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There are 3 ways to get from Dumfries to Leadhills by train, taxi or car

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Train, taxi

  1. Take the train from Dumfries to Sanquhar
  2. Take a taxi from Sanquhar to Leadhills

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  1. Take a taxi from Dumfries to Leadhills


  1. Drive from Dumfries to Leadhills
Dumfries → Leadhills
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The cheapest way to get from Dumfries to Leadhills is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 40 min.

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The fastest way to get from Dumfries to Leadhills is to train and taxi. Taking this option will cost £30 - £50 and takes 38 min.

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The distance between Dumfries and Leadhills is 25 miles. The road distance is 32.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Dumfries to Leadhills without a car is to train and taxi which takes 38 min and costs £30 - £50.

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It takes approximately 38 min to get from Dumfries to Leadhills, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dumfries to Leadhills is 33 miles. It takes approximately 40 min to drive from Dumfries to Leadhills.

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There are 39+ hotels available in Leadhills. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Dumfries to Leadhills.
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  • Distance: 24.9 miles
  • Duration: 38 min

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

There is no direct connection from Dumfries to Leadhills. However, you can take the train to Sanquhar then take the taxi to Leadhills. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Leadhills.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
+44 344 811 0141
Train from Dumfries to Sanquhar
Ave. Duration
25 min
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£6 - £17
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £9
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£13 - £17
Other operators
Taxi from Sanquhar to Leadhills
Ave. Duration
13 min
Estimated price
£25 - £30
Afton Taxis
+44 1290 332 630
A1 Lux (Cumnock)
+44 1290 430 098

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