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

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Train, bus  •  4h 39m

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

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Bus  •  5h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Ayr, Bus Station to Stranraer, Port Rodie 923 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Stranraer, Port Rodie Ferry Terminal to Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms 500

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Drive  •  1h 24m

  1. Drive from Irvine to Gatehouse of Fleet 71.7 miles

Irvine to Gatehouse of Fleet by bus and train

The journey time between Irvine and Gatehouse of Fleet is around 4h 24m and covers a distance of around 99 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 44m. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 54m. Operated by Stagecoach West Scotland and First ScotRail Service, the Irvine to Gatehouse of Fleet service departs from Irvine, Mill Road and arrives in Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms. Typically six 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 39m
Layover time:
1h 44m
Total time:
4h 24m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2h 54m
Journey distance:
99 miles
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
£18
Carbon emissions:
12 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:25
Last service departs at:
22:06

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Irvine to Gatehouse of Fleet bus and train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Irvine to Gatehouse of Fleet is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Irvine to Gatehouse of Fleet is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1h 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Irvine to Gatehouse of Fleet. However, there are services departing from Irvine, Mill Road and arriving at Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms via Ayr, Bus Station and Stranraer, Port Rodie Ferry Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 19m.

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The distance between Irvine and Gatehouse of Fleet is 55 miles. The road distance is 71.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Irvine to Gatehouse of Fleet without a car is to train and bus which takes 4h 39m and costs £18 - £50.

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It takes approximately 4h 39m to get from Irvine to Gatehouse of Fleet, including transfers.

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Irvine to Gatehouse of Fleet bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Ayr, Bus Station.

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Irvine 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 Irvine to Gatehouse of Fleet is 72 miles. It takes approximately 1h 24m to drive from Irvine to Gatehouse of Fleet.

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Map of how to get from Irvine to Gatehouse of Fleet.
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  • Distance: 54.5 miles
  • Duration: 4h 39m

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

You can take a bus from Irvine to Gatehouse of Fleet via Ayr, Bus Station, Stranraer, Port Rodie, and Stranraer, Port Rodie Ferry Terminal in around 5h 19m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Kilmarnock to Dumfries
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£12 - £40
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£12 - £18
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£29 - £40
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 Ayr, Bus Station to Stranraer, Port Rodie
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£5 - £9
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
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
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Ayr, Bus Station to Stranraer, Port Rodie
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
Scottish Citylink

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