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

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Recommended option

Bus  •  55 min

  1. Take the bus from Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) to Castle Douglas, Royal Bank (Church Street) 500 / ...

$5 - $10

2 alternative options

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

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

Stagecoach West operates a bus from Dumfries to Castle Douglas hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $6 and the journey takes 55 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, Royal Bank (Church Street)
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $6
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
$10
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
$10
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Dumfries and Castle Douglas is 25 km. The road distance is 29 km.

The cheapest way to get from Dumfries to Castle Douglas is to drive which costs £2 - £5 and takes 23 min.

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

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) and arriving at Castle Douglas, Royal Bank (Church Street). Services depart once a week, and operate Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 55 min.

The bus from Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) to Castle Douglas, Royal Bank (Church Street) takes 55 min including transfers and departs once a week.