There are 4 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, bus  •  2 h 33 min

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

$29 - $79

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 39 min

  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 / ...

$25 - $36

2 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 36 min

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

$28 - $84

Drive  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Aberdeen to Glenrothes 89.7 miles

$19 - $28

Questions & Answers

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 2 h 39 min.

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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 and bus which takes 2 h 33 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 33 min 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 2 h 36 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 39 min.

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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 1 h 37 min to drive from Aberdeen to Glenrothes.

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There are 234+ hotels available in Glenrothes. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Aberdeen to Glenrothes.
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  • Distance: 77.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 33 min

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, Howiegate Gardens in around 2 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Aberdeen to Glenrothes via Dundee City Centre, Bus Station in around 2 h 39 min.

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
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $27
Train from Dundee to Markinch
Ave. Duration
34 min
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
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Train from Dundee to Markinch
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
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
1 h 23 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$193
Sleeper Seat
$20 - $29
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dundee City Centre, Railway Station to Glenrothes, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Union Square Bus Station to Seagate Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dundee City Centre, Bus Station to Glenrothes, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Website
stagecoachbus.com
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
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Book at
uk.megabus.com

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