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There are 4 ways to get from Dumfries to Lanarkshire by train, taxi, bus or car

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Train, taxi  •  1h 2m

  1. Take the train from Dumfries to Kirkconnel
  2. Take a taxi from Kirkconnel to Lanarkshire

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Bus  •  1h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Dumfries, Academy Street to Lesmahagow, Nethan Vale Terrace X74

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Taxi  •  59 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dumfries to Lanarkshire 48.2 miles

Drive  •  59 min

  1. Drive from Dumfries to Lanarkshire 48.2 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Dumfries to Lanarkshire is to bus which costs £6 - £9 and takes 1h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Dumfries to Lanarkshire is to taxi which costs £100 - £120 and takes 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dumfries to Lanarkshire. However, there are services departing from Dumfries, Academy Street and arriving at Coalburn, Glaikhead via Lesmahagow, Nethan Vale Terrace. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 59m.

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The distance between Dumfries and Lanarkshire is 36 miles. The road distance is 48.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Dumfries to Lanarkshire without a car is to train and taxi which takes 1h 2m and costs £50 - £80.

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It takes approximately 1h 2m to get from Dumfries to Lanarkshire, including transfers.

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Dumfries to Lanarkshire bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Dumfries, Academy Street station.

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Dumfries to Lanarkshire bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Lesmahagow, Nethan Vale Terrace station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dumfries to Lanarkshire is 48 miles. It takes approximately 59 min to drive from Dumfries to Lanarkshire.

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  • Distance: 36.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 2m

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

Stagecoach West Scotland operates a bus from Dumfries, Academy Street to Lesmahagow, Nethan Vale Terrace every 3 hours. Tickets cost £6 - £9 and the journey takes 1h 23m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Dumfries to Kirkconnel
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£6 - £19
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £10
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£14 - £19
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dumfries, Academy Street to Lesmahagow, Nethan Vale Terrace
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Other operators
Taxi from Kirkconnel to Lanarkshire
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
£45 - £60
Afton Taxis
Phone
+44 1290 332 630
A1 Lux (Cumnock)
Phone
+44 1290 430 098
Website
a1lux.co.uk
Taxi Ayr
Phone
+44 7860 545 890
Website
taxiayr.co.uk
Keys Taxis
Phone
+44 1290 551 988

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