Preston to Kirkcaldy by train

  • First train
    00:35
  • Last train
    00:58
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 20m
  • Distance
    264 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    2
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 26m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Preston to Kirkcaldy by train

Fast 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.

1. Are there direct trains from Preston to Kirkcaldy?

Direct trains from Preston to Kirkcaldy have been found.

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.

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

The Preston to Kirkcaldy train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 20 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

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.

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.

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Which train companies operate between Preston and Kirkcaldy?

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

  • Caledonian Sleeper
  • Serco Caledonian Sleeper

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.

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