There are 6 ways to get from Ayr to Dunfermline by bus, train or car

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Bus Stagecoach East Scotland  •  2 h

  1. Take the bus from Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) to Buchanan Bus Station 923
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dunfermline, Bus Station X27 / ...

$23 - $26

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Train, bus  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Ayr to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dunfermline, Bus Station X27 / ...

$28 - $32

Bus Fishers Tours of Dundee  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Ayr, Town Hall (New Bridge Street) to Dunfermline, Old Fire Station 263

$24

Line 4 bus, bus  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Take the line 4 bus from Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) to Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) 4 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) to Buchanan Bus Station X76 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dunfermline, Bus Station X27 / ...

$28

Train  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Ayr to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Haymarket

$33 - $84

Drive  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Ayr to Dunfermline 74.7 miles

$16 - $24

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ayr, Town Hall (New Bridge Street) and arriving at Dunfermline, Old Fire Station station. Services depart once a week, and operate Thursday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ayr to Dunfermline. However, there are services departing from Ayr and arriving at Dunfermline Town via Glasgow Central and Haymarket. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 5 min.

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The distance between Ayr and Dunfermline is 62 miles. The road distance is 74.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Ayr to Dunfermline without a car is to bus which takes 2 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h to get from Ayr to Dunfermline, including transfers.

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Ayr to Dunfermline bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street).

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Ayr to Dunfermline train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Ayr station.

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The best way to get from Ayr to Dunfermline is to bus which takes 2 h and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 3 h 5 min.

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Ayr to Dunfermline bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, arrive at Dunfermline, Bus Station.

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Ayr to Dunfermline train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Haymarket station.

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Map of how to get from Ayr to Dunfermline.
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  • Distance: 62.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h

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

You can take a bus from Ayr to Dunfermline via Buchanan Bus Station in around 2 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ayr to Dunfermline via Glasgow Central and Haymarket in around 3 h 5 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Ayr to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $17
Train from Glasgow Central to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $19
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach East Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dunfermline, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$13
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Ayr, Town Hall (New Bridge Street) to Dunfermline, Old Fire Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
fisherstours.co.uk
Stagecoach West Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) to Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street)
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Ayr to Dunfermline is 75 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 25 min to drive from Ayr to Dunfermline.

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