You can get from Edinburgh to Dumfries by train, bus or flight.
To get from Edinburgh to Dumfries on 10 Aug we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Available travel modes||Coach, flight, ferry or train|
|Ticket price range||£12 - £30|
|Cheapest mode||Train • £12 • 2 h 8 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • £12 • 2 h 8 min|
|Popular travel companies||Scotrail or Scotrail|
Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 63 miles between Edinburgh and Dumfries. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 8 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £12. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Scotrail or Scotrail among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Edinburgh to Dumfries.
There are 4 ways that you can travel to Dumfries from Edinburgh. You can take a coach, flight, ferry or train.
The cheapest way from Edinburgh to Dumfries is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around £12 compared to other travel options to Dumfries:
A train is £18 less than a coach for this journey with tickets for a coach from Edinburgh to Dumfries costing on average £30.
The fastest way from Edinburgh to Dumfries is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 8 min.
Other travel options to Dumfries from Edinburgh can usually take longer:
In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 4 h 24 min of travel time.
The distance from Edinburgh to Dumfries is approximately 63 miles.
The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to Dumfries is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Dumfries from Edinburgh as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling 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 companies for you:
Before travelling from Edinburgh to Dumfries, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Edinburgh to Dumfries tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.