There are 5 ways to get from Dunfermline to Aberdeen 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  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Inverkeithing to Aberdeen

$28 - $99

Cheapest option

Bus via Dundee City Centre, Railway Station  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride to Dundee City Centre, Railway Station X54
  2. Take the bus from Dundee City Centre, Railway Station to Union Square Bus Station X7

$15 - $22

3 alternative options

Bus Megabus UK  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride to Union Square Bus Station M92 / ...

$25 - $40

Line 33 bus, train  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the line 33 bus from Dunfermline, Bus Station to Kirkcaldy, Adam Smith Theatre 33 / ...
  2. Take the train from Kirkcaldy to Aberdeen

$29 - $96

Drive  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Dunfermline to Aberdeen 106.5 miles

$22 - $35

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Dunfermline to Aberdeen once daily. Tickets cost $60 - $95 and the journey takes 2 h 13 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Megabus UK operates a bus from Dunfermline to Aberdeen every 4 hours. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h 17 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Inverkeithing to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Kirkcaldy to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $90
Off-Peak Single
$50 - $75
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Inverkeithing to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $45
Train from Kirkcaldy to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $40
Virgin Trains East Coast
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
Train from Inverkeithing to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Kirkcaldy to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$24 - $40
1st Class
$40 - $65
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dunfermline, Bus Station to Kirkcaldy, Adam Smith Theatre
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride to Dundee City Centre, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dundee City Centre, Railway Station to Union Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Dunfermline to Aberdeen?

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

What is the cheapest way to get from Dunfermline to Aberdeen?

The cheapest way to get from Dunfermline to Aberdeen is to bus which costs £11 - £16 and takes 5 h 3 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Dunfermline to Aberdeen?

The quickest way to get from Dunfermline to Aberdeen is to drive which takes 1 h 55 min and costs £16 - £24.

Is there a direct train between Dunfermline and Aberdeen?

No, there is no direct train from Dunfermline to Aberdeen. However, there are services departing from Dunfermline Town and arriving at Aberdeen via Inverkeithing. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 20 min.

Is there a direct bus between Dunfermline and Aberdeen?

No, there is no direct bus from Dunfermline to Aberdeen. However, there are services departing from Dunfermline, Bus Station and arriving at Union Square Bus Station via Halbeath, Park & Ride. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 30 min.

How long does it take to get from Dunfermline to Aberdeen?

It takes approximately 3 h 20 min to get from Dunfermline to Aberdeen, including transfers.