Glasgow to Kirkcaldy by train

  • First train
    06:00
  • Last train
    00:05
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 19m
  • Distance
    73 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    61
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 48m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Glasgow to Kirkcaldy by train

Fast trains from Glasgow to Kirkcaldy take around 1 hour and 19 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 73 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Glasgow and Kirkcaldy.

1. Are there direct trains from Glasgow to Kirkcaldy?

Journeys between Glasgow and Kirkcaldy usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 57 departures on the route from Glasgow to Kirkcaldy 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 66 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Glasgow to Kirkcaldy?

The Glasgow to Kirkcaldy train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 19 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Glasgow to Kirkcaldy train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Kirkcaldy is usually scheduled to depart Glasgow around 05:44 and the last train is around 23:30. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Glasgow around 06:00, and the last at 00:06.

When to book Glasgow to Kirkcaldy 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 Glasgow to Kirkcaldy by train.

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Which train companies operate between Glasgow and Kirkcaldy?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • 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.

Kirkcaldy to Glasgow by train

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