There are 7 ways to get from Stirling to Kirkcaldy by bus, train, taxi or car

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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

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Bus Stagecoach East Scotland  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Cumbernauld, Town Centre stances (St Mungo's Road) to Kirkcaldy, Railway Station Stance D X27

$20 - $22

Train  •  2 h 10 min

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

$19 - $31

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

$24 - $32

Bus First  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Stirling, Bus Station to Edinburgh, Princes Street (Waverley Steps) (Waverley Station) 38
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (Scott Mon.) (opp 53-60 opp M&S) to Kirkcaldy, Glebe Park X58

$17 - $18

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 costs £95 - £120 and takes 49 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Stirling, Bus Station (Bus Station Layby) station and arriving at Kirkcaldy, Bus Station 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 Perth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 10 min.

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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 bus which takes 1 h 15 min and costs £10.

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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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Stirling to Kirkcaldy bus services, operated by Fishers Tours of Dundee, arrive at Stirling, Bus Station (Bus Station Layby).

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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 bus which takes 1 h 15 min and costs £10. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £14 - £24 and takes 2 h 10 min.

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Map of how to get from Stirling to Kirkcaldy.
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  • Distance: 30.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 15 min

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 Perth in around 2 h 10 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Stirling to Perth
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $14
Train from Perth to Kirkcaldy
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $11
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
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Stirling to Perth
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$13 - $20
1st Class
$23 - $35
Train from Stirling to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
lner.co.uk
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
Stagecoach East Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cumbernauld, Town Centre stances (St Mungo's Road) to Kirkcaldy, Railway Station Stance D
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Website
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
$12
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (Scott Mon.) (opp 53-60 opp M&S) to Kirkcaldy, Glebe Park
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Stirling to Kirkcaldy
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
$120 - $160

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Stirling to Kirkcaldy bus services, operated by Fishers Tours of Dundee, arrive at Kirkcaldy, Bus Station.

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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 49 min to drive from Stirling to Kirkcaldy.

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