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

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Train  •  43 min

  1. Take the train from Dundee to Kirkcaldy

$10 - $50

Cheapest option

Bus Stagecoach UK  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Seagate Bus Station to Glenrothes, Bus Station X26
  2. Take the bus from Glenrothes, Bus Station to Kirkcaldy, Alexandra Street X37

$6 - $8

3 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 / ...

$12

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dundee to Kirkcaldy 30.9 miles

$90 - $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 bus which costs £4 - £7 and takes 1 h 19 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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The distance between Dundee and Kirkcaldy is 26 miles. The road distance is 30.9 miles.

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The train from Dundee to Kirkcaldy takes 43 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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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 twice daily, and operate Monday, 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. The journey takes approximately 43 min.

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Map of how to get from Dundee to Kirkcaldy.
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  • Distance: 25.5 miles
  • Duration: 43 min

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

ScotRail operates a train from Dundee to Kirkcaldy hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $13 and the journey takes 43 min. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Fishers Tours of Dundee operates a bus from Dundee to Kirkcaldy twice daily. Tickets cost $12 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
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $13
LNER
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Dundee to Kirkcaldy
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $150
Sleeper Berth Solo
$185
Sleeper Seat
$16 - $23
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
fisherstours.co.uk
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Seagate Bus Station to Glenrothes, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Glenrothes, Bus Station to Kirkcaldy, Alexandra Street
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Dundee to Kirkcaldy
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$90 - $120
Tay Taxis
Phone
+44 1382 450450
The Taxi Club
Phone
+44 1382 202727

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