There are 3 ways to get from Glasgow to Fife by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cupar, Thomastoun Drive X24 / ...

$22

2 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 44 min

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

$26 - $39

Drive  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Fife 65.3 miles

$14 - $21

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Buchanan Bus Station station and arriving at Cupar, Thomastoun Drive. Services depart hourly, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Glasgow to Fife. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Queen Street and arriving at Cupar via Haymarket. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 44 min.

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The distance between Glasgow and Fife is 59 miles. The road distance is 65.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Fife without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 15 min and costs .

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The bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cupar, Thomastoun Drive takes 2 h 15 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Fife is to bus which takes 2 h 15 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 2 h 44 min.

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Glasgow to Fife bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, arrive at Cupar, Thomastoun Drive station.

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

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Fife.
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  • Distance: 58.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 15 min

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

Stagecoach East Scotland operates a bus from Glasgow to Fife hourly. Tickets cost $22 and the journey takes 2 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Glasgow to Fife via Haymarket in around 2 h 44 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 Cupar
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $15
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cupar, Thomastoun Drive
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Fife is 65 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 18 min to drive from Glasgow to Fife.

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