Birmingham to Dumfries by train

  • First train
    06:15
  • Last train
    23:09
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 29m
  • Distance
    310 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    12
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 8m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Birmingham to Dumfries by train

Fast trains from Birmingham to Dumfries take around 3 hours and 29 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 310 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Birmingham and Dumfries.

1. Are there direct trains from Birmingham to Dumfries?

Journeys between Birmingham and Dumfries usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 14 departures on the route from Birmingham to Dumfries every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

2. How long is the train journey from Birmingham to Dumfries?

The Birmingham to Dumfries train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 29 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Birmingham to Dumfries train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Dumfries is usually scheduled to depart Birmingham around 06:15 and the last train is around 23:09. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Birmingham around 06:15, and the last at 22:55.

When to book Birmingham to Dumfries train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Birmingham to Dumfries by train.

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Which train companies operate between Birmingham and Dumfries?

More than one train company operates on the route from Birmingham to Dumfries, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Avanti West Coast
  • Northern
  • ScotRail
  • Virgin Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.