There are 4 ways to get from Glenrothes to Glasgow Airport (GLA) by bus, train, car or towncar

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Bus  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Glenrothes, Bus Station to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) X24

$23

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Markinch to Haymarket
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Glasgow Queen Street

$34 - $78

Drive  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Glenrothes to Glasgow Airport (GLA) 66.4 miles

$14 - $21

Towncar  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Take a town car from Glenrothes to Glasgow Airport 66.4 miles

$200 - $290

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The cheapest way to get from Glenrothes to Glasgow Airport (GLA) is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glenrothes to Glasgow Airport (GLA) is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1 h 19 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Glenrothes, Bus Station station and arriving at Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport). Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 32 min.

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The distance between Glenrothes and Glasgow Airport (GLA) is 54 miles. The road distance is 66.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Glenrothes to Glasgow Airport (GLA) without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 32 min and costs £17.

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The bus from Glenrothes, Bus Station to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) takes 2 h 32 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Glenrothes to Glasgow Airport (GLA) bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, arrive at Glenrothes, Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Glenrothes to Glasgow Airport (GLA) is to bus which takes 2 h 32 min and costs £17. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £25 - £60 and takes 2 h 56 min.

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  • Distance: 54 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 32 min

What companies run services between Glenrothes, Fife, Scotland and Glasgow Airport (GLA), Scotland?

Stagecoach East Scotland operates a bus from Glenrothes to Glasgow Airport (GLA) every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $23 and the journey takes 2 h 32 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Glenrothes to Glasgow Airport (GLA) via Markinch, Railway Station (Station Building), Markinch, Haymarket, Glasgow Queen Street, and Glasgow, Cathedral Street (Queen St Station) in around 2 h 56 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Markinch to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $13
Train from Haymarket to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $16
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Glenrothes, Bus Station to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport)
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Glenrothes to Glasgow Airport
Estimated price
$200 - $290

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