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There are 4 ways to get from Aberdeen to Cardenden by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 29m

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Kirkcaldy

£19 - £67

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Bus  •  3h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station G92 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Seagate Bus Station to Glenrothes, Bus Station Arrival Bay X54 / ...

£19 - £32

2 alternative options

Train via Perth  •  3h 7m

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Perth
  2. Take the train from Perth to Cardenden

£26 - £34

Drive  •  1h 46m

  1. Drive from Aberdeen to Cardenden 96.4 miles

£15 - £23

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The cheapest way to get from Aberdeen to Cardenden is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Aberdeen to Cardenden is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1h 46m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Aberdeen station to Cardenden station. However, there are services departing from Union Square Bus Station and arriving at Dundonald, station via Seagate Bus Station and Glenrothes, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 53m.

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No, there is no direct train from Aberdeen to Cardenden. However, there are services departing from Aberdeen and arriving at Cardenden via Perth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 7m.

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The distance between Aberdeen and Cardenden is 83 miles. The road distance is 96.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Aberdeen to Cardenden without a car is to train which takes 2h 29m and costs £19 - £70.

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It takes approximately 2h 29m to get from Aberdeen to Cardenden, including transfers.

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Aberdeen to Cardenden bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Union Square Bus Station.

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Aberdeen to Cardenden train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Aberdeen station.

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The best way to get from Aberdeen to Cardenden is to train which takes 2h 29m and costs £19 - £70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £18 - £35 and takes 3h 53m.

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Map of how to get from Aberdeen to Cardenden.
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  • Distance: 82.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h 29m

What companies run services between Aberdeen, Scotland and Cardenden, Scotland?

ScotRail operates a train from Aberdeen to Cardenden 3 times a day. Tickets cost £23 - £29 and the journey takes 1h 47m. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Aberdeen to Cardenden via Seagate Bus Station, Glenrothes, Bus Station Arrival Bay, and Glenrothes, Bus Station in around 3h 53m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Aberdeen to Kirkcaldy
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£23 - £29
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
£13 - £19
Anytime Day Single
£23 - £29
Train from Aberdeen to Perth
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£20 - £26
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
£12 - £17
Anytime Day Single
£20 - £26
Train from Perth to Cardenden
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
£3 - £5
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £9
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Aberdeen to Kirkcaldy
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£17 - £26
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
£85 - £120
Sleeper Berth Solo
£147
Sleeper Seat
£17 - £26
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Union Square Bus Station to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£14 - £20
Website
Megabus UK
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Union Square Bus Station to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
Scottish Citylink
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Seagate Bus Station to Glenrothes, Bus Station Arrival Bay
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland

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Aberdeen to Cardenden bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, arrive at Glenrothes, Bus Station Arrival Bay.

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Aberdeen to Cardenden train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Cardenden station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Aberdeen to Cardenden is 96 miles. It takes approximately 1h 46m to drive from Aberdeen to Cardenden.

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