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There are 4 ways to get from Kirkcaldy to Newcastle upon Tyne by train, night train or car

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Train  •  2h 8m

  1. Take the train from Kirkcaldy to Newcastle

£19 - £200

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Train via Edinburgh  •  2h 21m

  1. Take the train from Kirkcaldy to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle

£19 - £279

2 alternative options

Night train  •  2h 29m

  1. Take the night train from Kirkcaldy to Newcastle

£19 - £170

Drive  •  2h 39m

  1. Drive from Kirkcaldy to Newcastle upon Tyne 137.2 miles

£20 - £30

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The cheapest way to get from Kirkcaldy to Newcastle upon Tyne is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Kirkcaldy to Newcastle upon Tyne is to train which costs £19 - £200 and takes 2h 8m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kirkcaldy and arriving at Newcastle. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 8m.

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It is 100 miles from Kirkcaldy to Newcastle upon Tyne. It is approximately 137.2 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Kirkcaldy to Newcastle upon Tyne without a car is to train which takes 2h 8m and costs £19 - £200.

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The train from Kirkcaldy to Newcastle takes 2h 8m including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Kirkcaldy to Newcastle upon Tyne train services, operated by LNER, depart from Kirkcaldy station.

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Kirkcaldy to Newcastle upon Tyne train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Newcastle station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kirkcaldy to Newcastle upon Tyne is 137 miles. It takes approximately 2h 39m to drive from Kirkcaldy to Newcastle upon Tyne.

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  • Distance: 100 miles
  • Duration: 2h 8m

What companies run services between Kirkcaldy, Scotland and Newcastle upon Tyne, England?

LNER operates a train from Kirkcaldy to Newcastle 4 times a day. Tickets cost £19 - £170 and the journey takes 2h 8m. CrossCountry also services this route once daily.

Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Kirkcaldy to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£19 - £170
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£19 - £28
Anytime Day Single
£75 - £110
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£120 - £170
Train from Kirkcaldy to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£3 - £60
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£3 - £5
Anytime Day Single
£26 - £40
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£40 - £60
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £150
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£16 - £23
Anytime Day Single
£65 - £95
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£100 - £150
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Kirkcaldy to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£70 - £200
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£70 - £85
Anytime Day 1st Class
£140 - £200
Train from Kirkcaldy to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£24 - £100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£24 - £30
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £100
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£60 - £180
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£60 - £75
Anytime Day 1st Class
£120 - £180
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Kirkcaldy to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £9
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£12 - £16
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