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

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Bus  •  1h 29m

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

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Train  •  1h 32m

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

Taxi  •  46 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow to Rosyth 40.2 miles

Drive  •  46 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Rosyth 40.2 miles

Glasgow to Rosyth by bus

The bus journey time between Glasgow and Rosyth is around 1h 37m and covers a distance of around 43 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 15 min. The fastest bus normally takes 1h 26m. Operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, the Glasgow to Rosyth bus service departs from Buchanan Bus Station and arrives in Rosyth, Queens Buildings. Typically 244 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average bus journey times

Time on bus:
1h 21m
Layover time:
15 min
Total time:
1h 37m

Bus route information

Fastest bus time:
1h 26m
Bus distance:
43 miles
Buses per week:
244
Cheapest price:
£9
Carbon emissions:
8 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
06:15
Last bus departs at:
22:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to Rosyth bus schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Rosyth is to drive which costs £6 - £9 and takes 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Rosyth is to taxi which costs £80 - £100 and takes 46 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow station to Rosyth. However, there are services departing from Buchanan Bus Station and arriving at Rosyth, Queens Buildings via Dunfermline, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 29m.

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No, there is no direct train from Glasgow to Rosyth. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Queen Street and arriving at Rosyth via Haymarket. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 32m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Rosyth is 35 miles. The road distance is 40.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Rosyth without a car is to bus which takes 1h 29m and costs £9 - £14.

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It takes approximately 1h 29m to get from Glasgow to Rosyth, including transfers.

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

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Glasgow to Rosyth train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Glasgow Queen Street station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Rosyth is to bus which takes 1h 29m and costs £9 - £14. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £12 - £40 and takes 1h 32m.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Rosyth.
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  • Distance: 34.8 miles
  • Duration: 1h 29m

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

Stagecoach East Scotland operates a bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dunfermline, Bus Station hourly. Tickets cost £7 - £11 and the journey takes 1h 9m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Glasgow to Rosyth via Haymarket in around 1h 32m.

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 Haymarket
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £29
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£23 - £29
Train from Haymarket to Rosyth
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £9
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£6 - £9
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dunfermline, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £11
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Other operators
Taxi from Glasgow to Rosyth
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
£80 - £100
Southside Radio Cars
Phone
+44 141 883 3333
Website
southsideradiocars.co.uk
Hampden Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 141 332 5050
Website
hampdencars.co.uk
Glasgow Taxis
Phone
+44 141 429 7070
Website
glasgowtaxis.co.uk
Cross Cabs
Phone
+44 141 772 0000
City Cars Private Hire
Phone
+44 141 959 1212
Website
citycarsprivatehire.com
Caledonian Cabs
Phone
+44 7467 133 388
Website
caledoniancabs.co.uk

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

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Glasgow to Rosyth train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Rosyth station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Rosyth is 40 miles. It takes approximately 46 min to drive from Glasgow to Rosyth.

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