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

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Train, bus via Carlisle

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

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Oxenholme Lake District to Lockerbie
  2. Take the bus from Dumfries, Whitesands to Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms

Train, line 79 bus, bus

  1. Take the train from Oxenholme Lake District to Carlisle
  2. Take the line 79 bus from Carlisle, The Courts to Annan, Stance 2
  3. Take the bus from Dumfries, Loreburne Centre to Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms

Drive

  1. Drive from Kendal to Gatehouse of Fleet

Kendal to Gatehouse of Fleet by train and bus

The journey time between Kendal and Gatehouse of Fleet is around 6h 2m and covers a distance of around 119 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 32m. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 11m. Operated by Northern Rail, Avanti West Coast, TransPennine Express Service and others, the Kendal to Gatehouse of Fleet service departs from Kendal and arrives in Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms. Typically 31 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 30m
Layover time:
3h 32m
Total time:
6h 2m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3h 11m
Journey distance:
119 miles
Services per week:
31
Cheapest price:
£31
Carbon emissions:
13 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
09:01
Last service departs at:
23:01

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Kendal to Gatehouse of Fleet train and bus schedules

Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Kendal to Gatehouse of Fleet is to drive, which costs £17 - £26 and takes 2h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Kendal to Gatehouse of Fleet is to drive which costs £17 - £26 and takes 2h 1m.

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The distance between Kendal and Gatehouse of Fleet is 69 miles. The road distance is 111.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Kendal to Gatehouse of Fleet without a car is to train and bus via Carlisle which takes 5h 1m and costs £30 - £110.

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It takes approximately 5h 1m to get from Kendal to Gatehouse of Fleet, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kendal to Gatehouse of Fleet is 112 miles. It takes approximately 2h 1m to drive from Kendal to Gatehouse of Fleet.

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Map of how to get from Kendal to Gatehouse of Fleet.
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  • Distance: 69.5 miles
  • Duration: 5h 1m

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

There is no direct connection from Kendal to Gatehouse of Fleet. However, you can take the train to Oxenholme Lake District, take the train to Carlisle, take the train to Dumfries, take the walk to Dumfries, Railway Station, then take the bus to Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Kendal to Gatehouse of Fleet via Oxenholme, Station, Oxenholme Lake District, Lockerbie, Lockerbie, Bridge Street, and Dumfries, Whitesands in around 5h 14m.

Train operators
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£18 - £70
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£18 - £25
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£50 - £70
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Lockerbie
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£28 - £100
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£28 - £40
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£75 - £100
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£19 - £30
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£10 - £15
Off-Peak Day Single
£14 - £22
Anytime Day Single
£19 - £30
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Lockerbie
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£26 - £40
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£12 - £18
Off-Peak Day Single
£19 - £30
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 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
Bus from Dumfries, Loreburne Centre to Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
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, The Courts to Annan, Stance 2
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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