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There are 5 ways to get from Dumfries to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) by bus, train, tram, car or towncar

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Recommended

Bus, train, tram

  1. Take the bus from Dumfries, Academy Street to Lockerbie, Bridge Street
  2. Take the train from Lockerbie to Haymarket
  3. Take the tram from Haymarket to Edinburgh Airport

Cheapest

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Dumfries, Buccleuch Street to Edinburgh, Bus Station

Bus via Glasgow

  1. Take the bus from Dumfries, Buccleuch Street to Buchanan Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport

Drive

  1. Drive from Dumfries to Edinburgh Airport (EDI)

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from Dumfries to Edinburgh Airport

Dumfries to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) by bus, train and tram

The journey time between Dumfries and Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is around 2h 36m and covers a distance of around 93 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 44 min. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 22m. Operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, Houstons Minicoaches, TransPennine Express Service and others, the Dumfries to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) service departs from Dumfries, Academy Street and arrives in Edinburgh Airport. Typically 42 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
1h 51m
Layover time:
44 min
Total time:
2h 36m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2h 22m
Journey distance:
93 miles
Services per week:
42
Cheapest price:
£30
Carbon emissions:
9 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:41
Last service departs at:
18:57

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Dumfries to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) bus, train and tram schedules

Dumfries → Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is 111.

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The social distance requirement in Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is 1 metre.

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The cheapest way to get from Dumfries to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Dumfries to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1h 33m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dumfries to Edinburgh Airport (EDI). However, there are services departing from Dumfries, Buccleuch Street and arriving at Edinburgh Airport, Airport via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 35m.

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The distance between Dumfries and Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is 62 miles. The road distance is 79.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Dumfries to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) without a car is to bus and train and tram which takes 2h 56m and costs £29 - £50.

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It takes approximately 2h 56m to get from Dumfries to Edinburgh Airport (EDI), including transfers.

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Dumfries to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Dumfries, Buccleuch Street station.

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Dumfries to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Edinburgh Airport, Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dumfries to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is 79 miles. It takes approximately 1h 33m to drive from Dumfries to Edinburgh Airport (EDI).

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There are 1553+ hotels available in Edinburgh Airport (EDI). Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Dumfries to Edinburgh Airport (EDI).
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  • Distance: 61.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 56m

What companies run services between Dumfries, Scotland and Edinburgh Airport (EDI), Scotland?

You can take a bus from Dumfries to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) via Buchanan Bus Station in around 3h 35m.

Train operators
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Lockerbie to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£26 - £40
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£12 - £18
Off-Peak Day Single
£19 - £29
Anytime Day Single
£26 - £40
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dumfries, Academy Street to Lockerbie, Bridge Street
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Dumfries, Buccleuch Street to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Dumfries, Buccleuch Street to Edinburgh, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Houstons Minicoaches
Phone
+44 1576 203874
Email
info@houstoncoaches.co.uk
Website
houstonscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Dumfries, Academy Street to Lockerbie, Bridge Street
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Houstons MinicoachesHoustons Minicoaches
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
Scottish Citylink
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Dumfries to Edinburgh Airport
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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