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

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Bus  •  34 min

  1. Take the bus from Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) to Castle Douglas, Swimming Pool (King Street) 502 / ...

$4 - $9

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Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dumfries to Castle Douglas 17.9 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from Dumfries to Castle Douglas 17.9 miles

$3 - $6

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

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

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The distance between Dumfries and Castle Douglas is 15 miles. The road distance is 17.9 miles.

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The bus from Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) to Castle Douglas, Swimming Pool (King Street) takes 34 min including transfers and departs once a week.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) and arriving at Castle Douglas, Swimming Pool (King Street). Services depart once a week, and operate Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 34 min.

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Dumfries to Castle Douglas bus services, operated by Stagecoach West, arrive at Castle Douglas, Scotland station.

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Map of how to get from Dumfries to Castle Douglas.
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  • Distance: 15.4 miles
  • Duration: 34 min

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

Stagecoach West operates a bus from Dumfries to Castle Douglas hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $5 and the journey takes 34 min. Three other operators also service this route.

Bus operators
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) to Castle Douglas, Swimming Pool (King Street)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Houstons Minicoaches
Phone
+44 1576 203874
Email
info@houstoncoaches.co.uk
Website
houstonscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) to Castle Douglas, Dunmuir Road (High School)
Ave. Duration
47 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 Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) to Castle Douglas, Swimming Pool (King Street)
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
dumgal.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Dumfries to Castle Douglas
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70

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