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

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  5h 6m

  1. Take the train from Wigan North Western 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

£45 - £164

2 alternative options

Train, bus via Lockerbie  •  5h 36m

  1. Take the train from Wigan North Western to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Lockerbie
  3. Take the bus from Dumfries, Whitesands to Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms 500

£49 - £186

Drive  •  3h

  1. Drive from Wigan to Gatehouse of Fleet 171.6 miles

£26 - £40

Wigan to Gatehouse of Fleet by train and bus

The journey time between Wigan and Gatehouse of Fleet is around 5h 56m and covers a distance of around 172 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 54m. Operated by Avanti West Coast, TransPennine Express Service, First ScotRail Service and others, the Wigan to Gatehouse of Fleet service departs from Wigan North Western and arrives in Gatehouse of Fleet, Murray Arms. Typically 32 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
5h 56m
Fastest journey time:
3h 54m
Journey distance:
172 miles
Services per week:
32
Cheapest price:
£51
Carbon emissions:
18 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
09:39
Last service departs at:
21:28

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Wigan to Gatehouse of Fleet train and bus schedules

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

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

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The cheapest way to get from Wigan to Gatehouse of Fleet is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 3h.

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The quickest way to get from Wigan to Gatehouse of Fleet is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 3h.

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The distance between Wigan and Gatehouse of Fleet is 112 miles. The road distance is 171.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Wigan to Gatehouse of Fleet without a car is to train and bus which takes 5h 6m and costs £45 - £170.

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It takes approximately 5h 6m to get from Wigan to Gatehouse of Fleet, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Wigan to Gatehouse of Fleet is 172 miles. It takes approximately 3h to drive from Wigan 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 Wigan to Gatehouse of Fleet.
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  • Distance: 112.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 6m

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

There is no direct connection from Wigan to Gatehouse of Fleet. However, you can take the train to Carlisle, 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 a vehicle from Wigan to Gatehouse of Fleet via Carlisle, Lockerbie, Lockerbie, Bridge Street, and Dumfries, Whitesands in around 5h 36m.

Train operators
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Wigan North Western to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £140
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£100 - £140
Train from Carlisle to Lockerbie
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£9 - £40
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£9 - £13
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£28 - £40
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Wigan North Western to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£30 - £55
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£15 - £21
Off-Peak Day Single
£25 - £40
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £55
Train from Carlisle to Lockerbie
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£13 - £20
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£8 - £12
Off-Peak Day Single
£9 - £15
Anytime Day Single
£13 - £20
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

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