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There are 2 ways to get from Kilmarnock to Gatehouse of Fleet by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  3h 14m

  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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Drive  •  1h 24m

  1. Drive from Kilmarnock to Gatehouse of Fleet 71.8 miles

Kilmarnock to Gatehouse of Fleet by train and bus

The journey time between Kilmarnock and Gatehouse of Fleet is around 4h 23m and covers a distance of around 91 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 8m. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 24m. Operated by First ScotRail Service and Stagecoach West Scotland, the Kilmarnock to Gatehouse of Fleet service departs from Kilmarnock and arrives in Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms. Typically 32 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 14m
Layover time:
2h 8m
Total time:
4h 23m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2h 24m
Journey distance:
91 miles
Services per week:
32
Cheapest price:
£17
Carbon emissions:
11 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:55
Last service departs at:
22:53

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Kilmarnock to Gatehouse of Fleet train and bus schedules

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

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The distance between Kilmarnock and Gatehouse of Fleet is 52 miles. The road distance is 71.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Kilmarnock to Gatehouse of Fleet without a car is to train and bus which takes 3h 14m and costs £16 - £45.

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It takes approximately 3h 14m to get from Kilmarnock to Gatehouse of Fleet, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kilmarnock to Gatehouse of Fleet is 72 miles. It takes approximately 1h 24m to drive from Kilmarnock to Gatehouse of Fleet.

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There are 62+ hotels available in Gatehouse of Fleet. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Kilmarnock to Gatehouse of Fleet.
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  • Distance: 52.2 miles
  • Duration: 3h 14m

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

There is no direct connection from Kilmarnock to Gatehouse of Fleet. However, you can 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 the drive to Gatehouse of Fleet.

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

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