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There are 5 ways to get from Stirling to Kirkcaldy by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 32m

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Haymarket
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Kirkcaldy

$14 - $29

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Bus via Cumbernauld, Town Centre stances  •  2h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Cumbernauld, Town Centre stances to Kirkcaldy, Railway Station Stance D X27

$11 - $19

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Stirling, Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station 909
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Kirkcaldy, Glebe Park X58

$17 - $24

Taxi  •  49m

  1. Take a taxi from Stirling to Kirkcaldy 40.4 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  49m

  1. Drive from Stirling to Kirkcaldy 40.4 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from Stirling to Kirkcaldy is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Stirling to Kirkcaldy is to taxi which costs £95 - £120 and takes 49m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stirling station to Kirkcaldy station. However, there are services departing from Stirling, Bus Station and arriving at Kirkcaldy, Railway Station Stance D via Cumbernauld, Town Centre stances. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 14m.

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No, there is no direct train from Stirling to Kirkcaldy. However, there are services departing from Stirling and arriving at Kirkcaldy via Haymarket. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 32m.

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The distance between Stirling and Kirkcaldy is 30 miles. The road distance is 40.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Stirling to Kirkcaldy without a car is to train which takes 1h 32m and costs £11 - £23.

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It takes approximately 1h 32m to get from Stirling to Kirkcaldy, including transfers.

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Stirling to Kirkcaldy bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, depart from Cumbernauld, Town Centre stances station.

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Stirling to Kirkcaldy train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Stirling station.

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The best way to get from Stirling to Kirkcaldy is to train which takes 1h 32m and costs £11 - £23. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £8 - £15 and takes 2h 14m.

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Map of how to get from Stirling to Kirkcaldy.
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  • Distance: 30.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 32m

What companies run services between Stirling, Scotland and Kirkcaldy, Scotland?

You can take a train from Stirling to Kirkcaldy via Haymarket in around 1h 32m. Alternatively, Stagecoach East Scotland operates a bus from Stirling to Kirkcaldy hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 1h 27m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Stirling to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $14
Train from Haymarket to Kirkcaldy
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $5
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $9
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Stirling to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$13 - $20
1st Class
$24 - $35
Train from Haymarket to Kirkcaldy
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$3 - $5
1st Class
$6 - $9
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cumbernauld, Town Centre stances to Kirkcaldy, Railway Station Stance D
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Kirkcaldy, Glebe Park
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Scottish Citylink
Other operators
Taxi from Stirling to Kirkcaldy
Ave. Duration
49m
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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

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Stirling to Kirkcaldy train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Kirkcaldy station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stirling to Kirkcaldy is 40 miles. It takes approximately 49m to drive from Stirling to Kirkcaldy.

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