Duration 7h 36m
Distance 382.4 miles
Average price £290
Frequency 11/day

Trip overview

The average train between Dumfries and Exeter takes 7h 36m and the fastest train takes 6h 18m. The train service runs several times per day from Dumfries to Exeter. 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. Birmingham New Street
  4. Exeter
7h 28m
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£153 - £491

Dumfries to Exeter train times

Trains run every two hours between Dumfries and Exeter. The earliest departure is at 11:02 in the morning, and the last departure from Dumfries is at 18:41 which arrives into Exeter at 09:09. All services require a transfer, and take on average 7h 36m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Dumfries to Exeter. However, there are services departing from Dumfries and arriving at Exeter St Davids via Carlisle and Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 28m.

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The distance between Dumfries and Exeter is 302 miles. The road distance is 382.4 miles.

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

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Dumfries to Exeter train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Exeter St Davids station.

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