London to Dunfermline by train

  • First train
    05:31
  • Last train
    23:50
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 18m
  • Distance
    552 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    18
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 52m
  • Train operators

Travelling from London to Dunfermline by train

Fast trains from London to Dunfermline take around 5 hours and 18 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 552 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between London and Dunfermline.

1. Are there direct trains from London to Dunfermline?

Journeys between London and Dunfermline usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 16 departures on the route from London to Dunfermline every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 26 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from London to Dunfermline?

The London to Dunfermline train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 18 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the London to Dunfermline train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Dunfermline is usually scheduled to depart London around 05:31 and the last train is around 23:50. At weekends the first train of the day leaves London around 06:12, and the last at 23:38.

When to book London to Dunfermline train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from London to Dunfermline by train.

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Which train companies operate between London and Dunfermline?

More than one train company operates on the route from London to Dunfermline, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Caledonian Sleeper
  • East Coast
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • ScotRail

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.