How to get from Edinburgh to Kirkcaldy

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Travel Information between Edinburgh and Kirkcaldy

distanceDistance11 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£8 - £9
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £8 • 58 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £9 • 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLondon North Eastern Railway

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 11 miles between Edinburgh and Kirkcaldy. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £8. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are London North Eastern Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Edinburgh to Kirkcaldy.

Travel Tips: Travel from Edinburgh to Kirkcaldy

Travel to Kirkcaldy easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Edinburgh to Kirkcaldy.

There are 4 ways to travel to Kirkcaldy from Edinburgh including taking a coach, flight, ferry or train.

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Edinburgh to Kirkcaldy, which costs on average £8.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Kirkcaldy:

A coach is £1 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Edinburgh to Kirkcaldy costing on average £9.

The fastest way from Edinburgh to Kirkcaldy is by train with an average journey time of 35 min.

Other travel options from Edinburgh to Kirkcaldy can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 58 min   on average.

You should expect to travel around 11 miles from Edinburgh to Kirkcaldy.

The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to Kirkcaldy is:

  • Around 25 coaches per day.
  • 36 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Edinburgh and Kirkcaldy as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Edinburgh to Kirkcaldy:

  • Most travellers board their train from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Kirkcaldy.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Edinburgh to Kirkcaldy:

  • You can travel by train from Edinburgh to Kirkcaldy with London North Eastern Railway, and you can find London North Eastern Railway Edinburgh to Kirkcaldy tickets for £9 on Omio.
Your journey from Edinburgh to Kirkcaldy doesn't have to end in Kirkcaldy. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Glasgow, London or Aberdeen. If you’d like to add Glasgow, London or Aberdeen to your Edinburgh to Kirkcaldy trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Kirkcaldy today!

When planning your trip to Kirkcaldy from Edinburgh, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost £8 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost £9 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Edinburgh to Kirkcaldy online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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