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

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Bus  •  2 h 40 min

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

$22

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 57 min

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

$33 - $45

Drive  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Glenrothes 65.6 miles

$14 - $21

Towncar  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Take a town car from Glasgow Airport to Glenrothes 65.6 miles

$200 - $290

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) and arriving at Glenrothes, Bus Station station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 40 min.

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The distance between Glasgow Airport (GLA) and Glenrothes is 54 miles. The road distance is 65.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Glenrothes without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 40 min and costs .

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The bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Glenrothes, Bus Station takes 2 h 40 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Glenrothes bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, depart from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Glenrothes is to bus which takes 2 h 40 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 2 h 57 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Glenrothes is 66 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 18 min to drive from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Glenrothes.

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There are 234+ hotels available in Glenrothes. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Glenrothes.
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  • Distance: 54 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 40 min

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

Stagecoach East Scotland operates a bus from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Glenrothes every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $22 and the journey takes 2 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Glenrothes via Glasgow, Dundas Street (Queen St Station), Glasgow Queen Street, Haymarket, Markinch, and Markinch, Howiegate Gardens in around 2 h 57 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $19
Train from Haymarket to Markinch
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $11
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Glenrothes, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Glasgow Airport to Glenrothes
Estimated price
$200 - $290

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