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There are 4 ways to get from Glasgow to Kirkcudbright by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dumfries, Whitesands X74
  2. Take the bus from Dumfries, Whitesands to Kirkcudbright, Victoria Park 555

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Train, bus  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Dumfries
  2. Take the bus from Dumfries, Railway Station to Castle Douglas, Carlingwark Street 500 / ...

Bus via Castle Douglas, Carlingwark Street  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dumfries, Whitesands X74
  2. Take the bus from Dumfries, Whitesands to Castle Douglas, Carlingwark Street 501 / ...

Drive  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Kirkcudbright 93.3 miles

$20 - $29

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Kirkcudbright is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Kirkcudbright is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow station to Kirkcudbright. However, there are services departing from Buchanan Bus Station and arriving at Kirkcudbright, Victoria Park via Dumfries, Whitesands. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 6 min.

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The distance between Glasgow and Kirkcudbright is 72 miles. The road distance is 93.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Kirkcudbright without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 6 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 6 min to get from Glasgow to Kirkcudbright, including transfers.

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Glasgow to Kirkcudbright bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Buchanan Bus Station.

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Glasgow to Kirkcudbright bus services, operated by DGC Buses, arrive at Kirkcudbright, Victoria Park station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Kirkcudbright is 93 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 51 min to drive from Glasgow to Kirkcudbright.

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There are 183+ hotels available in Kirkcudbright. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Kirkcudbright.
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  • Distance: 71.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 6 min

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Kirkcudbright, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Glasgow to Kirkcudbright via Dumfries, Whitesands in around 4 h 6 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
$24 - $30
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $30
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dumfries, Whitesands
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dumfries, Railway Station to Castle Douglas, Carlingwark Street
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dumfries, Whitesands to Castle Douglas, Carlingwark Street
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
stagecoachbus.com
DGC Buses
Phone
contact@dumgal.gov.uk
Email
030 33 33 3000
Website
dumgal.gov.uk
Bus from Dumfries, Whitesands to Kirkcudbright, Victoria Park
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
dumgal.gov.uk
Bus from Dumfries, Whitesands to Castle Douglas, Carlingwark Street
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
dumgal.gov.uk
Houstons Minicoaches
Phone
+44 1576 203874
Email
info@houstoncoaches.co.uk
Website
houstonscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Dumfries, Railway Station to Castle Douglas, Carlingwark Street
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
houstonscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Dumfries, Whitesands to Castle Douglas, Carlingwark Street
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
houstonscoaches.co.uk

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