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Duration 6h 46m
Distance 315 miles
Average price £272
Frequency 11/day

Trip overview

The average train between Kirkcaldy and Leicester takes 6h 46m and the fastest train takes 5h 18m. The train service runs several times per day from Kirkcaldy to Leicester. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Kirkcaldy
  2. Edinburgh
  3. Derby
  4. Leicester
6h 38m
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£144 - £435

Kirkcaldy to Leicester train times

Trains run every two hours between Kirkcaldy and Leicester. The earliest departure is at 00:01 in the morning, and the last departure from Kirkcaldy is at 17:00 which arrives into Leicester at 05:29. All services require a transfer, and take on average 6h 46m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Kirkcaldy to Leicester. However, there are services departing from Kirkcaldy and arriving at Leicester via Edinburgh and Derby. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 38m.

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The distance between Kirkcaldy and Leicester is 255 miles. The road distance is 315 miles.

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

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Kirkcaldy to Leicester train services, operated by East Midlands Railways, arrive at Leicester station.

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