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Duration 3h 32m
Distance 55.3 miles
Average price £70
Frequency 8/day

Trip overview

The average train between Dumfries and Lanark takes 3h 32m and the fastest train takes 2h 35m. The train service runs several times per day from Dumfries to Lanark. 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. Lanark
3h 39m
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£42 - £151

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No, there is no direct train from Dumfries to Lanark. However, there are services departing from Dumfries and arriving at Lanark via Carlisle and Motherwell. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 39m.

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The distance between Dumfries and Lanark is 42 miles. The road distance is 55.3 miles.

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

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Dumfries to Lanark train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at Motherwell station.

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