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

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Lockerbie
  2. Take the bus from Lockerbie, Bridge Street to Dumfries, Whitesands
  3. Take the bus from Dumfries, Whitesands to Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Dumfries, Whitesands
  2. Take the bus from Dumfries, Whitesands to Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms

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Drive

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Gatehouse of Fleet

Edinburgh to Gatehouse of Fleet by train and bus

The journey time between Edinburgh and Gatehouse of Fleet is around 5h 7m and covers a distance of around 121 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 35m. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 23m. Operated by TransPennine Express Service, Stagecoach West Scotland and Houstons Minicoaches, the Edinburgh to Gatehouse of Fleet service departs from Edinburgh and arrives in Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms. Typically 37 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2h 32m
Layover time:
2h 35m
Total time:
5h 7m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3h 23m
Journey distance:
121 miles
Services per week:
37
Cheapest price:
£32
Carbon emissions:
15 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:12
Last service departs at:
20:11

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Edinburgh to Gatehouse of Fleet train and bus schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Gatehouse of Fleet is to bus which costs £12 - £18 and takes 4h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Gatehouse of Fleet is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 2h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Gatehouse of Fleet. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Princes Street and arriving at Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms via Dumfries, Whitesands. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 52m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Gatehouse of Fleet is 84 miles. The road distance is 104.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Gatehouse of Fleet without a car is to train and bus which takes 3h 57m and costs £30 - £50.

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It takes approximately 3h 57m to get from Edinburgh to Gatehouse of Fleet, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Gatehouse of Fleet bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Edinburgh, Princes Street station.

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Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh to Gatehouse of Fleet is 104 miles. It takes approximately 2h 12m to drive from Edinburgh to Gatehouse of Fleet.

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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 Edinburgh to Gatehouse of Fleet.
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  • Distance: 83.9 miles
  • Duration: 3h 57m

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

You can take a bus from Edinburgh to Gatehouse of Fleet via Dumfries, Whitesands in around 4h 52m.

Train operators
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Lockerbie
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£26 - £40
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£12 - £18
Off-Peak Day Single
£19 - £30
Anytime Day Single
£26 - £40
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Lockerbie, Bridge Street to Dumfries, Whitesands
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £4
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 Edinburgh, Princes Street to Dumfries, Whitesands
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Houstons Minicoaches
Phone
+44 1576 203874
Email
info@houstoncoaches.co.uk
Website
houstonscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Lockerbie, Bridge Street to Dumfries, Whitesands
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Houstons MinicoachesHoustons Minicoaches

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