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

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Recommended option

Line 257 bus  •  48 min

  1. Take the line 257 bus from Dunfermline, Kingsgate Centre to Stirling, Bus Station 257 / ...

Cheapest option

Bus via Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Dunfermline, Bus Station to Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital X24 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital to Stirling, Bus Station 38 / ...

$2 - $7

4 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Dunfermline, Bus Station to Alloa, Shillinghill 8A / ...
  2. Take the bus from Alloa, Shillinghill to Stirling, Stance E 51 / ...

$2 - $4

Train  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Dunfermline Town to Haymarket
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Stirling

$10 - $19

Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dunfermline to Stirling 24.1 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from Dunfermline to Stirling 24.1 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Dunfermline to Stirling is to bus which costs £2 - £3 and takes 1 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dunfermline to Stirling is to taxi which costs £55 - £70 and takes 31 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dunfermline, Kingsgate Centre and arriving at Stirling, Bus Station station. Services depart twice a week, and operate Thursday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 48 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Dunfermline to Stirling. However, there are services departing from Dunfermline Town and arriving at Stirling via Haymarket. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 28 min.

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The distance between Dunfermline and Stirling is 19 miles. The road distance is 24.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Dunfermline to Stirling without a car is to line 257 bus which takes 48 min and costs .

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The line 257 bus from Dunfermline, Kingsgate Centre to Stirling, Bus Station takes 48 min including transfers and departs twice a week.

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

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Dunfermline to Stirling train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Dunfermline Town station.

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The best way to get from Dunfermline to Stirling is to line 257 bus which takes 48 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs £7 - £15 and takes 1 h 28 min.

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Map of how to get from Dunfermline to Stirling.
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  • Distance: 18.8 miles
  • Duration: 48 min

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

Fishers Tours of Dundee operates a bus from Dunfermline to Stirling twice a week, and the journey takes 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Dunfermline to Stirling via Haymarket in around 1 h 28 min.

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
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $8
Train from Haymarket to Stirling
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $12
Bus operators
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Dunfermline, Kingsgate Centre to Stirling, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
fisherstours.co.uk
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dunfermline, Bus Station to Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Dunfermline, Bus Station to Alloa, Shillinghill
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital to Stirling, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Alloa, Shillinghill to Stirling, Stance E
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
First
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital to Stirling, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
MacKies Coaches
Phone
01259 216180
Email
enquiries@mackiescoaches.com
Website
mackiescoaches.com
Bus from Alloa, Shillinghill to Stirling, station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
mackiescoaches.com
Other operators
Taxi from Dunfermline to Stirling
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
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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Dunfermline to Stirling bus services, operated by Fishers Tours of Dundee, arrive at Stirling, Bus Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Dunfermline to Stirling is 24 miles. It takes approximately 31 min to drive from Dunfermline to Stirling.

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