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There are 4 ways to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Gatehouse of Fleet by train, bus or car

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Train, bus

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

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Airport to Carlisle
  2. Take the bus from Dumfries, Whitesands to Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms

2 alternative options

Train, bus via Carlisle

  1. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Warrington Bank Quay
  2. Take the train from Warrington Bank Quay to Carlisle
  3. Take the train from Carlisle to Dumfries
  4. Take the bus from Dumfries, Railway Station to Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms

Drive

  1. Drive from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Gatehouse of Fleet

Manchester Airport (MAN) to Gatehouse of Fleet by train and bus

The journey time between Manchester Airport (MAN) and Gatehouse of Fleet is around 7h 19m and covers a distance of around 203 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 22m. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 4m. Operated by TransPennine Express Service, Stagecoach West Scotland and Houstons Minicoaches, the Manchester Airport (MAN) to Gatehouse of Fleet service departs from Manchester Airport and arrives in Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms. Typically 20 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
3h 57m
Layover time:
3h 22m
Total time:
7h 19m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
4h 4m
Journey distance:
203 miles
Services per week:
20
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
22 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
10:10
Last service departs at:
18:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Manchester Airport (MAN) to Gatehouse of Fleet train and bus schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Gatehouse of Fleet is to bus which costs £20 - £35 and takes 8h 56m.

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The fastest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Gatehouse of Fleet is to drive which takes 3h 15m and costs £30 - £45.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Gatehouse of Fleet. However, there are services departing from Manchester Airport and arriving at Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms via Carlisle, Bus Station, Annan, Stance 2 and Dumfries, Whitesands. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 56m.

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The distance between Manchester Airport (MAN) and Gatehouse of Fleet is 131 miles. The road distance is 191.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Gatehouse of Fleet without a car is to train and bus which takes 5h 25m and costs £50 - £85.

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It takes approximately 5h 25m to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Gatehouse of Fleet, including transfers.

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Manchester Airport (MAN) to Gatehouse of Fleet bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Manchester Airport station.

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Manchester Airport (MAN) 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 Manchester Airport (MAN) to Gatehouse of Fleet is 192 miles. It takes approximately 3h 15m to drive from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Gatehouse of Fleet.

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  • Distance: 131 miles
  • Duration: 5h 25m

What companies run services between Manchester Airport (MAN), England and Gatehouse of Fleet, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Gatehouse of Fleet via Carlisle, Bus Station, Annan, Stance 2, and Dumfries, Whitesands in around 8h 56m.

Train operators
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Lockerbie
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£45 - £75
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£19 - £27
Off-Peak Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £75
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, 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
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester Airport to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£7 - £9
Website
National Express

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