Duration 4h 40m
Distance 191.7 miles
Average price £110
Frequency 13/day

Trip overview

The average train between Dumfries and Sheffield takes 4h 40m and the fastest train takes 3h 52m. There is a train service every few hours from Dumfries to Sheffield. 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. Manchester Piccadilly
  4. Sheffield
4h 21m
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£56 - £209

Dumfries to Sheffield train times

Trains run hourly between Dumfries and Sheffield. The service departs Dumfries at 19:33 in the evening, which arrives into Sheffield at 23:36. All services require a transfer, and take on average 4h 40m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Dumfries to Sheffield. However, there are services departing from Dumfries and arriving at Sheffield via Carlisle and Manchester Piccadilly. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 21m.

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The distance between Dumfries and Sheffield is 146 miles. The road distance is 191.7 miles.

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

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Dumfries to Sheffield train services, operated by East Midlands Railways, arrive at Sheffield station.

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