Duration 3h 57m
Distance 98.3 miles
Average price £88
Frequency 12/day

Trip overview

The average train between Dumfries and Dunbar takes 3h 57m and the fastest train takes 2h 47m. There is a train service every few hours from Dumfries to Dunbar. 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. Dumfries
  2. Carlisle
  3. Edinburgh
  4. Dunbar
3h 46m
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£41 - £271

Dumfries to Dunbar train times

Trains run every two hours between Dumfries and Dunbar. The earliest departure is at 04:58 in the morning, and the last departure from Dumfries is at 21:00 which arrives into Dunbar at 05:46. All services require a transfer, and take on average 3h 57m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Dumfries to Dunbar. However, there are services departing from Dumfries and arriving at Dunbar via Carlisle and Edinburgh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 46m.

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The distance between Dumfries and Dunbar is 78 miles. The road distance is 98.3 miles.

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Dumfries to Dunbar train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Dumfries station.

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Dumfries to Dunbar train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Dunbar station.

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