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There are 4 ways to get from Falkirk to Gatehouse of Fleet by train, bus or car

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Train, bus via Edinburgh  •  5h 18m

  1. Take the train from Haymarket to Lockerbie
  2. Take the bus from Dumfries, Whitesands to Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms 500

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Bus  •  6h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dumfries, Whitesands X74
  2. Take the bus from Dumfries, Whitesands to Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms 500

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5h 44m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Dumfries
  2. Take the bus from Dumfries, Railway Station to Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms 500

Drive  •  2h 8m

  1. Drive from Falkirk to Gatehouse of Fleet 116.1 miles

Falkirk to Gatehouse of Fleet by train and bus

The journey time between Falkirk and Gatehouse of Fleet is around 6h 3m and covers a distance of around 144 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 8m. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 55m. Operated by First ScotRail Service, LNER, TransPennine Express Service and others, the Falkirk to Gatehouse of Fleet service departs from Falkirk Grahamston 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 54m
Layover time:
3h 8m
Total time:
6h 3m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3h 55m
Journey distance:
144 miles
Services per week:
37
Cheapest price:
£35
Carbon emissions:
17 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:42
Last service departs at:
23:42

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Falkirk to Gatehouse of Fleet train and bus schedules

Falkirk → 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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The cheapest way to get from Falkirk to Gatehouse of Fleet is to drive which costs £18 - £27 and takes 2h 8m.

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The fastest way to get from Falkirk to Gatehouse of Fleet is to drive which takes 2h 8m and costs £18 - £27.

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No, there is no direct bus from Falkirk to Gatehouse of Fleet. However, there are services departing from Falkirk, St Andrew`s Church and arriving at Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms via Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital, Buchanan Bus Station and Dumfries, Whitesands. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 21m.

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The distance between Falkirk and Gatehouse of Fleet is 79 miles. The road distance is 116.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Falkirk to Gatehouse of Fleet without a car is to train and bus via Edinburgh which takes 5h 18m and costs £35 - £110.

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It takes approximately 5h 18m to get from Falkirk to Gatehouse of Fleet, including transfers.

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Falkirk to Gatehouse of Fleet bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Buchanan Bus Station.

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Falkirk 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 Falkirk to Gatehouse of Fleet is 116 miles. It takes approximately 2h 8m to drive from Falkirk to Gatehouse of Fleet.

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Map of how to get from Falkirk to Gatehouse of Fleet.
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  • Distance: 79.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 18m

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

You can take a bus from Falkirk to Gatehouse of Fleet via Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital, Buchanan Bus Station, and Dumfries, Whitesands in around 6h 21m.

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
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
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
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dumfries, Whitesands
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland

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