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  1. on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 11 estimated
    16:12
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 11 estimated
    17:32
    Carlisle
    Platform 4 estimated
    17:58
    Carlisle
    Platform 7 estimated
    18:36
    Dumfries
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Dumfries
    Platform 1 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  2. on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 8 estimated
    16:15
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 8 estimated
    17:06
    Glasgow Queen Street
    Platform 6 estimated
    17:06
    Glasgow Queen Street
    17:42
    Glasgow Central
    17:42
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 5 estimated
    18:21
    Kilmarnock
    Platform 3 estimated
    18:32
    Kilmarnock
    20:41
    Dumfries
    on time
    Dumfries
    3 changes
    Peak
  3. on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 10 estimated
    17:11
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 10 estimated
    18:11
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    18:43
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 10 estimated
    19:22
    Kilmarnock
    Platform 1 estimated
    20:02
    Kilmarnock
    22:11
    Dumfries
    on time
    Dumfries
    2 changes
    Peak
  4. on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 9 estimated
    17:30
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 9 estimated
    18:16
    Glasgow Queen Street
    Platform 7 estimated
    18:16
    Glasgow Queen Street
    18:57
    Glasgow Central
    18:57
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 4 estimated
    19:51
    Kilmarnock
    Platform 3 estimated
    20:02
    Kilmarnock
    22:11
    Dumfries
    on time
    Dumfries
    3 changes
    Peak
  5. on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 10 estimated
    20:12
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 10 estimated
    21:33
    Carlisle
    Platform 4 estimated
    05:32
    Carlisle
    Platform 8 estimated
    06:09
    Dumfries
    Platform 1 estimated
    Dumfries
    Platform 1 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  6. on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 10 estimated
    22:15
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 10 estimated
    23:09
    Glasgow Queen Street
    Platform 4 estimated
    23:09
    Glasgow Queen Street
    04:28
    Glasgow Central
    04:28
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    05:41
    Carlisle
    Platform 4 estimated
    06:08
    Carlisle
    Platform 7 estimated
    06:45
    Dumfries
    Platform 1 estimated
    Dumfries
    Platform 1 estimated
    3 changes
    Peak
  7. Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 16 estimated
    06:13
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 16 estimated
    07:32
    Carlisle
    Platform 4 estimated
    08:08
    Carlisle
    Platform 7 estimated
    08:44
    Dumfries
    Platform 1 estimated
    Dumfries
    Platform 1 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  8. Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 13 estimated
    08:12
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 13 estimated
    09:31
    Carlisle
    Platform 4 estimated
    09:58
    Carlisle
    Platform 7 estimated
    10:35
    Dumfries
    Platform 1 estimated
    Dumfries
    Platform 1 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  9. Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 14 estimated
    08:15
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 14 estimated
    09:07
    Glasgow Queen Street
    Platform 3 estimated
    09:07
    Glasgow Queen Street
    09:40
    Glasgow Central
    09:40
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    10:47
    Carlisle
    Platform 4 estimated
    11:12
    Carlisle
    Platform 7 estimated
    11:48
    Dumfries
    Platform 1 estimated
    Dumfries
    Platform 1 estimated
    3 changes
    Peak
  10. Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 9W estimated
    08:23
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 9W estimated
    09:41
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 10 estimated
    09:57
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 4 estimated
    10:52
    Kilmarnock
    Platform 2 estimated
    11:02
    Kilmarnock
    12:35
    Dumfries
    Dumfries
    2 changes
    Peak

Journey information from Edinburgh to Dumfries

  • Train Fares from: £9.50
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: 1 to 3
  • How long does it take to travel from Edinburgh to Dumfries by train?

    The average journey time between Edinburgh and Dumfries is . On an average weekday, there are 15 trains travelling from Edinburgh to Dumfries. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • What is the fastest journey from Edinburgh to Dumfries by train?

    The fastest journey time by train is .

  • How much does the train from Edinburgh to Dumfries cost?

    Train tickets from Edinburgh to Dumfries can start from as little as £9.50 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

  • Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Dumfries?

    No, it is not possible to travel from Edinburgh to Dumfries without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Edinburgh to Dumfries.

    No direct trains possible
  • What is the distance between Edinburgh and Dumfries?

    The distance between Edinburgh and Dumfries is 63 miles.

    Distance: 63 miles
  • What time is the first train from Edinburgh to Dumfries?

    The first train from Edinburgh to Dumfries departs at .

    What time is the last train from Edinburgh to Dumfries?

    The last train from Edinburgh to Dumfries departs at .

    First train
    Last train
    No sleeper services are available. There may also be fewer services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.
  • If you're like us, you've probably seen the sheer number of ticket types available in the UK and wondered ''Why are there so many?!'' Well, luckily we've put together a handy guide to all the variations of train ticket you may encounter on your travels.

    *Please note that not all types of train tickets are available for every journey. Factors such as the time, date and train company you'll be using can affect the availability of each one.

Edinburgh to Dumfries timetable

Check out the next trains departing from Edinburgh to Dumfries for Tuesday 7th Jul 2020. For the full train timetable, or to search for a later time or date, click here.

DepartsArrivesDuration
16:1218:362h 24m, 1 change
16:1520:414h 26m, 3 changes
17:1122:115h 0m, 2 changes
17:3022:114h 41m, 3 changes
20:1206:099h 57m, 1 change
22:1506:458h 30m, 3 changes
06:1308:442h 31m, 1 change
08:1210:352h 23m, 1 change
08:1511:483h 33m, 3 changes
08:2312:354h 12m, 2 changes

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Dumfries to Edinburgh.

How to find cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Dumfries

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**Average savings on Advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.
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