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There are 4 ways to get from Edinburgh to Southerness by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, bus, line 372 bus

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Lockerbie
  2. Take the bus from Lockerbie, Bridge Street to Dumfries, Whitesands
  3. Take the line 372 bus from Dumfries, Whitesands to Southerness, Holiday Village

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Dumfries, Whitesands

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Train, line 372 bus

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Dumfries
  3. Take the line 372 bus from Dumfries, DG One A to Southerness, Holiday Village

Drive

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Southerness

Edinburgh to Southerness by train and bus

The journey time between Edinburgh and Southerness is around 4h 50m and covers a distance of around 107 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 43m. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 6m. Operated by TransPennine Express Service, Stagecoach West Scotland and Houstons Minicoaches, the Edinburgh to Southerness service departs from Edinburgh and arrives in Southerness, Holiday Village. Typically 43 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2h 6m
Layover time:
2h 43m
Total time:
4h 50m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3h 6m
Journey distance:
107 miles
Services per week:
43
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
12 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:12
Last service departs at:
20:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Edinburgh to Southerness train and bus schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Southerness is to bus which costs £8 - £12 and takes 4h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Southerness is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1h 59m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Southerness. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Princes Street and arriving at Southerness, Holiday Village via Dumfries, Whitesands. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 29m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Southerness is 77 miles. The road distance is 89.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Southerness without a car is to train and bus and line 372 bus which takes 3h 34m and costs .

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It takes approximately 3h 34m to get from Edinburgh to Southerness, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Southerness bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Edinburgh, Princes Street station.

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Edinburgh to Southerness bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Dumfries, Whitesands station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Southerness is 89 miles. It takes approximately 1h 59m to drive from Edinburgh to Southerness.

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There are 91+ hotels available in Southerness. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Southerness.
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  • Distance: 76.5 miles
  • Duration: 3h 34m

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Southerness, Scotland?

Stagecoach West Scotland operates a bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Dumfries, Whitesands 4 times a day. Tickets cost £8 - £12 and the journey takes 2h 51m.

Train operators
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Lockerbie
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£26 - £40
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£12 - £18
Off-Peak Day Single
£19 - £30
Anytime Day Single
£26 - £40
Train from Edinburgh to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £50
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£14 - £21
Off-Peak Day Single
£25 - £40
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £50
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£13 - £130
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£13 - £19
Anytime Day Single
£55 - £80
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£90 - £130
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Dumfries
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£7 - £21
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£16 - £21
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Lockerbie, Bridge Street to Dumfries, Whitesands
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Dumfries, Whitesands
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Houstons Minicoaches
Phone
+44 1576 203874
Email
info@houstoncoaches.co.uk
Website
houstonscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Lockerbie, Bridge Street to Dumfries, Whitesands
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Houstons MinicoachesHoustons Minicoaches
Bus from Dumfries, Whitesands to Southerness, Holiday Village
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Houstons MinicoachesHoustons Minicoaches
Bus from Dumfries, DG One A to Southerness, Holiday Village
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Houstons MinicoachesHoustons Minicoaches

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