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There are 4 ways to get from South Queensferry to Kirkcaldy by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  29 min

  1. Take the train from Dalmeny to Kirkcaldy

£4 - £11

3 alternative options

Bus  •  36 min

  1. Take the bus from Queensferry, Slip Road to Kirkcaldy, Railway Station Stance D X60 / ...

£4 - £7

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from South Queensferry to Kirkcaldy 19.2 miles

£40 - £50

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from South Queensferry to Kirkcaldy 19.2 miles

£2 - £5

South Queensferry to Kirkcaldy by train

The train journey time between South Queensferry and Kirkcaldy is around 29 min and covers a distance of around 16 miles. The fastest train normally takes 28 min. Operated by First ScotRail Service, the South Queensferry to Kirkcaldy train service departs from Dalmeny and arrives in Kirkcaldy. Typically 196 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
29 min
Fastest train time:
28 min
Trains per week:
196
Cheapest price:
£4
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:05
Last train departs at:
23:28

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

South Queensferry to Kirkcaldy train schedules

South Queensferry → Kirkcaldy
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from South Queensferry to Kirkcaldy is to drive which costs £2 - £5 and takes 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from South Queensferry to Kirkcaldy is to taxi which costs £40 - £50 and takes 22 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Queensferry, Slip Road and arriving at Kirkcaldy, Railway Station Stance D station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 36 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Dalmeny and arriving at Kirkcaldy. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 29 min.

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The distance between South Queensferry and Kirkcaldy is 13 miles. The road distance is 19.2 miles.

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The best way to get from South Queensferry to Kirkcaldy without a car is to train which takes 29 min and costs £4 - £11.

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The train from Dalmeny to Kirkcaldy takes 29 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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South Queensferry to Kirkcaldy bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, depart from Queensferry, Slip Road station.

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South Queensferry to Kirkcaldy train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Dalmeny station.

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The best way to get from South Queensferry to Kirkcaldy is to train which takes 29 min and costs £4 - £11. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £4 - £7 and takes 36 min.

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Map of how to get from South Queensferry to Kirkcaldy.
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  • Distance: 12.7 miles
  • Duration: 29 min

What companies run services between South Queensferry, Scotland and Kirkcaldy, Scotland?

First ScotRail Service operates a train from Dalmeny to Kirkcaldy hourly. Tickets cost £4 - £11 and the journey takes 29 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach East Scotland operates a bus from Queensferry, Slip Road to Kirkcaldy, Railway Station Stance D hourly. Tickets cost £4 - £7 and the journey takes 36 min.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Dalmeny to Kirkcaldy
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £11
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£4 - £6
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£8 - £11
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Queensferry, Slip Road to Kirkcaldy, Railway Station Stance D
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Other operators
Taxi from South Queensferry to Kirkcaldy
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
£40 - £50
Uptown Cabs
Phone
+44 1383 621 117
M & M Taxis
Phone
+44 1383 727 235
Corporate Taxi Dunfermline
Phone
+44 1383 252 525
Website
corporatetaxi.co.uk
West Lothian Taxis
Phone
+44 1506 444 550
Livingstone Taxis
Phone
+44 1506 415 000
Fair Deal Cabs
Phone
+44 1506 499 111
Website
fairdeal-cabs.co.uk
Persevere Cabs
Phone
+44 131 555 2323
Website
perseverecabs.com
Dunedin Taxis
Phone
+44 131 669 2323
City Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 131 228 1211
Website
citycabs.co.uk
Central Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 131 229 2468
Website
taxis-edinburgh.co.uk
Capital Cars
Phone
+44 131 777 7777
Website
capitalcarsscotland.co.uk
MSD Taxi Cowdenbeath
Phone
+44 1383 514 100
Website
msd-taxi.business.site
Mitchell's Taxi
Phone
+44 7834 765 840
Adams Taxi
Phone
+44 1383 512 344
Freddies Private Hire
Phone
+44 1501 732 323
Fixed Rate Taxis
Phone
+44 1506 444 555

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South Queensferry to Kirkcaldy bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, arrive at Kirkcaldy, Railway Station Stance D.

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South Queensferry to Kirkcaldy train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Kirkcaldy station.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Queensferry to Kirkcaldy is 19 miles. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from South Queensferry to Kirkcaldy.

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