There are 3 ways to get from Dumfries to Irvine by train, bus or car

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Train, line 11 bus  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Dumfries to Kilmarnock
  2. Take the line 11 bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) to Irvine, Golffields Road 11

$20 - $32

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Dumfries, Scotland to Kilmarnock National Express

$17 - $22

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Dumfries to Irvine 65.6 miles

$14 - $21

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The cheapest way to get from Dumfries to Irvine is to drive which costs £11 - £16 and takes 1 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dumfries to Irvine is to drive which costs £11 - £16 and takes 1 h 24 min.

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The distance between Dumfries and Irvine is 56 miles. The road distance is 65.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 37 min to get from Dumfries to Irvine, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dumfries to Irvine. However, there are services departing from Dumfries, Scotland and arriving at Irvine, Golffields Road via Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 17 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dumfries to Irvine is 66 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 24 min to drive from Dumfries to Irvine.

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  • Distance: 56.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 37 min

What companies run services between Dumfries, Scotland and Irvine, Scotland?

National Express operates a bus from Dumfries to Irvine once a week. Tickets cost $14 - $18 and the journey takes 3 h 45 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Dumfries to Kilmarnock
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $22
Bus operators
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) to Irvine, Golffields Road
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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