
Email
info@houstoncoaches.co.uk
Website
houstonscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Annan, Stance 3 to Dumfries, Whitesands
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
Houstons MinicoachesHoustons Minicoaches

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