Duration 5h 49m
Distance 247.8 miles
Average price £160
Frequency 12/day

Trip overview

The average train between Dumfries and Leicester takes 5h 49m and the fastest train takes 4h 44m. There is a train service every few hours from Dumfries to Leicester. 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. Crewe
  4. Leicester
5h 34m
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£98 - £391

Dumfries to Leicester train times

Trains run every two hours between Dumfries and Leicester. The earliest departure is at 06:18 in the morning, and the last departure from Dumfries is at 23:59 which arrives into Leicester at 15:46. All services require a transfer, and take on average 5h 49m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Departing Saturday, May 30, 2020

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No, there is no direct train from Dumfries to Leicester. However, there are services departing from Dumfries and arriving at Leicester via Carlisle, Crewe and Nuneaton. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 34m.

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The distance between Dumfries and Leicester is 197 miles. The road distance is 247.8 miles.

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

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Dumfries to Leicester train services, operated by London Northwestern Railway, arrive at Nuneaton station.

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