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There are 11 ways to get from London Paddington Station to Dumfries by train, bus, night train, car, plane or subway

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Train  •  5h 33m

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Dumfries

£119 - £403

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Bus  •  9h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Carlisle National Express

£15 - £47

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Night train, train  •  8h 14m

  1. Take the night train from London Euston to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Dumfries

£52 - £70

Drive  •  5h 38m

  1. Drive from London Paddington Station to Dumfries 339.5 miles

£50 - £75

Fly London Heathrow to Glasgow, train  •  6h 15m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Glasgow (GLA) LHR - GLA
  2. Take the train from Barrhead to Dumfries

£64 - £298

Fly London City to Glasgow, train  •  6h 39m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Glasgow (GLA) LCY - GLA
  2. Take the train from Barrhead to Dumfries

£78 - £344

Fly London Heathrow to Edinburgh, train  •  6h 19m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Edinburgh (EDI) LHR - EDI
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Lockerbie

£73 - £262

Subway to London City, fly to Edinburgh, train, line 81 bus  •  6h 43m

  1. Take the subway from Lancaster Gate station to Bank station
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Edinburgh (EDI) LCY - EDI
  3. Take the train from Haymarket to Lockerbie
  4. Take the line 81 bus from Lockerbie, Bridge Street to Dumfries, Academy Street

£87 - £318

Train to London Luton, fly to Edinburgh, train  •  7h 6m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Edinburgh (EDI) LTN - EDI
  3. Take the train from Haymarket to Lockerbie

£74 - £263

Fly London Heathrow to Newcastle, train  •  7h 15m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newcastle (NCL) LHR - NCL
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle
  3. Take the train from Carlisle to Dumfries

£85 - £377

Fly London Heathrow to Manchester, train  •  6h 52m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Carlisle
  3. Take the train from Carlisle to Dumfries

£96 - £288

London Paddington Station to Dumfries by subway and train

The journey time between London Paddington Station and Dumfries is around 5h 14m and covers a distance of around 334 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 35m. Operated by London Underground (Tube), Avanti West Coast and First ScotRail Service, the London Paddington Station to Dumfries service departs from Paddington and arrives in Dumfries. Typically 67 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
5h 14m
Fastest journey time:
4h 35m
Services per week:
67
Cheapest price:
£119
Carbon emissions:
28 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:05
Last service departs at:
18:54

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London Paddington Station to Dumfries subway and train schedules

Departing Wednesday, June 16, 2021

London Paddington Station → Dumfries
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Dumfries is 111.

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The cheapest way to get from London Paddington Station to Dumfries is to bus which costs £15 - £50 and takes 9h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from London Paddington Station to Dumfries is to train which costs £110 - £410 and takes 5h 33m.

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No, there is no direct train from London Paddington Station to Dumfries. However, there are services departing from Paddington and arriving at Dumfries via London Euston and Carlisle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 33m.

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It is 285 miles from London Paddington Station to Dumfries. It is approximately 339.5 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Dumfries without a car is to train which takes 5h 33m and costs £110 - £410.

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It takes approximately 5h 33m to get from London Paddington Station to Dumfries, including transfers.

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London Paddington Station to Dumfries train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from London Euston station.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Dumfries is to train which takes 5h 33m and costs £110 - £410. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £15 - £50 and takes 9h 45m.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Glasgow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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London Paddington Station to Dumfries train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Dumfries station.

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Map of how to get from London Paddington Station to Dumfries.
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  • Distance: 285 miles
  • Duration: 5h 33m

What companies run services between London Paddington Station, England and Dumfries, Scotland?

You can take a train from London Paddington Station to Dumfries via Euston Square station, London Euston, and Carlisle in around 5h 33m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Carlisle once daily. Tickets cost £11 - £15 and the journey takes 5h 55m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £300
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£90 - £410
Flights from London City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £380
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £260
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £550
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £370
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £290
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle via Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£65 - £290
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £240
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£90 - £410
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £550
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£45 - £260
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£27 - £160
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£27 - £160
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
£130 - £410
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£100 - £370
Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Dumfries
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£7 - £21
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£16 - £21
Train from Barrhead to Dumfries
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£16 - £50
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£16 - £23
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£35 - £50
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Lockerbie
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£26 - £40
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£12 - £18
Off-Peak Day Single
£19 - £29
Anytime Day Single
£26 - £40
Train from Manchester Airport to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£40 - £65
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£17 - £24
Off-Peak Day Single
£30 - £50
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £65
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Lancaster Gate station to Bank station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17
East Midlands Railways
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£11 - £15
Website
National Express
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Lockerbie, Bridge Street to Dumfries, Academy Street
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland

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Yes, the driving distance between London Paddington Station to Dumfries is 340 miles. It takes approximately 5h 38m to drive from London Paddington Station to Dumfries.

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Aer Lingus and British Airways offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Glasgow Airport.

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There are 94+ hotels available in Dumfries. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 15 min and costs £4 - £35.

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