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

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Train  •  2 h 48 min

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

$35 - $54

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Bus  •  3 h 17 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 / ...

$16 - $26

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Dumfries to Stirling 92 miles

$19 - $29

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The cheapest way to get from Dumfries to Stirling is to bus which costs £12 - £20 and takes 3 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dumfries to Stirling is to drive which costs £14 - £22 and takes 1 h 37 min.

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

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It takes approximately 2 h 48 min to get from Dumfries to Stirling, including transfers.

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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 17 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Dumfries to Stirling. However, there are services departing from Dumfries and arriving at Stirling via Glasgow Queen Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 48 min.

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

You can take a train from Dumfries to Stirling via Glasgow Central and Glasgow Queen Street in around 2 h 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dumfries to Stirling via Buchanan Bus Station in around 3 h 17 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 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Stirling
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $13
Bus operators
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dumfries, Academy Street (Catherine Street) to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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