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Dumfries and Galloway

Dumfries Buses – Bus Routes, Tickets & Times | Stagecoach

Travel with ConfidenceDumfries buses

Dumfries is one of our most visited locations in West Scotland – and it’s no surprise why. With attractions such as the Queen of the South Football Club, The Camera Obscura and the National Centre for Children’s Literature and Storytelling, there’s plenty to do for the whole family.

Stagecoach is the way to go - whether you’re commuting, living in the town, travelling as a student or simply planning a visit to enjoy the interesting historical culture or admire the rich countryside. With plenty of tickets and passes available for every kind of passenger, and convenient services running as often as every 15 minutes, you’ll get more for less in Dumfries with Stagecoach.


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Dumfries bus tickets and passes

For short, one-off trips in Dumfries, the price of our standard single and return tickets can’t be beaten – especially when compared to taxi or train fares. For multiple trips, our dayrider tickets allow unlimited Dumfries travel with Stagecoach, for a whole 24 hours. Choose our megarider for the same benefits, but for a longer period of your choice.

For more regular travelers, our day, weekly, over a week and longer than a month tickets are sure to provide excellent value. We also offer Concession and unirider student tickets, but don’t forget to bring the relevant ID or pass along with you for your journey.

You can buy any of our tickets and passes online, or as mobile tickets with the Stagecoach app – available for both Apple and Android devices.

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Or alternatively, you can pay the driver in cash when you board, or via contactless card payments on selected lines. Whether you’re planning in advance or making an impromptu trip, our range of payment methods mean you’re always ready to board.

Popular Dumfries Routes

Looking for somewhere to go in Dumfries? Explore popular bus routes below.


stagecoach bus drivingTravel around Dumfries

Stagecoach offers a number of services into, around and from Dumfries. If you’re planning your next journey, our most popular service into the town is the 500, which departs from Stranraer, before calling in areas like Kirkcowan, Creetown, Gatehouse of Fleet and Castle Douglas along the way. 

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You don't have to worry about booking far in advance with Stagecoach. Our services in Dumfries run frequently, 7 days a week - just take a look at our timetable to find out when the next bus will be passing by your local stop. See how much you can save and plan your journey with Stagecoach today – just search for your destination online or download the Stagecoach app.

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Woman with shoes off at bus stationTravel between Dumfries and Glasgow

Already in Dumfries, and thinking of your next venture out into the surrounding areas? Why not head to Glasgow via the X74, and visit key areas like Locharbriggs, Beattock, or Moffat on the way? In terms of getting around town, our number 10 to Lochside is another popular line within the area. You can find the timetables for all of our services here.

View our X74 timetable here

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Benefit from the wide variety of bus passes on offer and save your taxi money. From megariders to singles and discounted concession fares, there’s an affordable ticket for every Stagecoach customer in the Dumfries area. 

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Dumfries bus station

The main bus station in Dumfries is the Stagecoach Dumfries Depot, located within the town centre. Not only is this a great place to catch your next connection – there’s also plenty to do nearby. Why not visit the historical Midsteeple, Robert Burns House or the Davorgilla Bridge – all a short walk away?

If you’ve got some time to kill before hopping on the next Stagecoach service, you can grab a bite to eat at nearby spots such as Benvenuto, Bruno’s Italian or Rico’s. Not hungry, but fancy some shopping? Make sure to check out everything Loreburne Shopping Centre has to offer.


Travel in Dumfries

There’s plenty of reasons to come to Dumfries – but the cost of travelling via taxis and trains can easily postpone plans. Stagecoach offers an affordable alternative, promising to get you from A to B for less, without compromising on convenience, comfort or reliability.

With services running as regularly as every 15 minutes, a number of tickets and passes available and a convenient choice of payment methods, travel in Dumfries couldn’t be simpler with Stagecoach. Whether you’re a daily commuter, a student, or simply visiting for a daytrip, you can plan any journey with us online – taking the fuss out of your trip.