Kirkcaldy to Manchester by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:53
  • Last train
    23:57
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 44m

Travelling from Kirkcaldy to Manchester by train

Fast trains from Kirkcaldy to Manchester take around 3 hours and 44 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 300 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Kirkcaldy and Manchester.

Are there direct trains from Kirkcaldy to Manchester?

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

We usually find around 24 departures on the route from Kirkcaldy to Manchester 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 25 departures.

How long is the train journey from Kirkcaldy to Manchester?

The Kirkcaldy to Manchester train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 44 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Kirkcaldy to Manchester train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Manchester is usually scheduled to depart Kirkcaldy around 05:53 and the last train is around 23:57. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Kirkcaldy around 06:14, and the last at 23:54.

When to book Kirkcaldy to Manchester 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 Kirkcaldy to Manchester by train.

Which train companies operate between Kirkcaldy and Manchester?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First TransPennine Express
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • ScotRail
  • Serco Caledonian Sleeper
  • TransPennine Express

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

Find journey information for Manchester to Kirkcaldy

Other journeys to Manchester View all journeys to Manchester

Search accommodation in Manchester

Country guide

Trains to the UK

Read our country guide

Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail 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.

Log in / Register

  1. We'd love to send you (occasional) emails with travel tips, sales and special offers. You can change your preferences at any time.
  1. By registering you agree with our privacy policy.