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There are 4 ways to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Dalbeattie by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train, line 505 bus  •  4h 2m

  1. Take the train from Kilmarnock to Dumfries
  2. Take the line 505 bus from Dumfries, Railway Station to Dalbeattie, Maxwell Arms 505

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Prestwick Airport to Glasgow, Waterloo Lane X77
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dumfries, Whitesands X74

£17 - £25

2 alternative options

Line 52 bus, bus  •  4h 27m

  1. Take the line 52 bus from Ayr, Bus Station to Dalmellington, Croft Street 52 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dalmellington, Croft Street to Castle Douglas, Swimming Pool 520

Drive  •  1h 16m

  1. Drive from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Dalbeattie 61.6 miles

£9 - £14

Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Dalbeattie by bus and train

The journey time between Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) and Dalbeattie is around 3h 33m and covers a distance of around 83 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 33m. Operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, First ScotRail Service and DGC Buses, the Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Dalbeattie service departs from Prestwick Airport and arrives in Dalbeattie, Maxwell Arms. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
3h 33m
Fastest journey time:
3h 33m
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
9 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
10:02
Last service departs at:
10:02

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Dalbeattie bus and train schedules

Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) → Dalbeattie
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The cost-effective way to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Dalbeattie is to drive, which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Dalbeattie is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1h 16m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Dalbeattie. However, there are services departing from Prestwick Airport Stop 2 and arriving at Dalbeattie, Maxwell Arms via Ayr, Bus Station, Dalmellington, Croft Street and Castle Douglas, Swimming Pool. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 27m.

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The distance between Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) and Dalbeattie is 51 miles. The road distance is 61.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Dalbeattie without a car is to train and line 505 bus which takes 4h 2m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 2m to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Dalbeattie, including transfers.

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Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Dalbeattie bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Ayr, Bus Station.

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Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Dalbeattie bus services, operated by McCalls Coaches, arrive at Castle Douglas, Swimming Pool station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Dalbeattie is 62 miles. It takes approximately 1h 16m to drive from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Dalbeattie.

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  • Distance: 51 miles
  • Duration: 4h 2m

What companies run services between Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK), Scotland and Dalbeattie, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Dalbeattie via Ayr, Bus Station, Dalmellington, Croft Street, and Castle Douglas, Swimming Pool in around 4h 27m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Kilmarnock to Dumfries
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£12 - £40
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£12 - £18
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£29 - £40
Bus operators
DGC Buses
Phone
contact@dumgal.gov.uk
Email
030 33 33 3000
Website
dumgal.gov.uk
Bus from Dumfries, Railway Station to Dalbeattie, Maxwell Arms
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
DGC Buses
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ayr, Bus Station to Dalmellington, Croft Street
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Prestwick Airport to Glasgow, Waterloo Lane
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dumfries, Whitesands
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
McCalls Coaches
Phone
07525 834423
Email
enquiries@mccallscoaches.com
Website
mccallscoaches.com
Bus from Dalmellington, Croft Street to Castle Douglas, Swimming Pool
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
McCalls Coaches

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