Travel from Dumfries to Manchester

Bus
$43
4h 51min
27 lb of CO2
$
Train
$68
2h 53min
92 lb of CO2
Drive
$17
2h 22min
27 lb of CO2

Drive from Dumfries to Manchester

It's 123 miles between Dumfries to Manchester. On a typical day, it might take between 2h 22min and 2h 30min from Dumfries to Manchester under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 2h 37min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Manchester by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $16.

What is the best way to travel from Dumfries to Manchester?

The are 9 different ways across 3 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Dumfries to Manchester. The fastest way out of Castle Douglas towards Manchester is by bus, as it is the quickest to the Manchester area. This doesn't necessarily take into consideration traffic or weather - so these may impact some of your decision making. It's common to find tickets for as low as $31. Virgin Trains operates from Dumfries to Manchester, so you book your trip with them! Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Dumfries to Manchester?

On your trip from Dumfries to Manchester, it is best to book as soon as possible. It won't necessarily help reduce your price by a large amount, but will ensure that you have a spot on the bus or train.

Dumfries to Manchester England - take the train or bus?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Dumfries to Manchester. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to Manchester is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Dumfries/Manchester buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Dumfries is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between Dumfries Scotland and Manchester during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from Dumfries to Manchester? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Manchester traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to Manchester is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from Dumfries to Manchester?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Dumfries to Manchester is by bus. The bus costs $32 roughly and will take 3 hours 50 minutes.

Is there a train from Dumfries to Manchester?

Yes, trains between Dumfries area and Manchester, but there is no direct route. They are operated by {operators}. In total, it will take roughly 8 hours 25 minutes. We recommend catching the train at Lockerbie, which is about 11 miles from Dumfries. Also with this train or you will have to make a connection at Bedworth, Berkhamsted, Wolverton, Wishaw.

How long does it take from Dumfries to Manchester by car?

The total distance between Dumfries and Manchester is 123 miles and will take you about 2 hours 22 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $17.

Dumfries to Manchester Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $32
Fastest Way Train — 2h 48min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 22 lb CO2
Available Modes 3 modes — bus, train and by car
Distance 123 miles
Travel Companies Virgin Trains

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