There are 3 ways to get from Castle Douglas to Dumfries by bus, taxi or car

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Bus  •  33 min

  1. Take the bus from Castle Douglas, Swimming Pool (King Street) to Dumfries, Buccleuch Street (Sherriff Court) 500 / ...

$7

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Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Castle Douglas to Dumfries 18.1 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from Castle Douglas to Dumfries 18.1 miles

$3 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Castle Douglas to Dumfries is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Castle Douglas to Dumfries is to taxi which costs £40 - £55 and takes 23 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Castle Douglas, Swimming Pool (King Street) and arriving at Dumfries, Buccleuch Street (Sherriff Court). Services depart hourly, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 33 min.

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The distance between Castle Douglas and Dumfries is 15 miles. The road distance is 18.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Castle Douglas to Dumfries without a car is to bus which takes 33 min and costs £6.

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The bus from Castle Douglas, Swimming Pool (King Street) to Dumfries, Buccleuch Street (Sherriff Court) takes 33 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Castle Douglas to Dumfries bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Castle Douglas, Swimming Pool (King Street) station.

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Castle Douglas to Dumfries bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Dumfries, Buccleuch Street (Sherriff Court) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Castle Douglas to Dumfries is 18 miles. It takes approximately 23 min to drive from Castle Douglas to Dumfries.

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There are 220+ hotels available in Dumfries. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 15.4 miles
  • Duration: 33 min

What companies run services between Castle Douglas, Scotland and Dumfries, Scotland?

Stagecoach West Scotland operates a bus from Castle Douglas to Dumfries hourly. Tickets cost $7 and the journey takes 33 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Castle Douglas, Swimming Pool (King Street) to Dumfries, Buccleuch Street (Sherriff Court)
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Houstons Minicoaches
Phone
+44 1576 203874
Email
info@houstoncoaches.co.uk
Website
houstonscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Castle Douglas, Dunmuir Road (High School) to Dumfries, Academy Street (Catherine Street)
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
houstonscoaches.co.uk
DGC Buses
Phone
contact@dumgal.gov.uk
Email
030 33 33 3000
Website
dumgal.gov.uk
Bus from Castle Douglas, Swimming Pool (King Street) to Dumfries, Buccleuch Street (Sherriff Court)
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
dumgal.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Castle Douglas to Dumfries
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70

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