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How much does it cost to get from Dumfries to Carlisle by train?

The prices for train tickets from Dumfries to Carlisle vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from Dumfries to Carlisle will cost £ 16.70. The average train ticket price is approximately £ 16.73. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

Dumfries to Carlisle by train

Best price £ 16.70
Journey duration 37 min
Connections per day 3
First departure 22:00
Last departure 00:10
Distance 29.2 mi
Departure Dumfries
Arrival Carlisle
Carriers Nationalrail, ScotRail

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Dumfries - Carlisle


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Saturday, June 25th 2022
Carlisle - Dumfries
23:10 - 23:47
CO2: 0.14kg

How long will it take me to travel from Dumfries to Carlisle by train?

The journey between Dumfries and Carlisle runs for about 29.8 mi and usually takes approximately 37 min. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 36 min. If you are trying to get from Dumfries to Carlisle as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

What time are the first and last departures from Dumfries to Carlisle?

The first journey of the night departs from Dumfries at 23:59. If you prefer to travel later in that night, the last departure will leave at 00:10. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Dumfries and Carlisle. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side.

Which stations are used when traveling from Dumfries to Carlisle?

Depending on the type of transport, and the provider you decide to use for your journey, you will be able to depart Dumfries from the following stations: Dumfries [ DMF ], Dumfries and Carlisle. Arriving at Carlisle, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: Carlisle [ CAR ], Carlisle and Dumfries. Not all transport providers serve every station, so check in advance to see exactly where your route takes you. You may need to use another form of transport to get from one station to another or to your final destination when you arrive in Carlisle.

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

On average, there are 4 daily departures from Dumfries to Carlisle. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to 12 departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include ScotRail, and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 4 departures from Dumfries which travel directly to Carlisle. There are 0 journeys with one change or more.


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