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There are 3 ways to get from Paisley to Dumfries by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Barrhead to Dumfries

$22 - $28

2 alternative options

Line 9 bus, bus  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the line 9 bus from Paisley, Smithhills Street to Buchanan Bus Station 9
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dumfries, Whitesands X74

Drive  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Paisley to Dumfries 84.1 miles

$18 - $27

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The cheapest way to get from Paisley to Dumfries is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paisley to Dumfries is to train which costs £17 - £21 and takes 1 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paisley to Dumfries. However, there are services departing from Paisley, Smithhills Street and arriving at Dumfries, Whitesands via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Barrhead and arriving at Dumfries. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 30 min.

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The distance between Paisley and Dumfries is 62 miles. The road distance is 84.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Paisley to Dumfries without a car is to train which takes 1 h 30 min and costs £17 - £21.

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The train from Barrhead to Dumfries takes 1 h 30 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Paisley to Dumfries bus services, operated by First, depart from Paisley, Smithhills Street station.

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Paisley to Dumfries train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Barrhead station.

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The best way to get from Paisley to Dumfries is to train which takes 1 h 30 min and costs £17 - £21. Alternatively, you can line 9 bus and bus, which costs and takes 3 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Paisley to Dumfries.
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  • Distance: 62.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 30 min

What companies run services between Paisley, Scotland and Dumfries, Scotland?

ScotRail operates a train from Paisley to Dumfries every 4 hours. Tickets cost $22 - $28 and the journey takes 1 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paisley to Dumfries via Buchanan Bus Station in around 3 h 25 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Barrhead to Dumfries
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $28
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dumfries, Whitesands
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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Paisley to Dumfries bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Dumfries, Whitesands station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Paisley to Dumfries is 84 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 32 min to drive from Paisley to Dumfries.

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