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

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Bus  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Glenrothes, Bus Station X26 / ...

$8 - $12

2 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 9 min

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

$24 - $35

Drive  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Glenrothes 56.4 miles

$12 - $18

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Glenrothes is to bus which costs £6 - £9 and takes 1 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Glenrothes is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 5 min.

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The distance between Glasgow and Glenrothes is 48 miles. The road distance is 56.4 miles.

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The bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Glenrothes, Bus Station takes 1 h 50 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Buchanan Bus Station station and arriving at Glenrothes, Bus Station station. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 50 min.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Glenrothes is to bus which takes 1 h 50 min and costs £6 - £9. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £18 - £28 and takes 2 h 9 min.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Glenrothes.
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  • Distance: 48 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 50 min

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

Stagecoach UK operates a bus from Glasgow to Glenrothes every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Glasgow to Glenrothes via Haymarket, Markinch, and Markinch, Railway Station (Station Building) in around 2 h 9 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
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $18
Train from Haymarket to Markinch
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $11
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK

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