There are 4 ways to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Kirkcaldy by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  2h 5m

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

£19 - £53

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Bus  •  2h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Kirkcaldy, Railway Station Stance D X27

£17 - £22

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Drive  •  1h 15m

  1. Drive from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Kirkcaldy 60.7 miles

£10 - £15

Towncar  •  1h 15m

  1. Take a town car from Glasgow Airport to Kirkcaldy 60.7 miles

£150 - £210

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Kirkcaldy is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Kirkcaldy is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1h 15m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Kirkcaldy station. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Airport, Sanderling Road and arriving at Kirkcaldy, Railway Station Stance D via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 52m.

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The distance between Glasgow Airport (GLA) and Kirkcaldy is 52 miles. The road distance is 60.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Kirkcaldy without a car is to train which takes 2h 5m and costs £19 - £55.

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It takes approximately 2h 5m to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Kirkcaldy, including transfers.

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Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Kirkcaldy bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, depart from Buchanan Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Kirkcaldy is to train which takes 2h 5m and costs £19 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £17 - £22 and takes 2h 52m.

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Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Kirkcaldy bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, arrive at Kirkcaldy, Railway Station Stance D.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Kirkcaldy is 61 miles. It takes approximately 1h 15m to drive from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Kirkcaldy.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Kirkcaldy.
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  • Distance: 52.5 miles
  • Duration: 2h 5m

What companies run services between Glasgow Airport (GLA), Scotland and Kirkcaldy, Scotland?

You can take a train from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Kirkcaldy via Glasgow, Cathedral Street, Glasgow Queen Street, and Haymarket in around 2h 5m. Alternatively, Stagecoach East Scotland operates a bus from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Kirkcaldy hourly. Tickets cost £9 - £14 and the journey takes 1h 54m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £29
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£23 - £29
Train from Haymarket to Kirkcaldy
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£5 - £8
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£12 - £16
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Kirkcaldy
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£1 - £3
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£1 - £3
1st Class
£2 - £4
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Kirkcaldy
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£5 - £9
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£3 - £5
Anytime Single
£5 - £9
Off-Peak Single
£7 - £11
Bus operators
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 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £14
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Glasgow Airport to Kirkcaldy
Estimated price
£150 - £210

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