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

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Bus Fishers Tours of Dundee  •  5h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Tyndrum, Pine Trees Leisure Park 914 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tyndrum, Pine Trees Leisure Park to Glenrothes, Bus Station 266

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Bus via Buchanan Bus Station  •  6h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station 916 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Kirkcaldy, Railway Station Stance D X27

$33 - $46

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Train via Glasgow Queen Street  •  5h 48m

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

$49 - $69

Train Caledonian Sleeper  •  6h 18m

  1. Take the train from Fort William to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Kirkcaldy

$37 - $90

Drive  •  2h 30m

  1. Drive from Fort William to Kirkcaldy 131.3 miles

$28 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Fort William to Kirkcaldy is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Fort William to Kirkcaldy is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2h 30m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fort William station to Kirkcaldy. However, there are services departing from Fort William, Bus Station and arriving at Kirkcaldy, Alexandra Street via Tyndrum, Pine Trees Leisure Park and Glenrothes, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 42m.

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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 5h 48m.

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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 which takes 5h 42m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 42m 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 5h 42m and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs £35 - £55 and takes 5h 48m.

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Map of how to get from Fort William to Kirkcaldy.
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  • Distance: 89.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 42m

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

You can take a bus from Fort William to Kirkcaldy via Tyndrum, Pine Trees Leisure Park and Glenrothes, Bus Station in around 5h 42m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Fort William to Kirkcaldy via Glasgow Queen Street and Haymarket in around 5h 48m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Fort William to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
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
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $16
Train from Edinburgh to Kirkcaldy
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $11
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Fort William to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$192
Sleeper Seat
$28 - $45
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Tyndrum, Pine Trees Leisure Park
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Tyndrum, Pine Trees Leisure Park to Glenrothes, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
fisherstours.co.uk
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Kirkcaldy, Railway Station Stance D
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland

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

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

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

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