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Edinburgh to Dumfries by train
Fastest journey2hr 1m
Trains per day32
Avg. journey time2hr 57m
Travelling from Edinburgh to Dumfries by train
Fast trains from Edinburgh to Dumfries take around 2 hours and 1 minute, covering a distance of approximately 101 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Dumfries.
1. Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Dumfries?
Journeys between Edinburgh and Dumfries usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 34 departures on the route from Edinburgh to Dumfries every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 26 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Edinburgh to Dumfries?
The Edinburgh to Dumfries train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 1 minute, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Edinburgh to Dumfries train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Dumfries is usually scheduled to depart Edinburgh around 06:13 and the last train is around 22:13. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Edinburgh around 06:15, and the last at 23:15.
When to book Edinburgh to Dumfries train tickets?
Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Edinburgh to Dumfries by train.
Which train companies operate between Edinburgh and Dumfries?
More than one train company operates on the route from Edinburgh to Dumfries, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Avanti West Coast
- Caledonian Sleeper
- First TransPennine Express
- London North Eastern Railway
- Northern Rail
- TransPennine Express
- UK Rail Connections
- Virgin Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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