There are 10 ways to get from London to Kirkcudbright by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  6 h 52 min

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

$193 - $295

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Castle Douglas, Scotland National Express

$34 - $43

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Train LNER  •  8 h 7 min

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

$81 - $125

Drive  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Drive from London to Kirkcudbright 369.2 miles

$75 - $120

Fly London City to Glasgow, train  •  7 h 54 min

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

$114 - $344

Fly London Heathrow to Glasgow, train  •  7 h 52 min

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

$132 - $316

Fly London Stansted to Glasgow, train, line 500 bus, bus  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Glasgow (GLA) STN - GLA
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Dumfries
  3. Take the line 500 bus from Dumfries, Railway Station (Station Hotel) to Castle Douglas, Carlingwark Street (Blackpark Road)
  4. Take the bus from Castle Douglas, Carlingwark Street (Blackpark Road) to Kirkcudbright, Victoria Park (Millflats)

$83 - $184

Fly London Heathrow to Newcastle, train  •  8 h 34 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

$134 - $384

Fly London City to Edinburgh, train  •  8 h 32 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

$124 - $343

Fly London Heathrow to Edinburgh, train  •  8 h 30 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

$132 - $365

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Kirkcudbright is to bus which costs £25 - £35 and takes 11 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Kirkcudbright is to drive which costs £60 - £90 and takes 6 h 14 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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It takes approximately 6 h 52 min to get from London to Kirkcudbright, including transfers.

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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, Victoria Park (Millflats) via Castle Douglas, Carlingwark Street (Blackpark Road). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 29 min.

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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 52 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to Kirkcudbright once a week. Tickets cost $30 - $40 and the journey takes 10 h 30 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 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 13 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
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
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 City to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Stansted to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from London Stansted to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $190
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
$110 - $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
$11 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $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 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
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
$18 - $25
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
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 Castle Douglas, Carlingwark Street (Blackpark Road) to Kirkcudbright, Victoria Park (Millflats)
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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, Victoria Park (Millflats)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
dumgal.gov.uk

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