How to travel from Dumfries to Glasgow

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Travel Information from Dumfries to Glasgow

distanceDistance60 miles (97 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$29 - $31
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $29 (€25) • 1 h 44 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $29 (€25) • 1 h 44 min
carriersPopular travel companiesVirgin Trains or ScotRail

Travel 60 miles (97 km) by train or bus from Dumfries to Glasgow. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Virgin Trains or ScotRail among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Dumfries to Glasgow.

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How to get from Dumfries to Glasgow by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Dumfries to Glasgow is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel on ScotRail travel between Dumfries and Glasgow at great prices. Omio finds you travel times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

Scotrail is a train operating company in Scotland, providing rail services throughout the country. It operates a wide range of services, from commuter trains to long-distance intercity services. The company operates a variety of train types, including the Class 380, Class 385, Class 156, Class 158 and Class 170. These trains offer a range of onboard facilities, such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and comfortable seating. Scotrail also offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Off-Peak, and Anytime tickets. The most popular routes for Scotrail include Glasgow to Edinburgh, Glasgow to Inverness, and Edinburgh to Aberdeen.

    FAQs: Travel from Dumfries to Glasgow

    FAQs: Travel to Glasgow easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Dumfries to Glasgow.

    There are 2 travel options from Dumfries to Glasgow. You can take a train or bus.

    The cheapest way to travel from Dumfries to Glasgow is a train with an average price of $29 (€25).

    This is compared to other travel options from Dumfries to Glasgow:

    Taking a train costs $2 (€2) less than taking a bus, which average ticket prices of $31 (€27).

    The fastest way to get to Glasgow from Dumfries is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 44 min.

    Other travel options to Glasgow take longer:

    Taking a bus requires on average 3 h 24 min of travel time.

    The Dumfries to Glasgow distance is around 60 miles (97 km).

    The average frequency per day from Dumfries to Glasgow is:

    • 7 trains per day.

    However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Dumfries and Glasgow as scheduled services by train or bus can vary by season or day of the week.

    These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Dumfries to Glasgow:

    • Buses mostly leave from Dumfries, White Sands and tend to arrive in Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station.
    • Trains mostly depart from Dumfries and arrive in Glasgow Central.

    The following travel companies offer services from Dumfries to Glasgow:

    • Virgin Trains can get you to Glasgow by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Virgin Trains from Dumfries to Glasgow for $31 (€27) on Omio.
    • ScotRail can take you to Glasgow by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for ScotRail from Dumfries to Glasgow for $29 (€25).

    Yes, there are direct routes from Dumfries to Glasgow with the following travel companies:

    • You'll find 7 direct trains a day to Glasgow with ScotRail.

    Direct services to Glasgow tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

    Many of our customers traveling from Dumfries to Glasgow don't make Glasgow their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Glasgow are London, Edinburgh, Manchester, Liverpool or Blackpool, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Glasgow to any of these top destinations today!

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