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Edinburgh to Inverkeithing by train

Prices explained

Prices explained

At Rail Europe we believe in price transparency. We use real data from Rail Europe searches to estimate the cheapest fares you should be able to find for your journey.

The cheapest price is the lowest fare we've ever found for this journey. These prices can usually be found by searching when booking opens but they vary due to availability, which depends on factors like the day of the week or time of year.

More popular journeys include 30 day advance and 7 day advance prices. These are updated every two weeks using prices we've found by searching exactly 7 or 30 days from the most recent Thursday (we picked Thursday because this is when average prices are usually found).

30 day and 7 day prices fluctuate based on demand and availability at the time of search. For example, the 7-day price in summer is likely to be more expensive than the same journey in winter.

Prices are sourced in GBP and converted to other currencies using the daily market exchange rate.

We're always seeking to improve how price-checking works, and we welcome feedback on how we can make it better.

More advice about how to find the cheapest tickets can be found in our infographic.

  1. Cheapest Price $6.44
  2. 30 day advance $7.36
  • First train
    05:30
  • Last train
    23:36
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    17m
  • Distance
    16 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    70
  • Avg. journey time
    22m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Edinburgh to Inverkeithing by train

Fast trains from Edinburgh to Inverkeithing take around 17 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 16 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Inverkeithing.

1. Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Inverkeithing?

Direct trains from Edinburgh to Inverkeithing have been found.

We usually find around 73 direct trains on the route from Edinburgh to Inverkeithing every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 66 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Edinburgh to Inverkeithing?

The Edinburgh to Inverkeithing train travel time is normally about 17 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Edinburgh to Inverkeithing train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Inverkeithing is usually scheduled to depart Edinburgh around 05:30 and the last train is around 23:19. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Edinburgh around 07:39, and the last at 23:36.

What's the Edinburgh to Inverkeithing train price?

The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Edinburgh to Inverkeithing are $6.44.

Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $7, and when booking 7 days in advance the price is usually the same. Booking on the day of travel may be more expensive.

When to book Edinburgh to Inverkeithing 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 Edinburgh to Inverkeithing by train.

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Which train companies operate between Edinburgh and Inverkeithing?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • 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.