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Trains Kirkcaldy to Edinburgh: Times, Prices and Tickets

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

On average, a train ticket from Kirkcaldy to Edinburgh will cost you £ 247.18. 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 £ 16.55. 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.

Kirkcaldy to Edinburgh by train

Best price £ 17.47
Journey duration 36 min
Connections per day 2
First departure 21:13
Last departure 19:35
Distance 11.2 mi
Departure Kirkcaldy
Arrival Edinburgh
Carriers Nationalrail, ScotRail, London North Eastern Railway

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Kirkcaldy - Edinburgh


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Tuesday, August 16th 2022
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Kirkcaldy - Edynburg Waverley
20:13 - 20:49
London North Eastern Railway
CO2: 0.05kg

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

In order to get from Kirkcaldy to Edinburgh faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Kirkcaldy and Edinburgh will complete the journey in 36 min. On average, it will take you about 36 min to travel the 11.2 mi between Kirkcaldy and Edinburgh.

At what time of the day can I travel from Kirkcaldy to Edinburgh?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Kirkcaldy to Edinburgh leaving at 09:15. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 19:35.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays.

Which stations are used when traveling from Kirkcaldy to Edinburgh?

Depending on the type of transport, and the provider you decide to use for your journey, you will be able to depart Kirkcaldy from the following stations: Kirkcaldy [ KDY ], Edinburgh Waverley and Kirkcaldy. Arriving at Edinburgh, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: Edinburgh [ EDB ], Kirkcaldy, Édimbourg Waverley and Edinburgh Waverley. 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 Edinburgh.

How many journeys from Kirkcaldy to Edinburgh are there every day?

If you want to get from Kirkcaldy to Edinburgh, you can travel with providers such as Nationalrail, ScotRail and London North Eastern Railway. You will find a maximum number of 4 departures per day. On average, there are 3 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 3 direct journeys between Kirkcaldy and Edinburgh. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 0 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.


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