There are 4 ways to get from South Queensferry to Kirkcaldy by train, bus, taxi or car
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Train • 29 min
£4 - £11
3 alternative options
Bus • 36 min
£4 - £7
Taxi • 22 min
£40 - £50
Drive • 22 min
£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.
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South Queensferry to Kirkcaldy train schedules
Trains departing Thursday, June 24, 2021
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Last updated: 22 Jun 2021
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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.
The quickest way to get from South Queensferry to Kirkcaldy is to taxi which costs £40 - £50 and takes 22 min.
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.
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.
The distance between South Queensferry and Kirkcaldy is 13 miles. The road distance is 19.2 miles.
The best way to get from South Queensferry to Kirkcaldy without a car is to train which takes 29 min and costs £4 - £11.
The train from Dalmeny to Kirkcaldy takes 29 min including transfers and departs hourly.
South Queensferry to Kirkcaldy bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, depart from Queensferry, Slip Road station.
South Queensferry to Kirkcaldy train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Dalmeny station.
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.
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 from Dalmeny to Kirkcaldy
- Ave. Duration
- 29 min
- Estimated price
- £4 - £11
- First ScotRail Service
- Anytime Day Single
- £4 - £6
- Anytime Day Single 1st Class
- £8 - £11
- Ave. Duration
- 22 min
- Estimated price
- £40 - £50
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South Queensferry to Kirkcaldy bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, arrive at Kirkcaldy, Railway Station Stance D.
South Queensferry to Kirkcaldy train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Kirkcaldy station.
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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