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

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Bus  •  2 h 30 min

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

$23 - $27

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Train  •  2 h 39 min

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

$26 - $39

Drive  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Kirkcaldy 61.5 miles

$13 - $20

Towncar  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take a town car from Glasgow Airport to Kirkcaldy 61.5 miles

$190 - $280

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Kirkcaldy is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Kirkcaldy is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1 h 16 min.

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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 (Glasgow Airport) and arriving at Kirkcaldy, Railway Station Stance D via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 30 min.

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The distance between Glasgow Airport (GLA) and Kirkcaldy is 52 miles. The road distance is 61.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Kirkcaldy without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 30 min and costs £17 - £21.

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It takes approximately 2 h 30 min 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, arrive at Buchanan Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Kirkcaldy is to bus which takes 2 h 30 min and costs £17 - £21. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £19 - £30 and takes 2 h 39 min.

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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 62 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 16 min to drive from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Kirkcaldy.

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  • Distance: 52.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 30 min

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

Stagecoach East Scotland operates a bus from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Kirkcaldy every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $18 and the journey takes 1 h 49 min. Alternatively, 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 39 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 - $18
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $18
Train from Haymarket to Kirkcaldy
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $5
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $9
Bus operators
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
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Glasgow Airport to Kirkcaldy
Estimated price
$190 - $280

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