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There are 4 ways to get from Glasgow to Auchtermuchty by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 31m

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

£19 - £63

Cheapest option

Train, line 36 bus  •  3h 3m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Perth
  2. Take the line 36 bus from Perth, Bus Station to Auchtermuchty, Bondgate 36

£18 - £45

2 alternative options

Bus, line 64 bus  •  2h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Glenrothes, Bus Station Arrival Bay X24 / ...
  2. Take the line 64 bus from Glenrothes, Bus Station to Auchtermuchty, Orchard Court 64 / ...

Drive  •  1h 3m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Auchtermuchty 55.3 miles

£8 - £13

Glasgow to Auchtermuchty by train and bus

The journey time between Glasgow and Auchtermuchty is around 3h 30m and covers a distance of around 88 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 53m. Operated by First ScotRail Service, CrossCountry, Moffat + Williamson and others, the Glasgow to Auchtermuchty service departs from Glasgow Queen Street and arrives in Auchtermuchty, Orchard Court. Typically 27 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
3h 30m
Fastest journey time:
1h 53m
Journey distance:
88 miles
Services per week:
27
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
8 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
09:16
Last service departs at:
22:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to Auchtermuchty train and bus schedules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Auchtermuchty is 111.

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The social distance requirement in Auchtermuchty is 1 metre.

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The cost-effective way to get from Glasgow to Auchtermuchty is to drive, which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Auchtermuchty is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1h 3m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow station to Auchtermuchty. However, there are services departing from Buchanan Bus Station and arriving at Auchtermuchty, Orchard Court via Glenrothes, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 52m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Auchtermuchty is 50 miles. The road distance is 55.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Auchtermuchty without a car is to train which takes 2h 31m and costs £19 - £65.

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It takes approximately 2h 31m to get from Glasgow to Auchtermuchty, including transfers.

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Glasgow to Auchtermuchty bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, depart from Buchanan Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Auchtermuchty is to train which takes 2h 31m and costs £19 - £65. Alternatively, you can bus and line 64 bus, which costs and takes 2h 52m.

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Glasgow to Auchtermuchty bus services, operated by Moffat + Williamson, arrive at Auchtermuchty, Orchard Court station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Auchtermuchty is 55 miles. It takes approximately 1h 3m to drive from Glasgow to Auchtermuchty.

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  • Distance: 49.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h 31m

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Auchtermuchty, Scotland?

You can take a train from Glasgow to Auchtermuchty via Haymarket, Ladybank, and Ladybank, Railway Station in around 2h 31m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Auchtermuchty via Glenrothes, Bus Station Arrival Bay and Glenrothes, Bus Station in around 2h 52m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £29
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£23 - £29
Train from Haymarket to Ladybank
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £24
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£18 - £24
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Perth
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £40
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£13 - £20
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£30 - £40
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Glenrothes, Bus Station Arrival Bay
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £15
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Perth, Bus Station to Auchtermuchty, Bondgate
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Moffat + Williamson
Phone
01592 774785
Email
enquiries@moffat-williamson.co.uk
Website
moffat-williamson.co.uk
Bus from Glenrothes, Bus Station to Auchtermuchty, Orchard Court
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Moffat + Williamson

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