Travel from Manchester to Dumfries

cheapest quickest Eco-Friendly
Bus$40 | 4h 28min Train$62 | 2h 48min Bus25 lb of CO2
  1. Bus$43
    4h 51min · 27 lb of CO2
  2. Train$68
    9h 52min · 108 lb of CO2
  3. Drive$17
    2h 22min · 27 lb of CO2

Manchester to Dumfries Buses

bus tickets from Manchester to Dumfries

$43 · 4h 51min
Various bus companies
About $43
Travel Duration
4h 51min

bus tickets from Oldham to Dumfries

$42 · 4h 47min
Various bus companies
About $42
Travel Duration
4h 47min

bus tickets from Bolton to Dumfries

$40 · 4h 28min
Various bus companies
About $40
Travel Duration
4h 28min

bus tickets from Leigh to Dumfries

$41 · 4h 39min
Various bus companies
About $41
Travel Duration
4h 39min

Manchester to Dumfries Trains

train tickets from Manchester to Lockerbie

$153 · 9h 52min
Train Tickets
About $153
Travel Duration
9h 52min
Manchester - Ardwick
Virgin Trains · 3h 34minVT B
Bushey - Bushey
Virgin Trains · 6h 18minVT E
Lockerbie - Lockerbie

train tickets from Salford to Lockerbie

$151 · 9h 40min
Train Tickets
About $151
Travel Duration
9h 40min
Salford - Salford Central
Virgin Trains · 3h 35minVT B
Berkhamsted - Berkhamsted
Virgin Trains · 6h 4minVT E
Lockerbie - Lockerbie

train tickets from Warrington Central to Lockerbie

$63 · 3h 1min
Virgin Trains
Train Tickets
About $63
Travel Duration
3h 1min
Warrington - Warrington Central
Virgin Trains · 3h 7minVT E
Lockerbie - Lockerbie

train tickets from Wigan to Lockerbie

$62 · 2h 48min
Virgin Trains
Train Tickets
About $62
Travel Duration
2h 48min
Wigan - Wigan North Western
Virgin Trains · 2h 53minVT E
Lockerbie - Lockerbie

Drive from Manchester to Dumfries

Driving from Manchester to Dumfries

$17 · 2h 22min

It's 123 miles between Manchester to Dumfries. On a typical day, it might take between 2h 22min and 2h 30min from Manchester to Dumfries 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 Dumfries 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.

Our recommendation to Dumfries

Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Manchester to Dumfries?

On your trip from Manchester to Dumfries, 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.

Manchester to Dumfries Scotland - take the train or bus?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Manchester to Dumfries. 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 Dumfries is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Manchester/Dumfries buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Manchester 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 Manchester England and Dumfries 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 Manchester to Dumfries? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Dumfries 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 Dumfries 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 Manchester to Dumfries?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Manchester to Dumfries is by bus. The bus costs $40 roughly and will take 4 hours 28 minutes.

Is there a train from Manchester to Dumfries?

Yes, trains between Manchester area and Dumfries, but there is no direct route. They are operated by {operators}. In total, it will take roughly 9 hours 52 minutes. We recommend catching the train at Manchester, which is about 0 miles from Manchester. Also with this train or you will have to make a connection at Bushey, Berkhamsted, Lostock Hall South Ribble, Langley Green Rood End.

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

The total distance between Manchester and Dumfries 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.

Travel companies on this route

Virgin Trains
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