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

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Bus  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) to Newton Stewart, Dashwood Square (Queen Street) X75

$20

3 alternative options

Bus, line 500 bus  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) to Twynholm, Village (Post Office) 500 / ...
  2. Take the line 500 bus from Twynholm, Village (Post Office) to Newton Stewart, Dashwood Square (Queen Street) 500 / ...

$22

Taxi  •  1 h

  1. Take a taxi from Dumfries to Wigtown 49.5 miles

$150 - $180

Drive  •  1 h

  1. Drive from Dumfries to Wigtown 49.5 miles

$10 - $16

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Dumfries to Wigtown. However, there are services departing from Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) and arriving at Wigtown, North Main St (South Main Street) via Newton Stewart, Dashwood Square (Queen Street). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 27 min.

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The distance between Dumfries and Wigtown is 36 miles. The road distance is 49.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Dumfries to Wigtown without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 27 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 27 min to get from Dumfries to Wigtown, including transfers.

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Dumfries to Wigtown bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) station.

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Dumfries to Wigtown bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Newton Stewart, Dashwood Square (Queen Street) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dumfries to Wigtown is 49 miles. It takes approximately 1 h to drive from Dumfries to Wigtown.

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There are 173+ hotels available in Wigtown. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 36 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 27 min

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

Stagecoach West Scotland operates a bus from Dumfries to Wigtown 4 times a day. Tickets cost $17 and the journey takes 1 h 40 min.

Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) to Newton Stewart, Dashwood Square (Queen Street)
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) to Twynholm, Village (Post Office)
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Twynholm, Village (Post Office) to Newton Stewart, Dashwood Square (Queen Street)
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Dumfries to Wigtown
Ave. Duration
1 h
Estimated price
$150 - $180

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