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There are 4 ways to get from Glasgow to Kingsbarns by train, bus or car

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Train, line 99 bus

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Dundee
  2. Take the line 99 bus from Dundee City Centre, Crichton Street to St Andrews, Bus Station

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to St Andrews, Bus Station

Bus via Edinburgh

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Edinburgh Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Leven, Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Leven, Bus Station to Kingsbarns, The Square

Drive

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Kingsbarns

Glasgow to Kingsbarns by train, walk and bus

The journey time between Glasgow and Kingsbarns is around 3h 56m and covers a distance of around 105 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 30m. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 57m. Operated by First ScotRail Service and Stagecoach East Scotland, the Glasgow to Kingsbarns service departs from Glasgow Queen Street and arrives in Kingsbarns, The Square. Typically 89 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2h 26m
Layover time:
1h 30m
Total time:
3h 56m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2h 57m
Journey distance:
105 miles
Services per week:
89
Cheapest price:
£23
Carbon emissions:
11 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:53
Last service departs at:
23:09

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to Kingsbarns train, walk and bus schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Kingsbarns is to drive which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Kingsbarns is to drive which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow station to Kingsbarns. However, there are services departing from Buchanan Bus Station and arriving at Kingsbarns, The Square via St Andrews, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 44m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Kingsbarns is 69 miles. The road distance is 81.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Kingsbarns without a car is to train and line 99 bus which takes 3h 18m and costs £22 - £65.

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It takes approximately 3h 18m to get from Glasgow to Kingsbarns, including transfers.

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Glasgow to Kingsbarns bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, depart from Buchanan Bus Station.

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Glasgow to Kingsbarns bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, arrive at St Andrews, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Kingsbarns is 81 miles. It takes approximately 1h 34m to drive from Glasgow to Kingsbarns.

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There are 83+ hotels available in Kingsbarns. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Kingsbarns.
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  • Distance: 68.9 miles
  • Duration: 3h 18m

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

Stagecoach East Scotland operates a bus from Buchanan Bus Station to St Andrews, Bus Station every 2 hours. Tickets cost £13 - £19 and the journey takes 2h 45m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£17 - £55
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£17 - £26
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£40 - £55
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dundee City Centre, Crichton Street to St Andrews, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to St Andrews, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£13 - £19
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Leven, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £11
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Leven, Bus Station to Kingsbarns, The Square
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Megabus UK
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £15
Website
Scottish Citylink
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Glasgow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express

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