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Duration 6h 32m
Distance 310.7 miles
Average price £316
Frequency 7/day

Trip overview

The average train between Bristol and Dumfries takes 6h 32m and the fastest train takes 5h 8m. The train service runs several times per day from Bristol to Dumfries. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Birmingham New Street
  3. Carlisle
  4. Dumfries
6h 43m
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£126 - £421

Bristol to Dumfries train times

Trains run every four hours between Bristol and Dumfries. The earliest departure is at 06:34 in the morning, and the last departure from Bristol is at 22:00 which arrives into Dumfries at 10:35. All services require a transfer, and take on average 6h 32m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Bristol to Dumfries. However, there are services departing from Bristol Temple Meads and arriving at Dumfries via Birmingham New Street and Carlisle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 43m.

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The distance between Bristol and Dumfries is 255 miles. The road distance is 310.7 miles.

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Bristol to Dumfries train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Bristol Temple Meads station.

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Bristol to Dumfries train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Dumfries station.

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