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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 X24 / ...

Cheapest option

Train  •  2 h 29 min

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

$23 - $33

1 alternative option

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 drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 5 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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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Buchanan Bus Station station and arriving at Glenrothes, Bus Station station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 50 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 best way to get from Glasgow to Glenrothes without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 50 min and costs .

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The bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Glenrothes, Bus Station takes 1 h 50 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Glenrothes is to bus which takes 1 h 50 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs £17 - £26 and takes 2 h 29 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Glenrothes is 56 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 5 min to drive 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 East Scotland operates a bus from Glasgow to Glenrothes every 30 minutes, 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 in around 2 h 29 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 20 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 East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Glenrothes, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland

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There are 236+ hotels available in Glenrothes. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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