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

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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

$23

Cheapest option

Bus Stagecoach UK  •  2 h 25 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

$14 - $18

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2 h 30 min

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

$18 - $24

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

$30 - $38

Bus Stagecoach UK #2  •  3 h 4 min

  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

$15 - $21

Drive  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Dunfermline to Ayr 74.4 miles

$16 - $23

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The cheapest way to get from Dunfermline to Ayr is to bus which costs £11 - £15 and takes 2 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dunfermline to Ayr is to drive which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1 h 24 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 bus from Dunfermline, Kingsgate Centre to Ayr, Town Hall (New Bridge Street) takes 2 h 20 min including transfers and departs three times a week.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dunfermline, Kingsgate Centre and arriving at Ayr, Town Hall (New Bridge Street). Services depart three times a week, and operate Monday and 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 2 h 44 min.

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The nearest airport to Ayr is Glasgow/Prestwick (PIK) Airport which is 3.3 miles away. Other nearby airports include Glasgow (GLA) (29 miles), Edinburgh (EDI) (60 miles), Belfast City (BHD) (76.8 miles) and Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) (84.1 miles).

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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 3 times a week. Tickets cost $23 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
$12 - $16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $16
Train from Dunfermline Town to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $8
Train from Haymarket to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $15
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
3 times a week
Estimated price
$23
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 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Fenwick, Stewarton Road to Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
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
$9 - $13
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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