There are 5 ways to get from Fort William to Kirkcaldy by bus, train or car

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Bus, train  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Pitlochry, Fishers Hotel 226 / ...
  2. Take the train from Pitlochry to Kirkcaldy

$41 - $46

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Bus  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station 914 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Kirkcaldy, Railway Station Stance D X27

$40 - $49

3 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Fort William to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Haymarket

$41 - $70

Train, bus  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Fort William to Edinburgh
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stance 5) to Kirkcaldy, Glebe Park X58

$41 - $53

Drive  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Fort William to Kirkcaldy 131.3 miles

$28 - $45

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No, there is no direct bus from Fort William station to Kirkcaldy station. However, there are services departing from Fort William, Bus Station and arriving at Kirkcaldy, Railway Station Stance D via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Fort William to Kirkcaldy. However, there are services departing from Fort William and arriving at Kirkcaldy via Glasgow Queen Street and Haymarket. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 49 min.

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The distance between Fort William and Kirkcaldy is 89 miles. The road distance is 131.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort William to Kirkcaldy without a car is to bus and train which takes 4 h 5 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 5 min to get from Fort William to Kirkcaldy, including transfers.

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Fort William to Kirkcaldy bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Fort William, Bus Station.

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

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The best way to get from Fort William to Kirkcaldy is to bus which takes 5 h 15 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 5 h 49 min.

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Fort William to Kirkcaldy bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, arrive at Kirkcaldy, Railway Station Stance D.

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Fort William to Kirkcaldy train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Haymarket station.

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Map of how to get from Fort William to Kirkcaldy.
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  • Distance: 89.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 5 min

What companies run services between Fort William, Scotland and Kirkcaldy, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Fort William to Kirkcaldy via Buchanan Bus Station in around 5 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Fort William to Kirkcaldy via Glasgow Queen Street and Haymarket in around 5 h 49 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Pitlochry to Kirkcaldy
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $23
Train from Fort William to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $17
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Fort William to Glasgow Queen Street Low Level
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$192
Sleeper Seat
$24 - $35
Train from Fort William to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$193
Sleeper Seat
$28 - $45
Bus operators
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Pitlochry, Fishers Hotel
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
fisherstours.co.uk
Scottish Citylink
Stagecoach East Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Kirkcaldy, Railway Station Stance D
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stance 5) to Kirkcaldy, Glebe Park
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort William to Kirkcaldy is 131 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 30 min to drive from Fort William to Kirkcaldy.

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