Kirkcaldy to Ayr by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 48m
  • Distance
    117 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 10m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Kirkcaldy to Ayr by train

Fast trains from Kirkcaldy to Ayr take around 2 hours and 48 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 117 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Kirkcaldy and Ayr.

1. Are there direct trains from Kirkcaldy to Ayr?

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

We usually find around 36 departures on the route from Kirkcaldy to Ayr every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 34 departures.

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

The Kirkcaldy to Ayr train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 48 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Ayr is usually scheduled to depart Kirkcaldy around 06:30 and the last train is around 19:50. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Kirkcaldy around 06:14, and the last at 21:07.

When to book Kirkcaldy to Ayr 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 Kirkcaldy to Ayr by train.

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Which train companies operate between Kirkcaldy and Ayr?

More than one train company operates on the route from Kirkcaldy to Ayr, 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.