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How can I get the cheapest train tickets to travel from Ayr to Dumfries?

Prices will vary when you travel from Ayr to Dumfries. On average, though, you'll pay about £ 32.43 for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as £ 16.87, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.

Ayr to Dumfries by train

Best price £ 16.87
Journey duration 4 h 5 min
Connections per day 16
First departure 09:47
Last departure 05:15
Distance 48.5 mi

Route Summary by train

Connections
16
Carriers
2
Minimum price
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Maximum price
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ScotRail
Duration: 3 h 10 min
Newton-on-Ayr - Dumfries
13:47 - 16:57
£ 16.87
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ScotRail
Duration: 3 h 9 min
Newton-on-Ayr - Dumfries
20:47 - 23:56
£ 16.87
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ScotRail
Duration: 4 h 1 min
Newton-on-Ayr - Dumfries
09:47 - 13:48
£ 34.10
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ScotRail
Duration: 4 h
Newton-on-Ayr - Dumfries
09:48 - 13:48
£ 34.70
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ScotRail
Duration: 4 h
Newton-on-Ayr - Dumfries
09:48 - 13:48
£ 34.70
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ScotRail
Duration: 4 h 2 min
Newton-on-Ayr - Dumfries
11:47 - 15:49
£ 34.70
ScotRail-logo
ScotRail
Duration: 4 h 1 min
Newton-on-Ayr - Dumfries
11:48 - 15:49
£ 34.70

How long does it take to get from Ayr to Dumfries by train?

The journey from Ayr to Dumfries covers a distance of 49 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 4 h 5 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 3 h 9 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Ayr to Dumfries faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

When do the first and last departures from Ayr to Dumfries leave?

The first daily departure from Ayr to Dumfries leaves at 09:47, while the last journey of the day sets out at 05:15. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Ayr and Dumfries. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

Which stations can I use on the Ayr to Dumfries route?

You can depart from Ayr at stations such as Newton-on-Ayr. At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Dumfries at the following stations: Dumfries. Some of these stations may only be served by particular travel providers. Because of this, there may not be a direct connection between all the stations in Ayr and Dumfries. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

How many journeys from Ayr to Dumfries take place each day?

The exact number of journeys from Ayr to Dumfries can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 16 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including Nationalrail and ScotRail. On particularly busy days, there can be up to 16 departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Ayr to Dumfries. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Ayr to Dumfries varies, but in general, you can expect to find direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 16 journeys with one change or more.