Ayr to Kirkcaldy by train

  • First train
    05:13
  • Last train
    23:00
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 44m
  • Distance
    117 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    21
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 31m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Ayr to Kirkcaldy by train

Fast trains from Ayr to Kirkcaldy take around 2 hours and 44 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 117 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Ayr and Kirkcaldy.

1. Are there direct trains from Ayr to Kirkcaldy?

Journeys between Ayr and Kirkcaldy usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 20 departures on the route from Ayr to Kirkcaldy every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 21 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Ayr to Kirkcaldy?

The Ayr to Kirkcaldy train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 44 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Ayr to Kirkcaldy train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Kirkcaldy is usually scheduled to depart Ayr around 05:13 and the last train is around 21:45. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Ayr around 06:02, and the last at 23:00.

When to book Ayr to Kirkcaldy train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Ayr to Kirkcaldy by train.

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Which train companies operate between Ayr and Kirkcaldy?

More than one train company operates on the route from Ayr to Kirkcaldy, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • ScotRail

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.