There are 4 ways to get from Perth to Dumfries by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Perth to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Dumfries

$45 - $56

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Bus via Buchanan Bus Station  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Perth, Canal Street (Scott Street) to Buchanan Bus Station M8
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) X74

$40 - $46

2 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h

  1. Take the bus from Perth, South Street (Bank Of Scotland) to West End, Queensferry Street (after Charlotte Lane at 43) X56
  2. Take the bus from Fountainbridge, Bread Street (at 145-149) to Dumfries, Whitesands (Opp Rural Stances) 101A / ...

$41

Drive  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Perth to Dumfries 124.6 miles

$26 - $40

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Perth to Dumfries. However, there are services departing from Perth, Canal Street (Scott Street) and arriving at Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 16 min.

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The distance between Perth and Dumfries is 92 miles. The road distance is 124.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Perth to Dumfries without a car is to train which takes 3 h 49 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 49 min to get from Perth to Dumfries, including transfers.

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Perth to Dumfries bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Perth, Canal Street (Scott Street) station.

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The best way to get from Perth to Dumfries is to train which takes 3 h 49 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 16 min.

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Perth to Dumfries bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Perth to Dumfries is 125 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 8 min to drive from Perth to Dumfries.

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There are 215+ hotels available in Dumfries. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Perth to Dumfries.
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  • Distance: 92.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 49 min

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

You can take a train from Perth to Dumfries via Glasgow Queen Street, Glasgow, North Court (Buchanan Street), Glasgow, Central Station, and Glasgow Central in around 3 h 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Perth to Dumfries via Buchanan Bus Station in around 4 h 16 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Perth to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $24
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
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $30
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Perth, Canal Street (Scott Street) to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach West Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances)
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Fountainbridge, Bread Street (at 145-149) to Dumfries, Whitesands (Opp Rural Stances)
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach East Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Perth, South Street (Bank Of Scotland) to West End, Queensferry Street (after Charlotte Lane at 43)
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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