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Train Information between Manchester and Dumfries

distanceDistance122 miles (197 km)
priceAverage train ticket price£42 (€47)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersAvanti West Coast

Trains from Manchester to Dumfries cover the 122 miles (197 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 32 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £42, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £42. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Dumfries.

Travel Tips

Trains from Manchester to Dumfries
Travel by train 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 Manchester to Dumfries.
How much do cheap trains from Manchester to Dumfries cost?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Manchester to Dumfries for the next 7 days starting from £42  one way.
What is the average price of train tickets between Manchester and Dumfries?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket between Manchester and Dumfries is £42  one way.
What is the distance between Manchester and Dumfries by train?
You should expect to travel around 122 miles (197 km)  to Dumfries from Manchester by train.
What is the average Manchester to Dumfries train duration?
On average the Manchester to Dumfries train time is 3 h 32 min  covering the 122 miles (197 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
When travelling by train from Manchester to Dumfries, which train station in Manchester do I depart from and which train station in Dumfries do I arrive in?

Omio customers book a train from Manchester Piccadilly   to Dumfries   most frequently for this route.

Where is the train station in Manchester? Where is the train station in Dumfries?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and travel around 0.4 miles (587 m) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Dumfries and need to travel approximately 0.3 miles (542 m) from the train station to the city centre in Dumfries.

What train companies go from Manchester to Dumfries?
For the best Manchester to Dumfries train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Avanti West Coast. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Manchester to Dumfries to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many trains per day are there between Manchester and Dumfries?
The average number of trains departing Manchester for Dumfries is 7 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
How early should I book Manchester to Dumfries train tickets to get the best deals?
If you buy a train ticket between Manchester and Dumfries within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £42 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Manchester and Dumfries are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

The major railway station for departures from Manchester is Manchester Piccadilly. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Manchester Piccadilly for your trip to Dumfries from Manchester.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
Public transport options for Manchester Piccadilly
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales