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

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Train  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Dumfries to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Stirling

$35 - $55

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Bus  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Dumfries, Academy Street (Catherine Street) to Buchanan Bus Station X74
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Stirling, Bus Station M8 / ...

$29 - $36

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Dumfries, Academy Street (Catherine Street) to Buchanan Bus Station X74
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Stirling

$34 - $38

Drive  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Dumfries to Stirling 92 miles

$19 - $29

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Dumfries to Stirling station. However, there are services departing from Dumfries, Academy Street (Catherine Street) and arriving at Stirling, Bus Station via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 3 min.

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The distance between Dumfries and Stirling is 74 miles. The road distance is 92 miles.

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The best way to get from Dumfries to Stirling without a car is to train which takes 2 h 40 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 40 min to get from Dumfries to Stirling, including transfers.

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Dumfries to Stirling bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Dumfries, Academy Street (Catherine Street) station.

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The best way to get from Dumfries to Stirling is to train which takes 2 h 40 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 3 min.

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Dumfries to Stirling bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Stirling, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dumfries to Stirling is 92 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 37 min to drive from Dumfries to Stirling.

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There are 305+ hotels available in Stirling. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Dumfries to Stirling.
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  • Distance: 74 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 40 min

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

You can take a train from Dumfries to Stirling via Glasgow Central, Glasgow, Renfield Street, Glasgow, Dundas Street (Queen St Station), and Glasgow Queen Street in around 2 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dumfries to Stirling via Buchanan Bus Station in around 3 h 3 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Dumfries to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $30
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Stirling
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $13
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dumfries, Academy Street (Catherine Street) to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Scottish Citylink

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