There are 7 ways to get from Stirling to Dunfermline by bus, train, taxi or car

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Line 257 bus  •  47 min

  1. Take the line 257 bus from Stirling, Bus Station (Bus Station Layby) to Dunfermline, Old Fire Station 257 / ...

$9

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Bus via Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital to Dunfermline, Bus Station X26 / ...

$13 - $15

Line 38 bus, bus  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Take the line 38 bus from Stirling, Bus Station to Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital 38
  2. Take the bus from Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital to Dunfermline, Bus Station X26 / ...

$10

Bus  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Stirling, Stance C (Railway Station) to Clackmannan, Mill Road Ma1
  2. Take the bus from Clackmannan, Mill Road to Dunfermline, Bus Station 8A / ...

$12

Train  •  1 h 42 min

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

$16 - $26

Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Stirling to Dunfermline 23.6 miles

$75 - $90

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from Stirling to Dunfermline 23.6 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Stirling to Dunfermline is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 31 min.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Stirling, Bus Station (Bus Station Layby) station and arriving at Dunfermline, Old Fire Station station. Services depart three times a week, and operate Thursday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 47 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Stirling to Dunfermline. However, there are services departing from Stirling and arriving at Dunfermline Town via Haymarket. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 42 min.

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The distance between Stirling and Dunfermline is 19 miles. The road distance is 23.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Stirling to Dunfermline without a car is to line 257 bus which takes 47 min and costs £7.

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The line 257 bus from Stirling, Bus Station (Bus Station Layby) to Dunfermline, Old Fire Station takes 47 min including transfers and departs three times a week.

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Stirling to Dunfermline bus services, operated by Fishers Tours of Dundee, arrive at Stirling, Bus Station (Bus Station Layby).

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

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The best way to get from Stirling to Dunfermline is to line 257 bus which takes 47 min and costs £7. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £11 - £20 and takes 1 h 42 min.

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Map of how to get from Stirling to Dunfermline.
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  • Distance: 18.8 miles
  • Duration: 47 min

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

Fishers Tours of Dundee operates a bus from Stirling to Dunfermline 3 times a week. Tickets cost $9 and the journey takes 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Stirling to Dunfermline via Haymarket in around 1 h 42 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Stirling to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $15
Train from Haymarket to Dunfermline Town
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$2 - $4
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $6
Bus operators
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Stirling, Bus Station (Bus Station Layby) to Dunfermline, Old Fire Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
fisherstours.co.uk
Stagecoach East Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital to Dunfermline, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Clackmannan, Mill Road to Dunfermline, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Website
stagecoachbus.com
MacKies Coaches
Phone
01259 216180
Email
enquiries@mackiescoaches.com
Website
mackiescoaches.com
Bus from Stirling, Stance C (Railway Station) to Clackmannan, Mill Road
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
mackiescoaches.com
Other operators
Taxi from Stirling to Dunfermline
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
$75 - $90

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Stirling to Dunfermline bus services, operated by Fishers Tours of Dundee, arrive at Dunfermline, Old Fire Station.

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

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

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