Edinburgh to Dumbarton by train

  • First train
    04:50
  • Last train
    22:24
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 24m
  • Distance
    86 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    40
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 46m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Edinburgh to Dumbarton by train

Fast trains from Edinburgh to Dumbarton take around 1 hour and 24 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 86 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Dumbarton.

1. Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Dumbarton?

Direct trains from Edinburgh to Dumbarton have been found.

We usually find around 38 direct trains on the route from Edinburgh to Dumbarton every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 49 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Edinburgh to Dumbarton?

The Edinburgh to Dumbarton train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 24 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Edinburgh to Dumbarton train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Dumbarton is usually scheduled to depart Edinburgh around 04:50 and the last train is around 22:24. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Edinburgh around 04:50, and the last at 22:23.

When to book Edinburgh to Dumbarton 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 Edinburgh to Dumbarton by train.

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Which train companies operate between Edinburgh and Dumbarton?

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

  • Caledonian Sleeper
  • ScotRail
  • Serco Caledonian Sleeper

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

Dumbarton to Edinburgh by train

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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.