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

Bus  •  1 h 50 min

  1. X26 / ...

$8 - $12

2 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 5 min

$25 - $37

Drive  •  1 h 5 min

  1. 56.4 miles

$12 - $18

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

Stagecoach UK operates a bus from Glasgow to Glenrothes hourly. 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 5 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
$14 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $19
Train from Haymarket to Markinch
Ave. Duration
40 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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Glasgow and Glenrothes is 77 km. The road distance is 90 km.

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

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

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

The bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Glenrothes, Bus Station Arrival Bay takes 1 h 50 min including transfers and departs hourly.