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Birmingham to Kirkcaldy by train

The journey from Birmingham to Kirkcaldy by train is 256.08 mi and takes 6 hrs 23 mins. There are 2 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:03 and the last at 14:03. It is possible to travel from Birmingham to Kirkcaldy by train for as little as £151.92 or as much as £151.92. The best price for this journey is £151.92.

Lowest Price£151.92
Journey Duration6 hrs 23 mins
Connection per Day2
Lowest Price£151.92
Highest Price£151.92
First Departure12:03
Last Departure14:03
Distance256.08 mi
DepartureBirmingham
ArrivalKirkcaldy
CarriersScotRail, CrossCountry

Traveling from Birmingham to Kirkcaldy with Virail

Planning to travel from Birmingham to Kirkcaldy? Sometimes it can be hard to know where to start - but that's where Virail comes in. Our powerful search engine will explore all the options available for your trip, combing through more than 2000 transport companies all over the globe. All you have to do is enter your travel dates. In an instant, we'll show you a thorough list of possible routes, with all the information you need to make your decision. Choose from buses, trains, and more, connecting or direct, one-way or round trip - whatever you prefer. When you see your results, select your chosen option and Virail will redirect you to the provider's website, where you can complete your booking. Let us do the legwork for you, and you can just sit back and enjoy your trip.

How much will I pay for train tickets from Birmingham to Kirkcaldy?

On average, a train ticket from Birmingham to Kirkcaldy will cost you £151.92. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as £151.92. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest train tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.
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When you're traveling from Birmingham to Kirkcaldy, you can expect to pay an average of approximately £151.92. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

How long does the journey from Birmingham to Kirkcaldy take by train?

With a distance of 256.08 mi between Birmingham and Kirkcaldy, it will usually take 6 hrs 23 mins to complete the journey. This average figure may vary from day to day. Delays could be caused by unexpected weather conditions, roadworks or construction, local events, or other unforeseen circumstances. Remember that your journey may take longer than 6 hrs 23 mins. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. The journey from Birmingham to Kirkcaldy covers a distance of 256.08 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 6 hrs 23 mins. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 6 hrs 22 mins. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Birmingham to Kirkcaldy faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

When do departures from Birmingham to Kirkcaldy leave?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Birmingham to Kirkcaldy, which usually leaves at 12:03. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 14:03. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year. The first journey of the night departs from Birmingham at 12:03. If you prefer to travel later in that night, the last departure will leave at 14:03. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Birmingham and Kirkcaldy. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side.

Which stations are used when traveling from Birmingham to Kirkcaldy?

Depending on the type of transport, and the provider you decide to use for your journey, you will be able to depart Birmingham from the following stations: Five ways,Birmingham moor street,Birmingham, Coach Station,Birmingham new street. Arriving at Kirkcaldy, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: Kirkcaldy Railway Station. Not all transport providers serve every station, so check in advance to see exactly where your route takes you. You may need to use another form of transport to get from one station to another or to your final destination when you arrive in Kirkcaldy.

How many times a day do journeys run from Birmingham to Kirkcaldy?

If you want to get from Birmingham to Kirkcaldy, you can travel with providers such as . You will find a maximum number of departures per day. On average, there are 2 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 0 direct journeys between Birmingham and Kirkcaldy. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 2 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Birmingham to Kirkcaldy. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Kirkcaldy
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Kirkcaldy.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Birmingham to Kirkcaldy, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Birmingham to Kirkcaldy.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Kirkcaldy

The cheapest Birmingham - Kirkcaldy train tickets can be found for as low as £29.15 if you’re lucky, or £31.81 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as £35.20.

Find the best day to travel to Kirkcaldy by train

When travelling to Kirkcaldy by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

ScotRail is a train operating company that provides passenger rail services throughout Scotland. It is a subsidiary of Abellio, a Dutch state-owned transportation company. ScotRail provides a connection between Glasgow and Edinburgh, allowing travelers to easily explore the scenic Scottish East Coast and Highlands. Additionally, a range of destinations including Aberdeen, Inverness, and Stirling can be discovered through ScotRail's services.

Services on board ScotRail from Birmingham to Kirkcaldy
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Birmingham to Kirkcaldy CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
28.85kg
Bus
30.91kg
Flight
82.43kg
Car
65.94kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Birmingham to Kirkcaldy by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Birmingham and Kirkcaldy are 28.85kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Birmingham and Kirkcaldy? By taking the train between Birmingham and Kirkcaldy you will save 53.58kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 2.06kg compared to a bus and 37.09kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Birmingham to Kirkcaldy?
A train ticket from Birmingham to Kirkcaldy is £151.92. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as £151.92.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Birmingham to Kirkcaldy?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Birmingham to Kirkcaldy is £151.92. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Birmingham and Kirkcaldy by train?
Birmingham to Kirkcaldy is 256.08 mi.
How long does the train between Birmingham and Kirkcaldy take?
Birmingham to Kirkcaldy is on average 6 hrs 23 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 6 hrs 22 mins.
Which companies operate from Birmingham to Kirkcaldy?
The train journey from Birmingham to Kirkcaldy is covered by 1 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: ScotRail and CrossCountry.
How many train connections per day go from Birmingham to Kirkcaldy?
Birmingham to Kirkcaldy has 2 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Birmingham to Kirkcaldy leave?
The earliest train from Birmingham to Kirkcaldy departs at 12:03. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Birmingham to Kirkcaldy depart?
The latest train from Birmingham to Kirkcaldy departs at 14:03. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Birmingham to Kirkcaldy in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is £151.92 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
What's the fastest journey time between Birmingham to Kirkcaldy by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Birmingham and Kirkcaldy is 6 hrs 22 mins.
Is there a direct train from Birmingham to Kirkcaldy?
Yes, there is a direct train between Birmingham and Kirkcaldy.
What are the CO2 emissions for Birmingham to Kirkcaldy by train?
The train journey from Birmingham to Kirkcaldy creates 28.85kg of CO2 emissions.

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