Duration 4h 13m
Distance 144 miles
Average price £78
Frequency 15/day

Trip overview

The average train between Dumfries and Halifax takes 4h 13m and the fastest train takes 3h 16m. There is a train service every few hours from Dumfries to Halifax. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train via Carlisle

  1. Dumfries
  2. Carlisle
  3. Preston
  4. Halifax
3h 46m
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£53 - £170

Dumfries to Halifax train times

Trains run hourly between Dumfries and Halifax. The earliest departure is at 04:58 in the morning, and the last departure from Dumfries is at 21:00 which arrives into Halifax at 06:52. All services require a transfer, and take on average 4h 13m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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

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The distance between Dumfries and Halifax is 118 miles. The road distance is 144 miles.

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

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Dumfries to Halifax train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Halifax station.

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