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

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Train, bus

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

Line 104 bus, line 79 bus, bus

  1. Take the line 104 bus from Penrith, Graham Street to Carlisle, Bus Station
  2. Take the line 79 bus from Carlisle, The Prince and Bear to Annan, Stance 2
  3. Take the bus from Dumfries, Whitesands to Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms

Drive

  1. Drive from Penrith to Gatehouse of Fleet

Penrith to Gatehouse of Fleet by train and bus

The journey time between Penrith and Gatehouse of Fleet is around 4h 37m and covers a distance of around 84 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 34m. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 25m. Operated by Avanti West Coast, TransPennine Express Service, First ScotRail Service and others, the Penrith to Gatehouse of Fleet service departs from Penrith North Lakes and arrives in Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms. Typically 38 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 3m
Layover time:
2h 34m
Total time:
4h 37m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2h 25m
Journey distance:
84 miles
Services per week:
38
Cheapest price:
£18
Carbon emissions:
10 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:30
Last service departs at:
22:38

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Penrith to Gatehouse of Fleet train and bus schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.

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The cheapest way to get from Penrith to Gatehouse of Fleet is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1h 33m.

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The fastest way to get from Penrith to Gatehouse of Fleet is to drive. Taking this option will cost £13 - £20 and takes 1h 33m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Penrith to Gatehouse of Fleet. However, there are services departing from Penrith, Graham Street and arriving at Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms via Carlisle, The Prince and Bear, Annan, Stance 2 and Dumfries, Whitesands. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 29m.

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The distance between Penrith and Gatehouse of Fleet is 59 miles. The road distance is 85.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Penrith to Gatehouse of Fleet without a car is to train and bus which takes 4h and costs £17 - £55.

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It takes approximately 4h to get from Penrith to Gatehouse of Fleet, including transfers.

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Penrith to Gatehouse of Fleet bus services, operated by Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire, depart from Penrith, Graham Street station.

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Penrith 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 Penrith to Gatehouse of Fleet is 85 miles. It takes approximately 1h 33m to drive from Penrith to Gatehouse of Fleet.

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  • Distance: 59.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h

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

You can take a bus from Penrith to Gatehouse of Fleet via Carlisle, Bus Station, Carlisle, The Prince and Bear, Annan, Stance 2, and Dumfries, Whitesands in around 5h 29m.

Train operators
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
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Penrith, Graham Street to Carlisle, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carlisle, The Prince and Bear to Annan, Stance 2
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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