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Trains to Inverkeithing roll through the east Scotland countryside before coming to rest in a quaint little town in Fife. The station dates back to 1877, and lies just 13 miles northwest of Edinburgh. Combined with the nearby M90 motorway, it has helped Inverkeithing grow into a desirable commuter town, with connections to Edinburgh, Perth, Dundee, Glenrothes, Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath. The town itself is located on the tranquil Firth of Forth, and offers visitors grand views of one of Scotland's most famous landmarks: the spectacular Forth Road Bridge. For something more rural, head to the start of the Fife Coastal Path, or visit in August for the Highland Games. History buffs will find plenty to see too, including the Mercat Cross pillar, dating back to the 1400s, and the Greyfriars Convent, dating back to 1350. The heart of town is along High Street, a short walk from the station - turn left down Chapel Street and continue straight ahead.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:30 - 19:30
Saturday 06:30 - 19:30
Sunday 10:10 - 17:30
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Shops noteNews agent
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
Station Buffet notes
Coffee shop
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Departure screens
Baby changeAvailable
WiFi notes

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Web kioskUnavailable
Customer Service notes
Customer help pointsAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
EverydayOpen 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park - three car parks
Carpark operatorLocal Council
Car parking spaces427
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces39
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVUnavailable
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

Fully accessible 

Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterAvailable
Inverkeithing station has five entrances all on the same side. Two lead directly on to platform 2, with another two leading on to a footbridge and pathway connecting to platform 1. The main entrance leads into the concourse, where you'll find a ticket counter, toilets and small shop. Step-free access is available throughout in the form of ramps. There is a car park and a drop off point in front of the station concourse.

Departures and arrivals from Inverkeithing

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Inverkeithing station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Edinburgh Airport (By Bus or Tram)ScotRail19:10On time
to Glenrothes With ThorntonScotRail19:132On time
to DundeeScotRail19:222On time
to EdinburghScotRail19:261On time
to Edinburgh Airport (By Bus or Tram)ScotRail19:30On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from EdinburghScotRail19:132On time
from Edinburgh Airport (By Bus or Tram)ScotRail19:20On time
from EdinburghScotRail19:222On time
from Edinburgh Airport (By Bus or Tram)ScotRail19:25On time
from Glenrothes With ThorntonScotRail19:261On time
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