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

Bus Fishers Tours of Dundee  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Dunfermline, Kingsgate Centre to Ayr, Town Hall (New Bridge Street) 263

$26

Cheapest option

Bus Stagecoach UK  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Dunfermline, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station X27 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Fenwick, Stewarton Road X77
  3. Take the bus from Fenwick, Stewarton Road to Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) X77

$15 - $21

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2 h 26 min

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

$20 - $27

Train  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Dunfermline Town to Haymarket
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Glasgow Queen Street
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ayr

$32 - $43

Bus Stagecoach UK #2  •  3 h

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

$17 - $24

Drive  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Dunfermline to Ayr 74.4 miles

$16 - $23

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

Fishers Tours of Dundee operates a bus from Dunfermline to Ayr once a week. Tickets cost $26 and the journey takes 2 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Dunfermline to Ayr via Haymarket, Glasgow Queen Street, and Glasgow Central in around 2 h 44 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
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $18
Train from Dunfermline Town to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $8
Train from Haymarket to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $17
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 (New Bridge Street)
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
fisherstours.co.uk
Stagecoach UK
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Fenwick, Stewarton Road
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Fenwick, Stewarton Road to Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street)
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Dunfermline to Ayr?

The distance between Dunfermline and Ayr is 100 km. The road distance is 119 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Dunfermline to Ayr is to bus which costs £10 - £16 and takes 2 h 39 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Dunfermline to Ayr is to drive which takes 1 h 24 min and costs £11 - £17.

Is there a direct train between Dunfermline and Ayr?

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 2 h 44 min.

Is there a direct bus between Dunfermline and Ayr?

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

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

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