There are 5 ways to get from Dunfermline to Edinburgh Zoo by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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  •  37 min

  1. Take the train from Dunfermline Town to Haymarket

$8 - $13

Cheapest option

Bus  •  56 min

  1. Take the bus from Dunfermline, Bus Station to West End, Queensferry Street (after Charlotte Lane at 43) X55 / ...

$6 - $15

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dunfermline to Edinburgh Zoo 15.7 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from Dunfermline to Edinburgh Zoo 15.7 miles

$3 - $5

Uber  •  24 min

  1. Take an Uber from Dunfermline to Edinburgh Zoo 15.7 miles

$30 - $45

What companies run services between Dunfermline, Scotland and Edinburgh Zoo, Scotland?

ScotRail operates a train from Dunfermline to Edinburgh Zoo hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $8 and the journey takes 30 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach UK operates a bus from Dunfermline to Edinburgh Zoo every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 45 min. Scottish Citylink also services this route hourly.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Dunfermline Town to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $8
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dunfermline, Bus Station to West End, Queensferry Street (after Charlotte Lane at 43)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Dunfermline, Bus Station to West End, Queensferry Street (after Charlotte Lane at 43)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Edinburgh
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Dunfermline to Edinburgh Zoo
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$30 - $45
uberX
$30 - $45
uberXL
$45 - $65
UberEXEC
$45 - $65
Taxi from Dunfermline to Edinburgh Zoo
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
City Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 131 228 1211
Website
citycabs.co.uk
Edinburgh Cars
Phone
+44 131 555 1772
Central Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 131 229 2468
Website
taxis-edinburgh.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Dunfermline and Edinburgh Zoo is 19 km. The road distance is 25 km.

The cheapest way to get from Dunfermline to Edinburgh Zoo is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 24 min.

The quickest way to get from Dunfermline to Edinburgh Zoo is to taxi which takes 24 min and costs £35 - £50.

No, there is no direct bus from Dunfermline to Edinburgh Zoo. However, there are services departing from Dunfermline, Bus Station and arriving at Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo (Post House Hotel) via West End, Shandwick Place (at 23a). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 56 min.

It takes approximately 37 min to get from Dunfermline to Edinburgh Zoo, including transfers.