There are 4 ways to get from Dundee to Kilmarnock 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 36 min

  1. Take the train from Dundee to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Kilmarnock

$34 - $43

Cheapest option

Bus via Halbeath, Park & Ride Arrival Bay  •  4 h

  1. Take the bus from Dundee City Centre, Bus Station to Halbeath, Park & Ride Arrival Bay X54
  2. Take the bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride Arrival Bay to Buchanan Bus Station X26 / ...

$17 - $24

2 alternative options

Bus Scottish Citylink  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Dundee City Centre, Bus Station to Broxden, Park and Ride M9 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Broxden, Park and Ride to Buchanan Bus Station M9 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) X76 / ...

$17 - $42

Drive  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Dundee to Kilmarnock 104.9 miles

$22 - $35

What companies run services between Dundee, Scotland and Kilmarnock, Scotland?

You can take a train from Dundee to Kilmarnock via Glasgow Queen Street and Glasgow Central in around 2 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dundee to Kilmarnock via Broxden, Park and Ride and Buchanan Bus Station in around 2 h 58 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Dundee to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $35
Train from Glasgow Central to Kilmarnock
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $11
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Dundee City Centre, Bus Station to Broxden, Park and Ride
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Broxden, Park and Ride to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Dundee City Centre, Bus Station to Broxden, Park and Ride
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Broxden, Park and Ride to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dundee City Centre, Bus Station to Halbeath, Park & Ride Arrival Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride Arrival Bay to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Dundee to Kilmarnock?

The distance between Dundee and Kilmarnock is 134 km. The road distance is 168 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Dundee to Kilmarnock?

The cheapest way to get from Dundee to Kilmarnock is to bus which costs £12 - £17 and takes 4 h.

What is the fastest way to get from Dundee to Kilmarnock?

The quickest way to get from Dundee to Kilmarnock is to drive which takes 1 h 50 min and costs £16 - £24.

Is there a direct train between Dundee and Kilmarnock?

No, there is no direct train from Dundee to Kilmarnock. However, there are services departing from Dundee and arriving at Kilmarnock via Glasgow Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 36 min.

Is there a direct bus between Dundee and Kilmarnock?

No, there is no direct bus from Dundee to Kilmarnock. However, there are services departing from Dundee City Centre, Bus Station and arriving at Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) via Broxden, Park and Ride and Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 58 min.

How long does it take to get from Dundee to Kilmarnock?

It takes approximately 2 h 36 min to get from Dundee to Kilmarnock, including transfers.