Duration 3h 5m
Distance 56.3 miles
Average price £65
Frequency 11/day

Trip overview

The average train between Dumfries and New Lanark takes 3h 5m and the fastest train takes 2h 31m. The train service runs several times per day from Dumfries to New 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. New Lanark
3h 33m
Bookable on Rome2rio
£39 - £151

Dumfries to New Lanark train times

Trains run every two hours between Dumfries and New Lanark. The earliest departure is at 13:01 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Dumfries is at 19:02 which arrives into New Lanark at 22:10. All services require a transfer, and take on average 3h 5m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Dumfries to New Lanark. However, there are services departing from Dumfries and arriving at Lanark via Carlisle and Motherwell. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 33m.

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The distance between Dumfries and New Lanark is 42 miles. The road distance is 56.3 miles.

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

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Dumfries to New Lanark train services, operated by TransPennine Express, arrive at Motherwell station.

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