There are 3 ways to get from Glasgow to Caerlaverock Castle 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.

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Dumfries
  2. Take the bus from Dumfries, Great King St (Post Office) to Caerlaverock, Castle Rd End (Nature Reserve) 6A

$29 - $38

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) X74

$16 - $21

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Caerlaverock Castle 89.3 miles

$19 - $28

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Caerlaverock Castle, Scotland?

Stagecoach West operates a bus from Glasgow to Caerlaverock Castle hourly. Tickets cost $13 - $15 and the journey takes 2 h 9 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Dumfries
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $35
Bus operators
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dumfries, Great King St (Post Office) to Caerlaverock, Castle Rd End (Nature Reserve)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances)
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $15
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
DGC Buses
Phone
contact@dumgal.gov.uk
Email
030 33 33 3000
Website
dumgal.gov.uk
Bus from Dumfries, Great King St (Post Office) to Caerlaverock, Castle Rd End (Nature Reserve)
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
dumgal.gov.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Glasgow to Caerlaverock Castle?

The distance between Glasgow and Caerlaverock Castle is 109 km. The road distance is 143 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Caerlaverock Castle?

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Caerlaverock Castle is to bus which costs £11 - £15 and takes 3 h 52 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Glasgow to Caerlaverock Castle?

The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Caerlaverock Castle is to drive which takes 1 h 32 min and costs £13 - £20.

Is there a direct bus between Glasgow and Caerlaverock Castle?

No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow to Caerlaverock Castle. However, there are services departing from Buchanan Bus Station and arriving at Caerlaverock, Castle Rd End (Nature Reserve) via Dumfries, Loreburne Centre 2 (Shopping Centre). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 52 min.

How long does it take to get from Glasgow to Caerlaverock Castle?

It takes approximately 3 h 32 min to get from Glasgow to Caerlaverock Castle, including transfers.