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Taking a trip up the coast? Jump on one of the direct trains from Edinburgh to Kirkcaldy and arrive in around 40 minutes. Services set off throughout the day, so you’ve got plenty of options. Whether you’re heading home, enjoying a beach or woodland stroll, or meeting up with a mate, check live train times from Edinburgh to Kirkcaldy to help plan your trip. You won’t pay booking fees through our website either – so stick with us to save on your train tickets from Edinburgh to Kirkcaldy.

Journey information from Edinburgh to Kirkcaldy

  • How long is the average journey duration from Edinburgh to Kirkcaldy? 0 hours 43 minutes
  • How long is the fastest journey duration from Edinburgh to Kirkcaldy? 0 hours 32 minutes
  • When is the first train from Edinburgh to Kirkcaldy? 04:39
  • When is the last train from Edinburgh to Kirkcaldy? 22:58
  • How many services run for Edinburgh to Kirkcaldy today? 45

The above information is intended as a guide. It may not include timetable alterations because of engineering work, unplanned disruption etc. Please use the journey planner to plan your journey before you travel. Some tickets are subject to restrictions. Please check these before you travel.

The information above refers to direct journeys only. Other journeys may be available by changing train or by using a different London Terminal. At certain times buses may operate some of the journeys shown. Services of all operators on the route shown are included in the figures. Not all tickets may be used on all services.

On many routes, the last journey before services finish for the day departs after midnight. Where this is the case, it is this service (in the early hours of the following morning), and not the last one before midnight that is shown.


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