Duration 8h 20m
Distance 470.9 miles
Average price £100
Frequency 14/day

Trip overview

The average train between Kirkcaldy and Folkestone takes 8h 20m and the fastest train takes 6h 11m. There is a train service every few hours from Kirkcaldy to Folkestone. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train • 6h 57m

  1. Kirkcaldy
  2. Edinburgh
  3. St Pancras International
  4. Folkestone
6h 57m
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£64 - £146

Kirkcaldy to Folkestone train times

Trains run hourly between Kirkcaldy and Folkestone. The earliest departure is at 15:29 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Kirkcaldy is at 18:49 which arrives into Folkestone at 09:59. All services require a transfer, and take on average 8h 20m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Kirkcaldy to Folkestone. However, there are services departing from Kirkcaldy and arriving at Folkestone Central via Edinburgh and St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 57m.

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The distance between Kirkcaldy and Folkestone is 393 miles. The road distance is 470.9 miles.

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Kirkcaldy to Folkestone train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Kirkcaldy station.

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Kirkcaldy to Folkestone train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Folkestone Central station.

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