Edinburgh to Dumfries train

Wed, 29 May
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Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Dumfries

Showing times and prices for 29 May

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Edinburgh to Dumfries is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Avanti West Coast
08:522h56
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
11:48Dumfries station (DMF)
£181One-way
1 change
Avanti West Coast
10:522h00
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
12:52Dumfries station (DMF)
£231One-way
1 change
Avanti West Coast
12:522h54
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
15:46Dumfries station (DMF)
£231One-way
1 change
Scotrail
11:453h16
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
15:01Dumfries station (DMF)
£371One-way
2 changes
Transpennine Express
12:122h34
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
14:46Dumfries station (DMF)
£1111One-way
1 change

Train timetableEdinburgh to Dumfries

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, 29 May
Transpennine Express
08:122h25
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
10:37Dumfries station (DMF)
1 change
Avanti West Coast
08:522h56
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
11:48Dumfries station (DMF)
1 change
Avanti West Coast
10:522h00
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
12:52Dumfries station (DMF)
1 change
Scotrail
11:453h16
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
15:01Dumfries station (DMF)
2 changes
Transpennine Express
12:122h34
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
14:46Dumfries station (DMF)
1 change
Avanti West Coast
12:522h54
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
15:46Dumfries station (DMF)
1 change

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Train times from Edinburgh to Dumfries

Showing times and prices for 29 May

Fastest Journey

2 h

Average

2 h 40 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

102 km

To travel from Edinburgh to Dumfries you need to make at least one change.

Fastest
Avanti West Coast
10:522h00
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
12:52Dumfries station (DMF)
£231One-way
1 change
Transpennine Express
08:122h25
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
10:37Dumfries station (DMF)
£1111One-way
1 change
Transpennine Express
12:122h34
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
14:46Dumfries station (DMF)
£1111One-way
1 change
Avanti West Coast
12:522h54
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
15:46Dumfries station (DMF)
£231One-way
1 change
Avanti West Coast
08:522h56
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
11:48Dumfries station (DMF)
£181One-way
1 change

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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Dumfries

distanceDistance63 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h
priceAverage train ticket price£23 (€26)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersVirgin Trains, ScotRail or TransPennine Express

Trains from Edinburgh to Dumfries cover the 63 miles long trip taking on average 2 h with our travel partners like Virgin Trains, ScotRail or TransPennine Express. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £23, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £12. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Dumfries.

Train providers: Virgin Trains, ScotRail and TransPennine Express trains Edinburgh to Dumfries

Virgin Trains, ScotRail and TransPennine Express trains will get you to Dumfries from Edinburgh from £15. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Avanti West Coast is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates high-speed trains between London and major cities in the UK, including Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow and Edinburgh. The company offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, First Class and Advance tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drinks. The most popular routes for Avanti West Coast are London to Birmingham, London to Manchester and London to Glasgow. The company operates a fleet of Pendolino and Super Voyager trains, which offer a smooth and comfortable journey.

Train information from Edinburgh to Dumfries with Virgin Trains:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 56 min
  • Cheapest Price: £15

FAQs: Edinburgh to Dumfries train

FAQs: Travel by train from Edinburgh to Dumfries 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 Edinburgh to Dumfries.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Dumfries can start from as little as £12 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Edinburgh to Dumfries is £23; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time between Edinburgh and Dumfries is on average 2 h   for the 63 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go from Edinburgh to Dumfries by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Edinburgh to Dumfries leaves at 05: 52. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Edinburgh to Dumfries leaves at 20: 45.
When taking a train from Edinburgh to Dumfries, you can count on Virgin Trains, ScotRail or TransPennine Express for the best way to get you to Dumfries. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Dumfries from Edinburgh and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 20: 45.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley, which is located around 0.4 miles (727 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Dumfries, located 0.4 miles (724 m) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Edinburgh to Dumfries by train is November.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to Dumfries from Edinburgh including taking a train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Edinburgh and Dumfries

Edinburgh
Dumfries
The major railway station for departures from Edinburgh is Edinburgh Waverley. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Edinburgh Waverley for your trip between Edinburgh and Dumfries.
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Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59 | Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59
Public transport options for Edinburgh Waverley
Bus lines: 22, 30, 33, X22, X25, X37
Train lines: Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, LNER, ScotRail, Transpennine Express
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Waterloo Place, pick up across from Apex Hotel and drop off outside the Apex Hotel.
Metro: No metro available.
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Public transport options for Edinburgh Gateway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the bus stops outside the station
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Public transport options for Edinburgh Park
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from Platform 2 bus stop, adjacent to Herminston Gate
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