Preston to Kirkcaldy by train Find train times and tickets

  • Recommended departure
    23:56
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 20m

Travelling from Preston to Kirkcaldy by train

The fastest trains from Preston to Kirkcaldy take around 4 hours and 20 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 264 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Preston and Kirkcaldy.

Direct trains run between Preston and Kirkcaldy.

We usually find at least one direct train on the route from Preston to Kirkcaldy every weekday.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends. The duration is normally about 4 hours and 20 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the only direct train to Kirkcaldy is usually scheduled to depart Preston around 00:35. At weekends the only direct train usually departs Preston around 23:56.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Preston 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 Preston to Kirkcaldy by train.

Which trains operate between Preston and Kirkcaldy?

Serco Caledonian Sleeper is the rail operator that operates on the route from Preston to Kirkcaldy.

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 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.

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