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from Edinburgh to Dumfries

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Fri
Sep 24
$41Scotrail
Sat
Sep 25
$21Avanti West Coast
Thu
Sep 30
$18Avanti West Coast

Travel Information between Edinburgh and Dumfries

distanceDistance63 miles (101 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain
fastestFastest modeTrain • $18 (€15) • 2 h 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAvanti West Coast

Travel 63 miles (101 km) by train from Edinburgh to Dumfries. Avanti West Coast is the main travel company operating this route. Travelers can even take a direct from Edinburgh to Dumfries.

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Travel from Edinburgh to Dumfries
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FAQs
How do I go from Edinburgh to Dumfries?

Travel between Edinburgh and Dumfries by taking a train.

What is the fastest way to travel from Edinburgh to Dumfries?

Going by train is the quickest way from Edinburgh to Dumfries with an average travel time of 2 h 55 min.

How far is it from Edinburgh to Dumfries?

The distance is approximately 63 miles (101 km) from Edinburgh to Dumfries.

When traveling to Dumfries from Edinburgh, what are the departure and arrival points in Edinburgh and Dumfries?

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

  • Trains from Edinburgh to Dumfries most often leave from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Dumfries.
Who can get me from Edinburgh to Dumfries?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Edinburgh to Dumfries, then we'll help you find the best value travel company for you:

  • Travel with Avanti West Coast for trains to Dumfries. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Avanti West Coast Edinburgh to Dumfries tickets on Omio for $18 (€15).
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Edinburgh to Dumfries?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Edinburgh to Dumfries often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Glasgow, London or Carlisle. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Edinburgh and Dumfries itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Dumfries and any of these top destinations today!
When should I book a ticket from Edinburgh to Dumfries online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Edinburgh to Dumfries, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Train tickets cost $18 (€15) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Edinburgh to Dumfries online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Edinburgh
Dumfries
Edinburgh
Amenities
Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.
Edinburgh Waverley
Amenities
Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.

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