•• Getting here ••

Dumfries is one of Scotland’s coolest and most up and coming towns, with a strong creative pulse and home to lots of festivals and cultural collectives.

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Dumfries is connected to the West Coast UK Mainline and the West Scotland line with daily connections to Carlisle, Glasgow and Kilmarnock. A train to Carlisle takes 30 minutes, and Carlisle is connected to London in 3 hours and 20 minutes.

Northern routes run a direct service to Newcastle.

Trains from the North are also connected to Lockerbie, which connects the Virgin and Transpennine networks. Buses run from Lockerbie or a taxi costs less than £20.

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Dumfries connects to buses from London, Belfast, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Ayr and Carlisle with frequent services.

Scotland routes

London and Belfast



Dumfries’ closest port is Cairnryan in Stranraer. It is approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes to Dumfries from Stranraer.

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Carlisle Airport runs flights to London, Dublin and Belfast and is approximately 30 minutes drive.

Glasgow Prestwick is around 1 hour away.

Glasgow International is around 1 hour and twenty minutes away.

Edinburgh Airport is around 2 hours.

Newcastle is just over 2 hours away.

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