There are 6 ways to get from Stirling to Kirkcaldy by bus, train, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Bus Fishers Tours of Dundee  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Stirling, Bus Station (Bus Station Layby) to Kirkcaldy, Bus Station 257

$13

Cheapest option

Bus Scottish Citylink  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Stirling, Bus Station to West End, Shandwick Place (at 38 McColl) 909 / ...
  2. Take the bus from West End, Queensferry Street (after Queensferry Street Lane) to Kirkcaldy, Glebe Park X58

$10 - $22

4 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 39 min

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

$15 - $32

Train, bus  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Edinburgh
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stance 5) to Kirkcaldy, Glebe Park X58

$17 - $28

Taxi  •  49 min

  1. Take a taxi from Stirling to Kirkcaldy 40.4 miles

$120 - $160

Drive  •  49 min

  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 49 min.

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

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The distance between Stirling and Kirkcaldy is 48 km. The road distance is 65 km.

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The bus from Stirling, Bus Station (Bus Station Layby) to Kirkcaldy, Bus Station takes 1 h 15 min including transfers and departs once a week.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Stirling, Bus Station (Bus Station Layby) and arriving at Kirkcaldy, Bus Station. Services depart once a week, and operate Friday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 15 min.

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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 1 h 39 min.

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

Fishers Tours of Dundee operates a bus from Stirling to Kirkcaldy once a week. Tickets cost $13 and the journey takes 1 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Stirling to Kirkcaldy via Haymarket in around 1 h 39 min.

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
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $15
Train from Haymarket to Kirkcaldy
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $5
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $9
Train from Stirling to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $15
Virgin Trains East Coast
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
Train from Stirling to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$13 - $21
1st Class
$24 - $40
Train from Haymarket to Kirkcaldy
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$3 - $5
1st Class
$6 - $9
Train from Stirling to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$13 - $21
1st Class
$24 - $40
Bus operators
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Stirling, Bus Station (Bus Station Layby) to Kirkcaldy, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
fisherstours.co.uk
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Stirling, Bus Station to West End, Shandwick Place (at 38 McColl)
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from West End, Queensferry Street (after Queensferry Street Lane) to Kirkcaldy, Glebe Park
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stance 5) to Kirkcaldy, Glebe Park
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Stirling to Kirkcaldy
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
$120 - $160

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