Newcastle upon Tyne to Dumfries by train

  • First train
    08:05
  • Last train
    21:23
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 19m
  • Distance
    127 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    23
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 58m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Newcastle upon Tyne to Dumfries by train

Fast trains from Newcastle upon Tyne to Dumfries take around 2 hours and 19 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 127 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Newcastle upon Tyne and Dumfries.

1. Are there direct trains from Newcastle upon Tyne to Dumfries?

Journeys between Newcastle upon Tyne and Dumfries usually involve one change of train. We have found some direct departures on this route but these are less frequent than routes requiring a change.

We usually find around 24 departures on the route from Newcastle upon Tyne to Dumfries every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 23 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Newcastle upon Tyne to Dumfries?

The Newcastle upon Tyne to Dumfries train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 19 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Newcastle upon Tyne to Dumfries train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Dumfries is usually scheduled to depart Newcastle upon Tyne around 08:05 and the last train is around 21:23. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Newcastle upon Tyne 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 Newcastle upon Tyne to Dumfries by train.

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Which train companies operate between Newcastle upon Tyne and Dumfries?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • ScotRail

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

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