|Journey time||From 1h 57m|
|Distance||63 miles (101 km)|
|Frequency||18 trains per day|
|Departure station||Edinburgh (Waverley)|
|Train operators||CrossCountry, TransPennine Express, ScotRail, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, London North Eastern Railway|
Thinking about taking the train from Edinburgh (Waverley) to Dumfries? We've got you covered.
It usually takes around 3 hours 51 minutes to travel the 63 miles (101 km) from Edinburgh (Waverley) to Dumfries by train, although you can get there in as little as 1 hour 57 minutes on the fastest services. You'll normally find around 18 trains per day running on this route. You'll need to make 1 change along the way as there aren't any direct services on this line. You're likely to be travelling with London North Eastern Railway, Avanti West Coast or ScotRail to Dumfries. As the main train operators on this route, all offer plenty of space for luggage and comfortable seating as standard.
Book train tickets from Edinburgh (Waverley) to Dumfries in advance instead of buying them on the day and they can start from £10.10. We'll always highlight the cheapest prices in our Journey Planner, for example when you travel at Off-Peak times or use a Railcard.
If you're feeling ready to book, start looking for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information on the journey to Dumfries by train, or check our timetable above to view live train times.
The average journey time by train between Edinburgh (Waverley) and Dumfries is 3 hours and 51 minutes, with around 18 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
The fastest journey time by train from Edinburgh (Waverley) to Dumfries is 1 hour and 57 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Edinburgh (Waverley) to Dumfries can start from as little as £10.10 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.
No, there are no direct train services from Edinburgh (Waverley) to Dumfries. Travelling from Edinburgh (Waverley) to Dumfries by train will require a minimum of 1 change.
The first train from Edinburgh (Waverley) to Dumfries leaves at 05:12. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Edinburgh (Waverley) to Dumfries leaves at 22:15. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.
Trains travelling from Edinburgh (Waverley) to Dumfries cover a distance of around 63 miles (101 km) during the journey.
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