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Edinburgh to Dunfermline by bus

The journey from Edinburgh to Dunfermline by bus is 13.09 mi and takes 1 hr 10 mins. There are 13 connections per day, with the first departure at 09:15 and the last at 21:13. It is possible to travel from Edinburgh to Dunfermline by bus for as little as £6.43 or as much as £6.82. The best price for this journey is £6.43.

Lowest Price£6.43
Journey Duration1 hr 10 mins
Connection per Day13
Lowest Price£6.43
Highest Price£6.82
First Departure09:15
Last Departure21:13
Distance13.09 mi
DepartureEdinburgh
ArrivalDunfermline
CarriersScotRail, London North Eastern Railway

Edinburgh to Dunfermline Bus Times

Departure date
Saturday, 15 Jun 2024

Traveling from Edinburgh to Dunfermline with Virail

Virail helps thousands of travelers plan their journeys every year. How? It's easy. Just enter the dates on which you plan to travel from Edinburgh to Dunfermline. Our powerful engine will look at the data from thousands of travel providers, then show you all the available routes. You can choose to travel however you want. Decide on the type of transport you want to use, what time of day you'd like to set off and whether you'd like a direct journey or one with connections. When you've found your ideal route, Virail will redirect you to the web page of the provider. There, you can make your booking, then it's time to prepare for your trip.

How can I get the cheapest bus tickets to travel from Edinburgh to Dunfermline?

The prices for bus tickets from Edinburgh to Dunfermline vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest bus tickets from Edinburgh to Dunfermline will cost £6.43. The average bus ticket price is approximately £6.53. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.
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Prices will vary when you travel from Edinburgh to Dunfermline. On average, though, you'll pay about £6.53 for a bus ticket. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper bus tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest bus tickets.

How long is the journey from Edinburgh to Dunfermline by bus?

The distance between Edinburgh to Dunfermline is approximately 13.09 mi. In general, it will take you about 1 hr 10 mins to complete the journey between the two cities. However, it is important to remember that journey times may vary according to a number of factors, including seasonal weather conditions, local events or diversions, and the type of terrain that must be crossed. Keep this in mind if you are intending to make a later connection, and always plan accordingly. The journey between Edinburgh and Dunfermline runs for about 13.09 mi and usually takes approximately 1 hr 10 mins. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 0 hrs 48 mins. If you are trying to get from Edinburgh to Dunfermline as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

What time are the departures from Edinburgh to Dunfermline?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Edinburgh to Dunfermline leaving at 09:15. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 21:13.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays. If you prefer to travel at night, you will usually find the first departure from Edinburgh to Dunfermline leaving at 09:15. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last departure of the night leaves at 21:13.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays.

How many times a day do journeys run from Edinburgh to Dunfermline?

On average, there are 13 daily departures from Edinburgh to Dunfermline. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include , and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 0 departures from Edinburgh which travel directly to Dunfermline. There are 13 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Edinburgh to Dunfermline. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap bus tickets from Edinburgh to Dunfermline
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Dunfermline.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Edinburgh to Dunfermline, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Edinburgh to Dunfermline.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Edinburgh to Dunfermline

The cheapest Edinburgh - Dunfermline bus tickets can be found for as low as £4.80 if you’re lucky, or £6.10 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as £9.15.

Find the best day to travel to Dunfermline by bus

When travelling to Dunfermline by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

ScotRail is a train operating company that provides passenger rail services throughout Scotland. It is a subsidiary of Abellio, a Dutch state-owned transportation company. ScotRail provides a connection between Glasgow and Edinburgh, allowing travelers to easily explore the scenic Scottish East Coast and Highlands. Additionally, a range of destinations including Aberdeen, Inverness, and Stirling can be discovered through ScotRail's services.

Services on board ScotRail and London North Eastern Railway from Edinburgh to Dunfermline
Compare services on board when travelling from Edinburgh to Dunfermline by bus.
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Edinburgh to Dunfermline CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
1.47kg
Bus
1.58kg
Flight
4.21kg
Car
3.37kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Edinburgh to Dunfermline?
A bus ticket from Edinburgh to Dunfermline is £6.53. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as £6.43.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Edinburgh to Dunfermline?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Edinburgh to Dunfermline is £6.43. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Edinburgh and Dunfermline by bus?
Edinburgh to Dunfermline is 13.09 mi.
How long does the bus between Edinburgh and Dunfermline take?
Edinburgh to Dunfermline is on average 1 hr 10 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 0 hrs 48 mins.
Which companies operate from Edinburgh to Dunfermline?
The bus journey from Edinburgh to Dunfermline is covered by 1 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: ScotRail and London North Eastern Railway.
How many bus connections per day go from Edinburgh to Dunfermline?
Edinburgh to Dunfermline has 13 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Edinburgh to Dunfermline leave?
The earliest bus from Edinburgh to Dunfermline departs at 09:15. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Edinburgh to Dunfermline depart?
The latest bus from Edinburgh to Dunfermline departs at 21:13. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Edinburgh to Dunfermline in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is £6.43 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
What's the fastest journey time between Edinburgh to Dunfermline by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Edinburgh and Dunfermline is 0 hrs 48 mins.
Is there a direct bus from Edinburgh to Dunfermline?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Edinburgh and Dunfermline.
What are the CO2 emissions for Edinburgh to Dunfermline by bus?
The bus journey from Edinburgh to Dunfermline creates 1.58kg of CO2 emissions.

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