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There are 5 ways to get from Ardrossan to Dumfries by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  3h 20m

  1. Take the train from Ardrossan South Beach to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Dumfries

$32 - $41

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Bus  •  4h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Ardrossan, Crathie Drive to Buchanan Bus Station X36 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dumfries, Academy Street X74

$20 - $28

3 alternative options

Line 11 bus, train  •  3h 21m

  1. Take the line 11 bus from Ardrossan, Park Road to Kilmarnock, Dunlop Street 11
  2. Take the train from Kilmarnock to Dumfries

$22 - $28

Drive  •  1h 33m

  1. Drive from Ardrossan to Dumfries 73.8 miles

$15 - $23

Uber  •  1h 33m

  1. Take an Uber from Ardrossan to Dumfries 73.8 miles

$100 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Ardrossan to Dumfries is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Ardrossan to Dumfries is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1h 33m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ardrossan to Dumfries. However, there are services departing from Ardrossan, Crathie Drive and arriving at Dumfries, Academy Street via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 31m.

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No, there is no direct train from Ardrossan to Dumfries. However, there are services departing from Ardrossan South Beach and arriving at Dumfries via Glasgow Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 20m.

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The distance between Ardrossan and Dumfries is 62 miles. The road distance is 73.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Ardrossan to Dumfries without a car is to train which takes 3h 20m and costs £24 - £35.

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It takes approximately 3h 20m to get from Ardrossan to Dumfries, including transfers.

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Ardrossan to Dumfries bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Ardrossan, Crathie Drive station.

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Ardrossan to Dumfries train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Ardrossan South Beach station.

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The best way to get from Ardrossan to Dumfries is to train which takes 3h 20m and costs £24 - £35. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £15 - £22 and takes 4h 31m.

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Map of how to get from Ardrossan to Dumfries.
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  • Distance: 62.1 miles
  • Duration: 3h 20m

What companies run services between Ardrossan, Scotland and Dumfries, Scotland?

You can take a train from Ardrossan to Dumfries via Glasgow Central in around 3h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ardrossan to Dumfries via Buchanan Bus Station in around 4h 31m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Ardrossan South Beach to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $13
Train from Glasgow Central to Dumfries
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $28
Train from Kilmarnock to Dumfries
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $22
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ardrossan, Park Road to Kilmarnock, Dunlop Street
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Ardrossan, Crathie Drive to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dumfries, Academy Street
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Other operators
Uber Glasgow
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Ardrossan to Dumfries
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$100 - $150
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uber.com
Assist
$100 - $150
UberX
$100 - $150
UberXL
$160 - $220
Exec
$190 - $270

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Ardrossan to Dumfries bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Dumfries, Academy Street station.

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Ardrossan to Dumfries train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Dumfries station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ardrossan to Dumfries is 74 miles. It takes approximately 1h 33m to drive from Ardrossan to Dumfries.

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