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

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Train, bus  •  4h 52m

  1. Take the train from Whitehaven to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Dumfries
  3. Take the bus from Dumfries, Railway Station to Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms 500

Cheapest option

Line 30 bus, bus  •  7h 27m

  1. Take the line 30 bus from Whitehaven, Tangier Street to Maryport, Trinity Baptist church 30
  2. Take the bus from Maryport, B&M Bargains to Carlisle, Market Hall 300
  3. Take the bus from Dumfries, Whitesands to Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms 500

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Drive  •  1h 58m

  1. Drive from Whitehaven to Gatehouse of Fleet 103.3 miles

Whitehaven to Gatehouse of Fleet by train and bus

The journey time between Whitehaven and Gatehouse of Fleet is around 5h 16m and covers a distance of around 106 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 21m. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 45m. Operated by Northern Rail, First ScotRail Service and Stagecoach West Scotland, the Whitehaven to Gatehouse of Fleet service departs from Whitehaven and arrives in Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms. Typically 37 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 54m
Layover time:
2h 21m
Total time:
5h 16m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3h 45m
Journey distance:
106 miles
Services per week:
37
Cheapest price:
£27
Carbon emissions:
12 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:30
Last service departs at:
22:09

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Whitehaven to Gatehouse of Fleet train and bus schedules

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The most affordable way to get from Whitehaven to Gatehouse of Fleet is to drive, which costs £16 - £24 and takes 1h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Whitehaven to Gatehouse of Fleet is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 1h 58m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Whitehaven to Gatehouse of Fleet. However, there are services departing from Whitehaven, Tangier Street and arriving at Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms via Maryport, B&M Bargains, Carlisle, Market Hall, Annan, Stance 2 and Dumfries, Whitesands. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 27m.

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The distance between Whitehaven and Gatehouse of Fleet is 33 miles. The road distance is 103.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Whitehaven to Gatehouse of Fleet without a car is to train and bus which takes 4h 52m and costs £26 - £55.

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It takes approximately 4h 52m to get from Whitehaven to Gatehouse of Fleet, including transfers.

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

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Whitehaven 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 Whitehaven to Gatehouse of Fleet is 103 miles. It takes approximately 1h 58m to drive from Whitehaven 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 Whitehaven to Gatehouse of Fleet.
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  • Distance: 33.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 52m

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

You can take a bus from Whitehaven to Gatehouse of Fleet via Maryport, Trinity Baptist church, Maryport, B&M Bargains, Carlisle, Market Hall, Annan, Stance 2, and Dumfries, Whitesands in around 7h 27m.

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 Whitehaven, Tangier Street to Maryport, Trinity Baptist church
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Maryport, B&M Bargains to Carlisle, Market Hall
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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