There are 5 ways to get from Glasgow to Burntisland 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  •  1 h 21 min

$16 - $20

Cheapest option

Bus, line 7 bus  •  2 h 15 min

  1. X27 / ...
  2. 7

$7 - $12

3 alternative options

Train via Haymarket  •  1 h 40 min

$20 - $25

Bus, train  •  2 h 4 min

  1. 900

$19 - $25

Drive  •  59 min

  1. 50.2 miles

$10 - $16

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

ScotRail operates a train from Glasgow to Burntisland 5 times a week. Tickets cost $16 - $20 and the journey takes 1 h 21 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Burntisland via Dunfermline, Bus Station in around 2 h 15 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 Burntisland
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $20
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 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
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$2 - $4
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $7
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dunfermline, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dunfermline, Bus Station to Burntisland, Allan Court
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Glasgow and Burntisland is 67 km. The road distance is 80 km.

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Burntisland is to bus and line 7 bus which costs £5 - £9 and takes 2 h 15 min.

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

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Glasgow Queen Street and arriving at Burntisland. Services depart five times a week. The journey takes approximately 1 h 21 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow 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 2 h 15 min.

The train from Glasgow Queen Street to Burntisland takes 1 h 21 min including transfers and departs five times a week.