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There are 5 ways to get from Dundee to Kirkcaldy by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  44 min

  1. Take the train from Dundee to Kirkcaldy

$10 - $50

4 alternative options

Bus Fishers Tours of Dundee  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Dundee City Centre, Murraygate to Kirkcaldy, Bus Station 260 / ...

Bus Stagecoach East Scotland  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Dundee City Centre, Bus Station to Glenrothes, Bus Station X54 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Glenrothes, Bus Station to Kirkcaldy, Alexandra Street X37

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dundee to Kirkcaldy 30.9 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from Dundee to Kirkcaldy 30.9 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Dundee to Kirkcaldy is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dundee to Kirkcaldy is to taxi which costs £70 - £90 and takes 38 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dundee City Centre, Murraygate and arriving at Kirkcaldy, Bus Station station. Services depart five times a week, and operate Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 19 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Dundee and arriving at Kirkcaldy. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 44 min.

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The distance between Dundee and Kirkcaldy is 26 miles. The road distance is 30.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Dundee to Kirkcaldy without a car is to train which takes 44 min and costs £8 - £40.

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The train from Dundee to Kirkcaldy takes 44 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Dundee to Kirkcaldy bus services, operated by Fishers Tours of Dundee, depart from Dundee City Centre, Murraygate station.

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

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The best way to get from Dundee to Kirkcaldy is to train which takes 44 min and costs £8 - £40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 19 min.

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Map of how to get from Dundee to Kirkcaldy.
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  • Distance: 25.5 miles
  • Duration: 44 min

What companies run services between Dundee, Scotland and Kirkcaldy, Scotland?

ScotRail operates a train from Dundee to Kirkcaldy hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $14 and the journey takes 44 min. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Fishers Tours of Dundee operates a bus from Dundee to Kirkcaldy 5 times a week, and the journey takes 1 h 19 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Dundee to Kirkcaldy
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $14
LNER
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Dundee to Kirkcaldy
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$189
Sleeper Seat
$16 - $24
Bus operators
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Dundee City Centre, Murraygate to Kirkcaldy, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
fisherstours.co.uk
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dundee City Centre, Bus Station to Glenrothes, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Glenrothes, Bus Station to Kirkcaldy, Alexandra Street
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Other operators
Taxi from Dundee to Kirkcaldy
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Tay Taxis
Phone
+44 1382 450450
The Taxi Club
Phone
+44 1382 202727

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Dundee to Kirkcaldy bus services, operated by Fishers Tours of Dundee, arrive at Kirkcaldy, Bus Station.

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Dundee to Kirkcaldy train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Kirkcaldy station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dundee to Kirkcaldy is 31 miles. It takes approximately 38 min to drive from Dundee to Kirkcaldy.

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