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

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  •  2 h 10 min

$26 - $40

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 28 min

  1. X27

$11 - $21

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 16 min

  1. 61.5 miles

$13 - $20

Towncar  •  1 h 16 min

  1. 61.5 miles

$200 - $280

Questions & Answers

The distance between Glasgow Airport (GLA) and Kirkcaldy is 84 km. The road distance is 98 km.

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Kirkcaldy is to bus which costs £8 - £16 and takes 2 h 28 min.

The quickest way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Kirkcaldy is to drive which takes 1 h 16 min and costs £9 - £15.

No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Kirkcaldy. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Airport, Sanderling Road (Glasgow Airport) and arriving at Kirkcaldy, Railway Station Stance D via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 28 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 10 min to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Kirkcaldy, including transfers.

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, Dundas Street (Queen St Station), Glasgow Queen Street, and Haymarket in around 2 h 10 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach UK operates a bus from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Kirkcaldy every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h 49 min.

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
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $19
Train from Haymarket to Kirkcaldy
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $5
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $9
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
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
$8 - $12
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Glasgow Airport to Kirkcaldy
Estimated price
$200 - $280

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