There are 5 ways to get from Paisley to Dunfermline by bus, train, taxi or car

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Line 9 bus, bus  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the line 9 bus from Paisley, Smithhills Street to Buchanan Bus Station 9
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dunfermline, Bus Station X27 / ...

$16

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Train  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Haymarket
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Dunfermline Town

$24 - $73

Line 26 bus, bus  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Take the line 26 bus from Paisley, Espedair Burn to Braehead Shopping Centre, Bus Station 26
  2. Take the bus from Braehead Shopping Centre, Bus Station to Dunfermline, Bus Station X24

$20

Taxi  •  58 min

  1. Take a taxi from Paisley to Dunfermline 48.6 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  58 min

  1. Drive from Paisley to Dunfermline 48.6 miles

$10 - $16

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No, there is no direct bus from Paisley to Dunfermline station. However, there are services departing from Paisley, Smithhills Street and arriving at Dunfermline, Bus Station via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Paisley to Dunfermline. However, there are services departing from Paisley Gilmour Street and arriving at Dunfermline Town via Glasgow Central and Haymarket. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 21 min.

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The distance between Paisley and Dunfermline is 41 miles. The road distance is 48.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Paisley to Dunfermline without a car is to line 9 bus and bus which takes 1 h 55 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 55 min to get from Paisley to Dunfermline, including transfers.

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Paisley to Dunfermline bus services, operated by First, depart from Paisley, Smithhills Street station.

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Paisley to Dunfermline train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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The best way to get from Paisley to Dunfermline is to line 9 bus and bus which takes 1 h 55 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 2 h 21 min.

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Paisley to Dunfermline bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, arrive at Dunfermline, Bus Station.

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

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Map of how to get from Paisley to Dunfermline.
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  • Distance: 41.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 55 min

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

You can take a bus from Paisley to Dunfermline via Buchanan Bus Station in around 1 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Paisley to Dunfermline via Glasgow Central and Haymarket in around 2 h 21 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $19
Train from Haymarket to Dunfermline Town
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $8
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dunfermline, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$13
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Braehead Shopping Centre, Bus Station to Dunfermline, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16
Website
stagecoachbus.com
McGills Bus Service
Other operators
Taxi from Paisley to Dunfermline
Ave. Duration
58 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190
Glasgow Taxis
Phone
+44 141 429 7070
Website
glasgowtaxis.co.uk
City Cars Private Hire
Phone
+44 141 959 1212
Website
citycarsprivatehire.com
Hampden Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 141 429 1122
Website
hampdencars.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Paisley to Dunfermline is 49 miles. It takes approximately 58 min to drive from Paisley to Dunfermline.

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