There are 11 ways to get from London to Kirkcudbright by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  6 h 45 min

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

$197 - $297

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Bus  •  11 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Carlisle National Express
  2. Take the bus from Carlisle, Eaten by Monsters (opposite Pizza Express) to Dumfries, DG One A (Leisure Centre) 79

$54 - $60

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Train LNER  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Newcastle
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Dumfries

$87 - $128

Drive  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Drive from London to Kirkcudbright 369.2 miles

$75 - $120

Fly London City to Glasgow, train  •  7 h 42 min

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

$120 - $347

Fly London Heathrow to Glasgow, train  •  7 h 45 min

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

$138 - $319

Train to London Luton, fly to Glasgow, train  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Glasgow (GLA) LTN - GLA
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Dumfries

$94 - $215

Fly London Heathrow to Newcastle, train  •  8 h 28 min

  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

$139 - $382

Fly London City to Edinburgh, train, bus  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Edinburgh (EDI) LCY - EDI
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Carlisle
  3. Take the train from Carlisle to Dumfries
  4. Take the bus from Dumfries, Railway Station (Station Hotel) to Castle Douglas, Carlingwark Street (Blackpark Road)
  5. Take the bus from Castle Douglas, Carlingwark Street (Blackpark Road) to Kirkcudbright, Harbour Square (Beaconsfield Place)

$131 - $346

Fly London Heathrow to Edinburgh, train  •  8 h 39 min

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

$139 - $368

Fly London Stansted to Edinburgh, train, bus  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Edinburgh (EDI) STN - EDI
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Carlisle
  3. Take the train from Carlisle to Dumfries
  4. Take the bus from Dumfries, Railway Station (Station Hotel) to Castle Douglas, Carlingwark Street (Blackpark Road)
  5. Take the bus from Castle Douglas, Carlingwark Street (Blackpark Road) to Kirkcudbright, Harbour Square (Beaconsfield Place)

$111 - $266

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from London station to Kirkcudbright. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Kirkcudbright, Harbour Square (Beaconsfield Place) via Carlisle, Eaten by Monsters (opposite Pizza Express), Dumfries, English Street (Cairndale Hotel) and Castle Douglas, Carlingwark Street (Blackpark Road). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 29 min.

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The distance between London and Kirkcudbright is 283 miles. The road distance is 369.2 miles.

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The best way to get from London to Kirkcudbright without a car is to train which takes 6 h 45 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 45 min to get from London to Kirkcudbright, including transfers.

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London to Kirkcudbright bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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The best way to get from London to Kirkcudbright is to train which takes 6 h 45 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 11 h 29 min.

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Glasgow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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London to Kirkcudbright bus services, operated by Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire, arrive at Dumfries, DG One A (Leisure Centre) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Kirkcudbright is 369 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 14 min to drive from London to Kirkcudbright.

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Flybe and British Airways offer flights from London City Airport to Glasgow Airport.

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Map of how to get from London to Kirkcudbright.
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  • Distance: 283.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 45 min

What companies run services between London, England and Kirkcudbright, Scotland?

You can take a train from London to Kirkcudbright via Carlisle, Dumfries, Dumfries, Railway Station (Station Hotel), and Castle Douglas, Carlingwark Street (Blackpark Road) in around 6 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London to Kirkcudbright via Carlisle, Carlisle, Eaten by Monsters (opposite Pizza Express), Dumfries, DG One A (Leisure Centre), Dumfries, English Street (Cairndale Hotel), and Castle Douglas, Carlingwark Street (Blackpark Road) in around 11 h 29 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$170 - $270
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$100 - $160
Anytime Day Single
$170 - $270
Train from Haymarket to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $95
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Dumfries
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $14
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
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $30
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Dumfries
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Dumfries
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$17 - $25
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carlisle, Eaten by Monsters (opposite Pizza Express) to Dumfries, DG One A (Leisure Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$14
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach West Scotland
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
$8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Castle Douglas, Carlingwark Street (Blackpark Road) to Kirkcudbright, Harbour Square (Beaconsfield Place)
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Website
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 Castle Douglas, Carlingwark Street (Blackpark Road) to Kirkcudbright, Harbour Square (Beaconsfield Place)
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
dumgal.gov.uk

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