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There are 4 ways to get from Aberdeen to Glenrothes by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 31m

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Dundee
  2. Take the train from Dundee to Markinch

$26 - $82

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Bus  •  2h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station M9 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dundee City Centre, Bus Station to Glenrothes, Bus Station X54 / ...

$14 - $35

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2h 38m

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Dundee
  2. Take the bus from Dundee City Centre, station to Glenrothes, Bus Station X54 / ...

$24 - $76

Drive  •  1h 37m

  1. Drive from Aberdeen to Glenrothes 89.7 miles

$19 - $28

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The cheapest way to get from Aberdeen to Glenrothes is to drive which costs £14 - £22 and takes 1h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Aberdeen to Glenrothes is to drive which costs £14 - £22 and takes 1h 37m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Aberdeen station to Glenrothes station. However, there are services departing from Union Square Bus Station and arriving at Glenrothes, Bus Station via Dundee City Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 43m.

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The distance between Aberdeen and Glenrothes is 78 miles. The road distance is 89.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Aberdeen to Glenrothes without a car is to train which takes 2h 31m and costs £20 - £65.

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It takes approximately 2h 31m to get from Aberdeen to Glenrothes, including transfers.

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Aberdeen to Glenrothes bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Union Square Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Aberdeen to Glenrothes is to train which takes 2h 31m and costs £20 - £65. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £11 - £27 and takes 2h 43m.

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Aberdeen to Glenrothes bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, arrive at Glenrothes, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Aberdeen to Glenrothes is 90 miles. It takes approximately 1h 37m to drive from Aberdeen to Glenrothes.

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  • Distance: 77.7 miles
  • Duration: 2h 31m

What companies run services between Aberdeen, Scotland and Glenrothes, Fife, Scotland?

You can take a train from Aberdeen to Glenrothes via Dundee, Markinch, and Markinch, Railway Station in around 2h 31m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Aberdeen to Glenrothes via Dundee City Centre, Bus Station in around 2h 43m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Aberdeen to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $26
Train from Dundee to Markinch
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $9
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Aberdeen to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Train from Dundee to Markinch
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Single
$8 - $13
Off-Peak Single
$10 - $16
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Aberdeen to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$190
Sleeper Seat
$20 - $29
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dundee City Centre, station to Glenrothes, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Union Square Bus Station to Seagate Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Dundee City Centre, Bus Station to Glenrothes, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Union Square Bus Station to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Union Square Bus Station to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
Megabus UK
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Aberdeen, Scotland to Dundee, Scotland
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
National Express

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