There are 3 ways to get from Aberdeen to Glenrothes by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Dundee

$26 - $85

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Aberdeen, Music Hall (Huntly Street) to Seagate Bus Station X7
  2. Take the bus from Dundee City Centre, Bus Station to Glenrothes, Bus Station Arrival Bay X54

$15 - $21

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Aberdeen to Glenrothes 89.7 miles

$19 - $28

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

ScotRail operates a train from Aberdeen to Glenrothes hourly. Tickets cost $22 - $28 and the journey takes 1 h 9 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Aberdeen to Glenrothes via Seagate Bus Station and Dundee City Centre, Bus Station in around 3 h 40 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Aberdeen, Music Hall (Huntly Street) to Seagate Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dundee City Centre, Bus Station to Glenrothes, Bus Station Arrival Bay
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Aberdeen to Glenrothes?

The distance between Aberdeen and Glenrothes is 124 km. The road distance is 144 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Aberdeen to Glenrothes?

The cheapest way to get from Aberdeen to Glenrothes is to bus which costs £11 - £16 and takes 3 h 40 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Aberdeen to Glenrothes?

The quickest way to get from Aberdeen to Glenrothes is to drive which takes 1 h 37 min and costs £13 - £20.

Is there a direct bus between Aberdeen and Glenrothes?

No, there is no direct bus from Aberdeen to Glenrothes. However, there are services departing from Aberdeen, Music Hall (Huntly Street) and arriving at Glenrothes, Bus Station Arrival Bay via Dundee City Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 40 min.

How long does it take to get from Aberdeen to Glenrothes?

It takes approximately 2 h 23 min to get from Aberdeen to Glenrothes, including transfers.