There are 6 ways to get from Edinburgh to Dunfermline by train, bus, taxi, car, rideshare 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.

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Train  •  31 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Dunfermline Town

$6 - $8

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  43 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Edinburgh to Dunfermline 17.5 miles

$4

4 alternative options

Bus  •  44 min

  1. Take the bus from West End, Queensferry Street (after Queensferry Street Lane) to Dunfermline, Bothwell Street (Bank of Scotland) X55

$4 - $6

Taxi  •  29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to Dunfermline 17.6 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  29 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Dunfermline 17.6 miles

$3 - $6

Uber  •  29 min

  1. Take an Uber from Edinburgh to Dunfermline 17.6 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Dunfermline is to rideshare which costs £3 and takes 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Dunfermline is to taxi which costs £40 - £55 and takes 29 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Dunfermline is 13 miles. The road distance is 17.6 miles.

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The train from Edinburgh to Dunfermline Town takes 31 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from West End, Queensferry Street (after Queensferry Street Lane) and arriving at Dunfermline, Bothwell Street (Bank of Scotland). Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate Monday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 44 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Dunfermline Town. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 31 min.

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

ScotRail operates a train from Edinburgh to Dunfermline hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $8 and the journey takes 31 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach UK operates a bus from Edinburgh to Dunfermline every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 44 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Dunfermline Town
Ave. Duration
31 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 West End, Queensferry Street (after Queensferry Street Lane) to Dunfermline, Bothwell Street (Bank of Scotland)
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Edinburgh to Dunfermline
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Uber Edinburgh
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Edinburgh to Dunfermline
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$30 - $45
uberX
$30 - $45
uberXL
$45 - $70
UberEXEC
$50 - $70
Taxi from Edinburgh to Dunfermline
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
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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