Travel within United Kingdom is: Partially open. See details.

There are 5 ways to get from Edinburgh to Kinglassie by train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1h 40m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Cardenden

£8 - £20

4 alternative options

Bus  •  1h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Glenrothes, Bus Station Arrival Bay X59 / ...

£8 - £13

Bus, line 32 bus  •  2h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Kirkcaldy, Bus Station X58 / ...
  2. Take the line 32 bus from Kirkcaldy, Bus Station to Kinglassie, Lochty Road 32 / ...

£9 - £13

Taxi  •  36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to Kinglassie 27.3 miles

£60 - £75

Drive  •  36 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Kinglassie 27.3 miles

£4 - £6

Edinburgh to Kinglassie by train and bus

The journey time between Edinburgh and Kinglassie is around 1h 29m and covers a distance of around 30 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 5m. Operated by First ScotRail Service and Stagecoach East Scotland, the Edinburgh to Kinglassie service departs from Edinburgh and arrives in Kinglassie, Hillside Terrace. Typically 109 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 29m
Fastest journey time:
1h 5m
Services per week:
109
Cheapest price:
£8
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:15
Last service departs at:
21:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Edinburgh to Kinglassie train and bus schedules

Edinburgh → Kinglassie
Partially open

Travel safe during COVID-19

Rules to follow in United Kingdom

2m

Mandatory

Travel within United Kingdom

Nationwide control measures in place

COVID-19 help in United Kingdom

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 111

Frequently Asked Questions


There are currently travel restrictions within United Kingdom.

Explore options for future travel

Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place

Explore travel options

The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kinglassie is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Kinglassie is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Kinglassie is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 111.

Last updated: 19 Jun 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: UK Government.

We're working around the clock to bring you the latest COVID-19 travel updates.
This information is compiled from official sources. To the best of our knowledge, it is correct as of the last update.
Visit Rome2rio travel advice for general help.

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Kinglassie is to drive which costs £4 - £6 and takes 36 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Kinglassie is to taxi which costs £60 - £75 and takes 36 min.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Kinglassie. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Princes Street and arriving at Kinglassie, Lochty Avenue via Glenrothes, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 46m.

More details

The distance between Edinburgh and Kinglassie is 15 miles. The road distance is 27.3 miles.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Edinburgh to Kinglassie without a car is to train which takes 1h 40m and costs £8 - £20.

More details

It takes approximately 1h 40m to get from Edinburgh to Kinglassie, including transfers.

More details

Edinburgh to Kinglassie bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, depart from Edinburgh, Princes Street station.

More details

The best way to get from Edinburgh to Kinglassie is to train which takes 1h 40m and costs £8 - £20. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1h 46m.

Mode details

Edinburgh to Kinglassie bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, arrive at Glenrothes, Bus Station Arrival Bay.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Kinglassie is 27 miles. It takes approximately 36 min to drive from Edinburgh to Kinglassie.

Get driving directions

Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Kinglassie.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 15.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 40m

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Kinglassie, Scotland?

First ScotRail Service operates a train from Edinburgh to Cardenden hourly. Tickets cost £6 - £17 and the journey takes 51 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach East Scotland operates a bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Glenrothes, Bus Station Arrival Bay hourly. Tickets cost £6 - £9 and the journey takes 1h 6m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Cardenden
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £17
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £9
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£13 - £17
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Glenrothes, Bus Station Arrival Bay
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Kirkcaldy, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Kirkcaldy, Bus Station to Kinglassie, Lochty Road
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Other operators
Taxi from Edinburgh to Kinglassie
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
£60 - £75
Persevere Cabs
Phone
+44 131 555 2323
Website
perseverecabs.com
Dunedin Taxis
Phone
+44 131 669 2323
City Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 131 228 1211
Website
citycabs.co.uk
Central Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 131 229 2468
Website
taxis-edinburgh.co.uk
Capital Cars
Phone
+44 131 777 7777
Website
capitalcarsscotland.co.uk

Want to know more about travelling around United Kingdom

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

There are 518+ hotels available in Kinglassie. Prices start at £75 per night.

More details