There are 4 ways to get from Edinburgh to Glenrothes by bus, taxi, car or towncar

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

Bus  •  1 h

  1. X9 / ...

$6 - $9

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  42 min

  1. 32.8 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  42 min

  1. 32.8 miles

$7 - $11

Uber  •  42 min

  1. 32.8 miles

$55 - $80

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

Stagecoach UK operates a bus from Edinburgh to Glenrothes every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 1 h.

Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from West End, Queensferry Street (after Queensferry Street Lane) to Glenrothes, Bus Station Arrival Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Uber Edinburgh
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Edinburgh to Glenrothes
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$55 - $80
uberX
$55 - $80
uberXL
$85 - $120
UberEXEC
$90 - $130
Taxi from Edinburgh to Glenrothes
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
City Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 131 228 1211
Website
citycabs.co.uk
Edinburgh Cars
Phone
+44 131 555 1772
Central Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 131 229 2468
Website
taxis-edinburgh.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Edinburgh and Glenrothes is 27 km. The road distance is 53 km.

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Glenrothes is to bus which costs £4 - £7 and takes 1 h.

The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Glenrothes is to taxi which takes 42 min and costs £75 - £95.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from West End, Queensferry Street (after Queensferry Street Lane) and arriving at Glenrothes, Bus Station Arrival Bay. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1 h.

The bus from West End, Queensferry Street (after Queensferry Street Lane) to Glenrothes, Bus Station Arrival Bay takes 1 h including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.