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Duration 6h 40m
Distance 413 miles
Average price £230
Frequency 8/day

Trip overview

The average train between Dover and Dumfries takes 6h 40m and the fastest train takes 5h 44m. The train service runs several times per day from Dover 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. Dover Priory
  2. London Euston
  3. Carlisle
  4. Dumfries
6h 47m
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£153 - £462

Dover to Dumfries train times

Trains run every four hours between Dover and Dumfries. The earliest departure is at 13:49 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Dover is at 22:49 which arrives into Dumfries at 10:35. All services require a transfer, and take on average 6h 40m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Dover to Dumfries. However, there are services departing from Dover Priory and arriving at Dumfries via London Euston and Carlisle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 47m.

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The distance between Dover and Dumfries is 342 miles. The road distance is 413 miles.

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Dover to Dumfries train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Dover Priory station.

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

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There are 126+ hotels available in Dumfries. Prices start at £75 per night.

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