Edinburgh to Kirkcaldy by train
Travelling from Edinburgh to Kirkcaldy by train
Fast trains from Edinburgh to Kirkcaldy take around 32 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 18 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Kirkcaldy.
1. Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Kirkcaldy?
Direct trains from Edinburgh to Kirkcaldy have been found.
We usually find around 71 direct trains on the route from Edinburgh to Kirkcaldy every weekday.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 62 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Edinburgh to Kirkcaldy?
The Edinburgh to Kirkcaldy train travel time is normally about 32 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Edinburgh to Kirkcaldy train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Kirkcaldy is usually scheduled to depart Edinburgh around 05:30 and the last train is around 23:09.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Edinburgh around 05:30, and the last at 23:10.
What's the Edinburgh to Kirkcaldy train price?
The cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Edinburgh to Kirkcaldy are $9.98, and there isn't much difference in price depending on when you book.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $10, and when booking 7 days in advance the price is usually the same. Booking on the day of travel may be more expensive.
When to book Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh to Kirkcaldy by train.
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Which train companies operate between Edinburgh and Kirkcaldy?
More than one train company operates on the route from Edinburgh to Kirkcaldy, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- East Coast
- London North Eastern Railway
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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