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

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Train  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Burntisland

$15 - $20

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Train via Haymarket  •  1 h 42 min

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

$19 - $25

Bus, train  •  2 h 6 min

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

$17 - $25

Bus, line 7 bus  •  2 h 16 min

  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

$20

Drive  •  59 min

  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 59 min.

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

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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 2 h 16 min.

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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.

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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 1 h 21 min and costs £11 - £15.

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

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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 1 h 21 min and costs £11 - £15. Alternatively, you can bus and line 7 bus, which costs £16 and takes 2 h 16 min.

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

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

ScotRail operates a train from Glasgow to Burntisland 5 times a week. Tickets cost $15 - $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 16 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
$15 - $20
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $20
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $18
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 East Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dunfermline, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$13
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dunfermline, Bus Station to Burntisland, Allan Court
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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