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

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Bus  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Dunfermline, Kingsgate Centre to Ayr, Town Hall 263

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  2 h 32 min

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

$15 - $20

2 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 20 min

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

$29 - $43

Drive  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Dunfermline to Ayr 74.4 miles

$16 - $23

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dunfermline to Ayr is to bus and train which costs £11 - £15 and takes 2 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dunfermline to Ayr is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 24 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dunfermline, Kingsgate Centre and arriving at Ayr, Town Hall. Services depart once a week, and operate Thursday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 20 min.

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

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The distance between Dunfermline and Ayr is 62 miles. The road distance is 74.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Dunfermline to Ayr without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 20 min and costs .

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The bus from Dunfermline, Kingsgate Centre to Ayr, Town Hall takes 2 h 20 min including transfers and departs once a week.

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Dunfermline to Ayr bus services, operated by Fishers Tours of Dundee, depart from Dunfermline, Kingsgate Centre station.

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

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The best way to get from Dunfermline to Ayr is to bus which takes 2 h 20 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs £22 - £35 and takes 3 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Dunfermline to Ayr.
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  • Distance: 62.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 20 min

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

Fishers Tours of Dundee operates a bus from Dunfermline to Ayr once a week, and the journey takes 2 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Dunfermline to Ayr via Haymarket and Glasgow Central in around 3 h 20 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $16
Train from Haymarket to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $16
Bus operators
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Dunfermline, Kingsgate Centre to Ayr, Town Hall
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
fisherstours.co.uk
Stagecoach East Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dunfermline, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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Dunfermline to Ayr bus services, operated by Fishers Tours of Dundee, arrive at Ayr, Town Hall station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Dunfermline to Ayr is 74 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 24 min to drive from Dunfermline to Ayr.

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