There are 4 ways to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Dumfries by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h 16m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Dumfries

£45 - £72

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Bus  •  5h 31m

  1. Take the bus from MANCHESTER Coach Station, Chorlton St to Carlisle National Express
  2. Take the bus from Carlisle, Eaten by Monsters to Dumfries, DG One A 79

£14 - £19

2 alternative options

Train via Warrington Bank Quay  •  3h 55m

  1. Take the train from Warrington Bank Quay to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Dumfries

£64 - £205

Drive  •  2h 37m

  1. Drive from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Dumfries 155.4 miles

£27 - £40

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The cheapest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Dumfries is to bus which costs £14 - £19 and takes 5h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Dumfries is to drive which costs £27 - £40 and takes 2h 37m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manchester Piccadilly Station station to Dumfries. However, there are services departing from MANCHESTER Coach Station, Chorlton St and arriving at Dumfries, DG One A via Carlisle, Eaten by Monsters. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 31m.

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No, there is no direct train from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Dumfries. However, there are services departing from Manchester Piccadilly and arriving at Dumfries via Carlisle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 16m.

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The distance between Manchester Piccadilly Station and Dumfries is 124 miles. The road distance is 155.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Dumfries without a car is to train which takes 3h 16m and costs £40 - £75.

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It takes approximately 3h 16m to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Dumfries, including transfers.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Dumfries bus services, operated by National Express, depart from MANCHESTER Coach Station, Chorlton St.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Dumfries train services, operated by TransPennine Express, depart from Manchester Piccadilly station.

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What companies run services between Manchester Piccadilly Station, England and Dumfries, Scotland?

You can take a train from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Dumfries via Carlisle in around 3h 16m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Dumfries via MANCHESTER Coach Station, Chorlton St, Carlisle, and Carlisle, Eaten by Monsters in around 5h 31m.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£16 - £23
Off-Peak Day Single
£26 - £40
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
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
£7 - £21
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£16 - £21
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 MANCHESTER Coach Station, Chorlton St to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£7 - £9
Website
National Express
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carlisle, Eaten by Monsters to Dumfries, DG One A
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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The best way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Dumfries is to train which takes 3h 16m and costs £40 - £75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £14 - £19 and takes 5h 31m.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Dumfries bus services, operated by Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire, arrive at Dumfries, DG One A station.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Dumfries train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Dumfries station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manchester Piccadilly Station to Dumfries is 155 miles. It takes approximately 2h 37m to drive from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Dumfries.

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