How to get from Kirkcaldy to Edinburgh

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Travel Information from Kirkcaldy to Edinburgh

distanceDistance11 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£8 - £9
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £8 • 1 h 4 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £9 • 36 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLondon North Eastern Railway

Travel 11 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train between Kirkcaldy and Edinburgh. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 36 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 journey are London North Eastern Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct train from Kirkcaldy to Edinburgh.

Travel Tips: Travel from Kirkcaldy to Edinburgh

Travel to Edinburgh 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 Kirkcaldy to Edinburgh.

There are 4 travel options from Kirkcaldy to Edinburgh: coach, flight, ferry or train.

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

This is compared to other ways of getting to Edinburgh:

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

The quickest way to travel between Kirkcaldy and Edinburgh is by train, which takes on average 36 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by coach can take 1 h 4 min   on average.

The distance from Kirkcaldy to Edinburgh is approximately 11 miles.

The average frequency per day from Kirkcaldy to Edinburgh is:

  • 34 coaches a day.
  • 36 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Kirkcaldy to Edinburgh 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 Kirkcaldy to Edinburgh:

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

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

  • You can travel to Edinburgh from Kirkcaldy by train with London North Eastern Railway. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £9 with London North Eastern Railway from Kirkcaldy to Edinburgh.

Yes, there are direct routes from Kirkcaldy to Edinburgh with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct train to Edinburgh with Scotrail or London North Eastern Railway with 36 direct trains per day.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Edinburgh tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this route.

Many of our customers travelling from Kirkcaldy to Edinburgh don't make Edinburgh their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Glasgow or Manchester, either of which you could add to your Kirkcaldy and Edinburgh trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Edinburgh to any of these top destinations today!

Before travelling from Kirkcaldy to Edinburgh, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £8 one way for this route.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £9 one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Kirkcaldy to Edinburgh tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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