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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 39 min

$27 - $95

Cheapest option

Bus via Seagate Bus Station  •  4 h 19 min

  1. X7
  2. X26

$15 - $22

2 alternative options

Bus Megabus UK  •  2 h 53 min

  1. M92

$24 - $37

Drive  •  1 h 55 min

  1. 106.5 miles

$22 - $35

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Aberdeen to Dunfermline twice daily. Tickets cost $60 - $95 and the journey takes 2 h 9 min. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Megabus UK operates a bus from Aberdeen to Dunfermline every 4 hours. Tickets cost $22 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h 33 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Aberdeen to Inverkeithing
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Aberdeen to Inverkeithing
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$196
Sleeper Seat
$25 - $40
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Aberdeen, St Nicholas Kirk to Seagate Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Seagate Bus Station to Dunfermline, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Aberdeen and Dunfermline is 145 km. The road distance is 170 km.

The cheapest way to get from Aberdeen to Dunfermline is to bus which costs £11 - £17 and takes 4 h 19 min.

The quickest way to get from Aberdeen to Dunfermline is to drive which takes 1 h 55 min and costs £17 - £25.

No, there is no direct bus from Aberdeen to Dunfermline. However, there are services departing from Union Square Bus Station and arriving at Dunfermline, Kingsgate Centre via Halbeath, Park & Ride. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 53 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 39 min to get from Aberdeen to Dunfermline, including transfers.