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Manchester to Kirkcaldy by train
Fastest journey3hr 39m
Trains per day25
Avg. journey time4hr 43m
Travelling from Manchester to Kirkcaldy by train
Fast trains from Manchester to Kirkcaldy take around 3 hours and 39 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 300 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Manchester and Kirkcaldy.
1. Are there direct trains from Manchester to Kirkcaldy?
Journeys between Manchester and Kirkcaldy usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 26 departures on the route from Manchester 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 45 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Manchester to Kirkcaldy?
The Manchester to Kirkcaldy train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 39 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Manchester to Kirkcaldy train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Kirkcaldy is usually scheduled to depart Manchester around 04:57 and the last train is around 23:46. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Manchester around 04:54, and the last at 23:51.
When to book Manchester 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 Manchester to Kirkcaldy by train.
Which train companies operate between Manchester and Kirkcaldy?
More than one train company operates on the route from Manchester to Kirkcaldy, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Arriva Trains Wales
- Caledonian Sleeper
- East Coast
- First TransPennine Express
- London North Eastern Railway
- Northern Rail
- Serco Caledonian Sleeper
- TransPennine Express
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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