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

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  4 h 11 min

  1. 500 / ...

$32 - $43

Cheapest option

Bus via Castle Douglas, Swimming Pool (King Street)  •  4 h 21 min

  1. X74

$19 - $26

2 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 14 min

  1. X74
  2. 505

$24 - $26

Drive  •  1 h 51 min

  1. 93.3 miles

$20 - $29

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

You can take a bus from Glasgow to Kirkcudbright via Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) in around 4 h 14 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 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
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 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances)
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Houstons Minicoaches
Phone
+44 1576 203874
Email
info@houstoncoaches.co.uk
Website
houstonscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Dumfries, Railway Station (Station Hotel) to Castle Douglas, Carlingwark Street (Blackpark Road)
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
houstonscoaches.co.uk
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
$12
Schedules at
dumgal.gov.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Glasgow and Kirkcudbright is 115 km. The road distance is 149 km.

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Kirkcudbright is to bus which costs £14 - £20 and takes 4 h 21 min.

The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Kirkcudbright is to drive which takes 1 h 51 min and costs £15 - £22.

No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow to Kirkcudbright. However, there are services departing from Buchanan Bus Station and arriving at Kirkcudbright, Harbour Square (Beaconsfield Place) via Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 14 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 11 min to get from Glasgow to Kirkcudbright, including transfers.