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Transport – Gretna Green:
Please find below maps, text directions and rail and air information for getting to Gretna Green
Driving to Gretna Green, Scotland:
From The South
Take the M6 to Carlisle, which becomes the A74.
After 8 miles, the road becomes the A74(M) – take the first junction and follow signs to Gretna Registration Office
From The North
Take the A74 to the junction signposted Gretna and Gretna Green – Gretna Registration Office is signposted from the crossroads at Gretna Green.
From The East
Take the A69 from Newcastle to Carlisle. Join the A74 and follow the road until it becomes the A74(M) – take the first junction and follow signs to Gretna Registration Office.
Take the A66 from Yorkshire, join the M6 which becomes the A74 and follow the road until it becomes the A74(M) – take the first junction and follow signs to Gretna Registration Office.
From The West
Gretna Green is 25 miles East of Dumfries and 100 miles East of Stranraer on the A75.
Gretna Green by Rail:
Trains to Gretna Green – Station Details and further Information on Gretna Green Train Services
Gretna Green train station serves the village of Gretna Green and the town of Gretna in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland. It is located on the Glasgow South Western Line and is managed by First ScotRail who provide all passenger train services.
The station has the same service level as neighbouring Annan, namely one train per hour to Carlisle and Dumfries (with some longer gaps) and every two hours through to Kilmarnock and Glasgow. There are also a small number of through trains to Newcastle and Stranraer. On Sundays there are five departures for Carlisle and four for Dumfries, two of which run through to Glasgow.
Trains from Carlisle and Glasgow stop at the station at Gretna Green. Gretna Registration Office is a fifteen minute walk from the railway station.
Gretna by Air and Airports:
Gretna Green is close to Newcastle and Glasgow airport, and there are low cost ways to get there such as on EasyJet and Ryanair (if you wanted to fly into Prestwick in Glasgow).
90 miles from Glasgow Airport, visit www.glasgowairport.com
70 miles from Newcastle Airport, visit www.newcastleairport.com
150 miles Manchester Airport, visit www.manchesterairport.co.uk
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