There are 5 ways to get from Perth to Dumfries by bus, train or car

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Bus National Express  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Perth, Scotland to Lockerbie, Scotland National Express

$17 - $22

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Train  •  3 h 50 min

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

$43 - $53

Bus via Buchanan Bus Station  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Broxden, Park and Ride to Buchanan Bus Station M9 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) X74

$27 - $36

Bus via West End, Lothian Road (St Johns Church)  •  5 h 16 min

  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 West End, Lothian Road (St Johns Church) to Dumfries, Whitesands (Opp Rural Stances) 102 / ...

$19 - $23

Drive  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Perth to Dumfries 124.6 miles

$26 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Perth to Dumfries is to bus which costs £14 - £18 and takes 5 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Perth to Dumfries is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2 h 8 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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It takes approximately 3 h 40 min to get from Perth to Dumfries, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Perth to Dumfries. However, there are services departing from Perth, Scotland and arriving at Dumfries, Academy Street (Queensberry Street) via Lockerbie, Crown Inn (Goods Station Road). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Perth to Dumfries. However, there are services departing from Perth and arriving at Dumfries via Glasgow Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 50 min.

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

National Express operates a bus from Perth to Dumfries twice daily. Tickets cost $13 - $18 and the journey takes 3 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Perth to Dumfries via Glasgow Queen Street and Glasgow Central in around 3 h 50 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
1 h
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
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances)
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from West End, Lothian Road (St Johns Church) to Dumfries, Whitesands (Opp Rural Stances)
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
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 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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