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There are 5 ways to get from Dublin Airport (DUB) to Gatehouse of Fleet by bus, car ferry, car, plane or train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, car ferry

  1. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast Europa Bus Centre
  2. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  3. Take the bus from Stranraer, Port Rodie Ferry Terminal to Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms

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Fly to Glasgow, train, bus

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

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Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Dublin Airport (DUB) to Belfast
  2. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  3. Drive from Cairnryan to Gatehouse of Fleet

Fly to Edinburgh, train, bus

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) 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 to Newcastle, train, bus

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) 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
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International entry into United Kingdom from Ireland

  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Ireland
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Allowed for: All visitors with the below exceptions

Restricted for: Foreign nationals that have visited Afghanistan, Angola, Argentina, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, French Guiana, Georgia, Guyana, Haiti, Indonesia, Lesotho, Malawi, Mayotte, Mexico, Mongolia, Montenegro, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Réunion, Rwanda, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Suriname, Tanzania, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Uganda, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zambia and Zimbabwe in the past 10 days

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Conditions of entry into United Kingdom from Ireland

  • Before departure, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include a COVID-19 test to be taken on day 2
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Ireland
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Austria, Barbados, Bermuda, British Indian Ocean Territory, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Cayman Islands, Croatia, Denmark, Falkland Islands, Finland, Germany, Gibraltar, Grenada, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Iceland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Israel, Jersey, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Malta, Montserrat, New Zealand, Norway, Pitcairn, Romania, Saint Helena, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, Switzerland, Taiwan and Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Ireland, Jersey, Guernsey and Isle of Man
  • Before departure, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include a COVID-19 test to be taken on day 2
This applies to arrivals from Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Austria, Barbados, Bermuda, British Indian Ocean Territory, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Cayman Islands, Croatia, Denmark, Falkland Islands, Finland, Germany, Gibraltar, Grenada, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Iceland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Israel, Jersey, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Malta, Montserrat, New Zealand, Norway, Pitcairn, Romania, Saint Helena, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, Switzerland, Taiwan and Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Cyprus, India, Monaco, San Marino, United Arab Emirates, United States and Vatican
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in United Kingdom

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Regional advice

Regional advice

Considerations leaving from Ireland

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into United Kingdom is currently allowed from Ireland.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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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.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 111.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Ireland from United Kingdom.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 21 Sep 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Dublin Airport (DUB) to Gatehouse of Fleet is to fly and train and bus which costs €50 - €140 and takes 6h 12m.

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The fastest way to get from Dublin Airport (DUB) to Gatehouse of Fleet is to fly and train and bus which takes 6h 12m and costs €50 - €140.

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The distance between Dublin Airport (DUB) and Gatehouse of Fleet is 131 miles.

The best way to get from Dublin Airport (DUB) to Gatehouse of Fleet without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 10h 1m and costs .

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It takes approximately 10h 1m to get from Dublin Airport (DUB) to Gatehouse of Fleet, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Aer Lingus and Ryanair offer flights from Dublin Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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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 Dublin Airport (DUB) to Gatehouse of Fleet.
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  • Distance: 131.4 miles
  • Duration: 10h 1m

What companies run services between Dublin Airport (DUB), Ireland and Gatehouse of Fleet, Scotland?

There is no direct connection from Dublin Airport (DUB) to Gatehouse of Fleet. However, you can take the bus to Belfast Europa Bus Centre, take the walk to Belfast Wellington Place, take the line 94 bus to Belfast Heron Road, take the walk to Belfast, take the car ferry to Cairnryan, take the walk to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, take the bus to Stranraer, Port Rodie, take the walk to Stranraer, Port Rodie Ferry Terminal, then take the bus to Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Belfast, take the car ferry to Cairnryan, then take the drive to Gatehouse of Fleet.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£11 - £75
Flights from Dublin to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
£9 - £65
Flights from Dublin to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£17 - £110
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £350
Flights from Dublin to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £160
Flights from Dublin to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £170
Train operators
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
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
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
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
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
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
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Stranraer, Port Rodie Ferry Terminal to Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £8
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 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
Ferry operators
Stena Line

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