There are 5 ways to get from Dumfries to Gretna Green by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  23 min

  1. Take the train from Dumfries to Gretna Green

$8 - $11

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Bus Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire  •  58 min

  1. Take the bus from Dumfries, Loreburn Street (Rae Street) to Gretna, Annan Road (Woodside Road) 79

$9

Bus Stagecoach West Scotland  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Dumfries, Academy Street (Catherine Street) to Lockerbie, Crown Inn (Arthurs Place) 81 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lockerbie, Crown Inn (Goods Station Road) to Gretna Green, Loaning (Stormont Terrace) 382

$13

Taxi  •  28 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dumfries to Gretna Green 24.3 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  28 min

  1. Drive from Dumfries to Gretna Green 24.3 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Dumfries to Gretna Green is to drive which costs £4 - £6 and takes 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dumfries to Gretna Green is to train which costs £6 - £8 and takes 23 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dumfries, Loreburn Street (Rae Street) and arriving at Gretna, Annan Road (Woodside Road). Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 58 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Dumfries and arriving at Gretna Green. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 23 min.

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The distance between Dumfries and Gretna Green is 22 miles. The road distance is 24.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Dumfries to Gretna Green without a car is to train which takes 23 min and costs £6 - £8.

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The train from Dumfries to Gretna Green takes 23 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Dumfries to Gretna Green bus services, operated by Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire, depart from Dumfries, Loreburn Street (Rae Street) station.

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Dumfries to Gretna Green train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Dumfries station.

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The best way to get from Dumfries to Gretna Green is to train which takes 23 min and costs £6 - £8. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £7 and takes 58 min.

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Map of how to get from Dumfries to Gretna Green.
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  • Distance: 22.2 miles
  • Duration: 23 min

What companies run services between Dumfries, Scotland and Gretna Green, Scotland?

ScotRail operates a train from Dumfries to Gretna Green hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $11 and the journey takes 23 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire operates a bus from Dumfries to Gretna Green once daily. Tickets cost $9 and the journey takes 58 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Dumfries to Gretna Green
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $11
Bus operators
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dumfries, Loreburn Street (Rae Street) to Gretna, Annan Road (Woodside Road)
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach West Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dumfries, Academy Street (Catherine Street) to Lockerbie, Crown Inn (Arthurs Place)
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Lockerbie, Crown Inn (Goods Station Road) to Gretna Green, Loaning (Stormont Terrace)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Houstons Minicoaches
Phone
+44 1576 203874
Email
info@houstoncoaches.co.uk
Website
houstonscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Dumfries, Academy Street (Catherine Street) to Lockerbie, Crown Inn (Arthurs Place)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
houstonscoaches.co.uk
McCalls Coaches
Phone
07525 834423
Email
enquiries@mccallscoaches.com
Website
mccallscoaches.com
Bus from Lockerbie, Crown Inn (Goods Station Road) to Gretna Green, Loaning (Stormont Terrace)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
mccallscoaches.com
Other operators
Taxi from Dumfries to Gretna Green
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95

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Dumfries to Gretna Green bus services, operated by Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire, arrive at Gretna, Annan Road (Woodside Road) station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Dumfries to Gretna Green is 24 miles. It takes approximately 28 min to drive from Dumfries to Gretna Green.

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