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

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Train, bus via Stranraer

  1. Take the train from Troon to Stranraer
  2. Take the bus from Stranraer, Port Rodie Ferry Terminal to Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms

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Train, bus

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

2 alternative options

Line 52 bus, bus

  1. Take the line 52 bus from Ayr, Bus Station to Dalmellington, Croft Street
  2. Take the bus from Dalmellington, Croft Street to Castle Douglas, Jubille Terrace

Drive

  1. Drive from Troon to Gatehouse of Fleet

Troon to Gatehouse of Fleet by train, walk and bus

The journey time between Troon and Gatehouse of Fleet is around 6h 34m and covers a distance of around 111 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 35m. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 39m. Operated by First ScotRail Service and Stagecoach West Scotland, the Troon to Gatehouse of Fleet service departs from Troon and arrives in Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms. Typically 24 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 59m
Layover time:
3h 35m
Total time:
6h 34m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3h 39m
Journey distance:
111 miles
Services per week:
24
Cheapest price:
£19
Carbon emissions:
14 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
09:12
Last service departs at:
19:16

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Troon to Gatehouse of Fleet train, walk and bus schedules

Troon → Gatehouse of Fleet
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Gatehouse of Fleet is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Gatehouse of Fleet is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Gatehouse of Fleet is 1 metre.

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Last updated: 25 Sep 2021
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The most affordable way to get from Troon to Gatehouse of Fleet is to drive, which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Troon to Gatehouse of Fleet is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1h 21m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Troon to Gatehouse of Fleet. However, there are services departing from Troon, Academy Street and arriving at Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms via Ayr, Bus Station, Dalmellington, Croft Street and Castle Douglas, Carlingwark Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 20m.

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The distance between Troon and Gatehouse of Fleet is 50 miles. The road distance is 67.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Troon to Gatehouse of Fleet without a car is to train and bus via Stranraer which takes 4h 6m and costs £19 - £50.

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It takes approximately 4h 6m to get from Troon to Gatehouse of Fleet, including transfers.

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Troon to Gatehouse of Fleet bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Ayr, Bus Station.

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Troon to Gatehouse of Fleet bus services, operated by McCalls Coaches, arrive at Castle Douglas, Jubille Terrace station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Troon to Gatehouse of Fleet is 67 miles. It takes approximately 1h 21m to drive from Troon to Gatehouse of Fleet.

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There are 64+ hotels available in Gatehouse of Fleet. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Troon to Gatehouse of Fleet.
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  • Distance: 49.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 6m

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

You can take a bus from Troon to Gatehouse of Fleet via Ayr, Bus Station, Dalmellington, Croft Street, Castle Douglas, Jubille Terrace, and Castle Douglas, Carlingwark Street in around 5h 20m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Troon to Stranraer
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£14 - £45
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£14 - £20
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£30 - £45
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 - £17
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£29 - £40
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
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
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 Dalmellington, Croft Street
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
McCalls Coaches
Phone
07525 834423
Email
enquiries@mccallscoaches.com
Website
mccallscoaches.com
Bus from Dalmellington, Croft Street to Castle Douglas, Jubille Terrace
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
McCalls Coaches

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