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

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Train, line 502 bus  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Dumfries
  2. Take the line 502 bus from Dumfries, Railway Station (Station Hotel) to Castle Douglas, Carlingwark Street (Blackpark Road) 502 / ...

$31 - $39

Cheapest option

Bus via Castle Douglas, Swimming Pool (King Street)  •  4 h 8 min

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

$19 - $25

2 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) X74
  2. Take the bus from Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) to Kirkcudbright, Harbour Square (Beaconsfield Place) 505

$23 - $24

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 bus which costs £14 - £20 and takes 4 h 8 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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The distance between Glasgow and Kirkcudbright is 72 miles. The road distance is 93.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 47 min to get from Glasgow to Kirkcudbright, including transfers.

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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 (Millflats) via Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) and Castle Douglas, Swimming Pool (King Street). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 8 min.

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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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  • Distance: 71.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 47 min

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

Stagecoach West operates a bus from Glasgow to Kirkcudbright every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $11 - $13 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
$23 - $29
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $29
Bus operators
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dumfries, Railway Station (Station Hotel) to Castle Douglas, Carlingwark Street (Blackpark Road)
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances)
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
DGC Buses
Phone
contact@dumgal.gov.uk
Email
030 33 33 3000
Website
dumgal.gov.uk
Bus from Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) to Kirkcudbright, Harbour Square (Beaconsfield Place)
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
dumgal.gov.uk

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