There are 5 ways to get from Dundee to Dumfries by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train TransPennine Express  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Dundee to Haymarket
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Lockerbie

$49 - $141

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Dundee City Centre, Bus Station to West End, Queensferry Street (after Charlotte Lane at 43) G92 / ...
  2. Take the bus from West End, Lothian Road (St Johns Church) to Dumfries, Whitesands (Opp Rural Stances) 102 / ...

$19 - $37

3 alternative options

Train via Glasgow Central  •  4 h 12 min

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

$48 - $60

Train, bus  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Dundee to Edinburgh
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 7 to 10) to Dumfries, Whitesands (Opp Rural Stances) 102 / ...

$27 - $75

Drive  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Dundee to Dumfries 146.2 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Dundee to Dumfries is to bus which costs £14 - £29 and takes 5 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dundee to Dumfries is to drive which costs £24 - £35 and takes 2 h 29 min.

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The distance between Dundee and Dumfries is 100 miles. The road distance is 146.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 39 min to get from Dundee to Dumfries, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dundee station to Dumfries. However, there are services departing from Dundee City Centre, Bus Station and arriving at Dumfries, Whitesands (Opp Rural Stances) via West End, Lothian Road (St Johns Church). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Dundee to Dumfries. However, there are services departing from Dundee and arriving at Dumfries via Glasgow Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 12 min.

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

You can take a train from Dundee to Dumfries via Haymarket, Lockerbie, and Lockerbie, Crown Inn (Goods Station Road) in around 3 h 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dundee to Dumfries via West End, Queensferry Street (after Charlotte Lane at 43) and West End, Lothian Road (St Johns Church) in around 5 h 7 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Dundee to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $22
Train from Dundee to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $30
Train from Glasgow Central to Dumfries
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $30
Train from Dundee to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $22
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Dundee to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$28 - $45
Train from Dundee to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$29 - $45
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Dundee to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$16 - $24
1st Class
$29 - $45
Train from Dundee to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$16 - $25
1st Class
$30 - $45
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Lockerbie
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $20
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Virgin West Coast Trains
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Dundee City Centre, Bus Station to West End, Queensferry Street (after Charlotte Lane at 43)
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dundee City Centre, Bus Station to Edinburgh, George Street (The Dome) (St Andrew Church)
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from West End, Lothian Road (St Johns Church) to Dumfries, Whitesands (Opp Rural Stances)
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 7 to 10) to Dumfries, Whitesands (Opp Rural Stances)
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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