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There are 4 ways to get from New Lanark to Dumfries by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  3h 29m

  1. Take the train from Lanark to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Dumfries

$32 - $40

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Line 41 bus, bus  •  3h 37m

  1. Take the line 41 bus from Lanark, Wellgate to Hamilton, Bus Station 41
  2. Take the bus from Hamilton, Bus Station to Dumfries, Academy Street X74

$11 - $16

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1h 7m

  1. Drive from New Lanark to Dumfries 56.6 miles

$12 - $18

Uber  •  1h 7m

  1. Take an Uber from New Lanark to Dumfries 56.6 miles

$80 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from New Lanark to Dumfries is to line 41 bus and bus which costs £8 - £12 and takes 3h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from New Lanark to Dumfries is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from New Lanark to Dumfries. However, there are services departing from Lanark, Wellgate and arriving at Dumfries, Academy Street via Hamilton, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 37m.

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No, there is no direct train from New Lanark to Dumfries. However, there are services departing from Lanark and arriving at Dumfries via Glasgow Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 29m.

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The distance between New Lanark and Dumfries is 42 miles. The road distance is 56.6 miles.

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The best way to get from New Lanark to Dumfries without a car is to train which takes 3h 29m and costs £24 - £35.

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It takes approximately 3h 29m to get from New Lanark to Dumfries, including transfers.

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New Lanark to Dumfries bus services, operated by JMB Travel, depart from Lanark, Wellgate station.

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New Lanark to Dumfries train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Lanark station.

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The best way to get from New Lanark to Dumfries is to train which takes 3h 29m and costs £24 - £35. Alternatively, you can line 41 bus and bus, which costs £8 - £12 and takes 3h 37m.

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Map of how to get from New Lanark to Dumfries.
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  • Distance: 41.9 miles
  • Duration: 3h 29m

What companies run services between New Lanark, Scotland and Dumfries, Scotland?

You can take a train from New Lanark to Dumfries via Glasgow Central in around 3h 29m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New Lanark to Dumfries via Hamilton, Bus Station in around 3h 37m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Lanark to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $12
Train from Glasgow Central to Dumfries
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $28
Bus operators
JMB Travel
Phone
01698 386 030
Email
mail@jmbtravel.co.uk
Website
jmbtravel.co.uk
Bus from Lanark, Wellgate to Hamilton, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
jmbtravel.co.uk
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hamilton, Bus Station to Dumfries, Academy Street
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Other operators
Uber Glasgow
Website
uber.com
Towncar from New Lanark to Dumfries
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$80 - $120
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uber.com
Assist
$80 - $120
UberX
$80 - $120
UberXL
$120 - $170
Exec
$150 - $210

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New Lanark to Dumfries bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Dumfries, Academy Street station.

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New Lanark to Dumfries train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Dumfries station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New Lanark to Dumfries is 57 miles. It takes approximately 1h 7m to drive from New Lanark to Dumfries.

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