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There are 5 ways to get from Glasgow to Burntisland by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1h 21m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Burntisland

$15 - $20

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Bus, line 7 bus  •  2h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dunfermline, Bus Station X27 / ...
  2. Take the line 7 bus from Dunfermline, Bus Station to Burntisland, Allan Court 7

$11 - $16

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Train via Haymarket  •  2h

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

$20 - $25

Bus, train  •  2h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Haymarket Station 900
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Burntisland

$17 - $25

Drive  •  59m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Burntisland 50.2 miles

$10 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Burntisland is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Burntisland is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 59m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow station to Burntisland. However, there are services departing from Buchanan Bus Station and arriving at Burntisland, Allan Court via Dunfermline, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 33m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Glasgow Queen Street and arriving at Burntisland. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 1h 21m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Burntisland is 42 miles. The road distance is 50.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Burntisland without a car is to train which takes 1h 21m and costs £11 - £15.

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The train from Glasgow Queen Street to Burntisland takes 1h 21m including transfers and departs once daily.

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Glasgow to Burntisland bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, arrive at Buchanan Bus Station.

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Glasgow to Burntisland train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Glasgow Queen Street station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Burntisland is to train which takes 1h 21m and costs £11 - £15. Alternatively, you can bus and line 7 bus, which costs £8 - £13 and takes 2h 33m.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Burntisland.
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  • Distance: 42.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 21m

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

ScotRail operates a train from Glasgow to Burntisland once daily. Tickets cost $15 - $20 and the journey takes 1h 21m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Burntisland via Dunfermline, Bus Station in around 2h 33m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Burntisland
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $20
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $19
Train from Haymarket to Burntisland
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$2 - $4
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $7
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dunfermline, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Dunfermline, Bus Station to Burntisland, Allan Court
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland

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Glasgow to Burntisland bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, arrive at Burntisland, Allan Court station.

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Glasgow to Burntisland train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Burntisland station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Burntisland is 50 miles. It takes approximately 59m to drive from Glasgow to Burntisland.

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