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

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Bus  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Glenrothes, Bus Station X24 / ...

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Train  •  3 h 3 min

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

$23 - $33

2 alternative options

Bus via Dunfermline, Bus Station  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dunfermline, Bus Station X27 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dunfermline, Bus Station to Lower Methil, Ex-Servicemen's Club 7

Drive  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Methil 59.2 miles

$12 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Methil is to drive which costs £9 - £15 and takes 1 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Methil is to drive which costs £9 - £15 and takes 1 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow station to Methil. However, there are services departing from Buchanan Bus Station and arriving at Methilhill, Grieve Street via Glenrothes, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 20 min.

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The distance between Glasgow and Methil is 53 miles. The road distance is 59.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Methil without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 20 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 20 min to get from Glasgow to Methil, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Methil is to bus which takes 2 h 20 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs £17 - £26 and takes 3 h 3 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Methil is 59 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 10 min to drive from Glasgow to Methil.

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  • Distance: 53.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 20 min

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

Stagecoach East Scotland operates a bus from Glasgow to Methil every 30 minutes, and the journey takes 1 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Glasgow to Methil via Haymarket, Markinch, and Markinch, Railway Station in around 3 h 3 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
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dunfermline, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Dunfermline, Bus Station to Lower Methil, Ex-Servicemen's Club
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland

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