There are 5 ways to get from Glenrothes to Burntisland by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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, train  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Glenrothes, Bus Station to Thornton, Railway Station (Rail Station Car Park) X54 / ...
  2. Take the train from Glenrothes with Thornton to Burntisland

$7 - $10

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Glenrothes, Bus Station Arrival Bay to Kirkcaldy, Adam Smith Theatre 39A / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kirkcaldy, Bus Station to Burntisland, Library (Kirkgate) 7 / ...

$4 - $8

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glenrothes to Burntisland 13.3 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from Glenrothes to Burntisland 13.3 miles

$2 - $5

Uber  •  21 min

  1. Take an Uber from Glenrothes to Burntisland 13.3 miles

$27 - $40

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

You can take a bus from Glenrothes to Burntisland via Kirkcaldy, Bus Station in around 1 h 38 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glenrothes with Thornton to Burntisland
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $7
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Glenrothes, Bus Station to Thornton, Railway Station (Rail Station Car Park)
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Glenrothes, Bus Station Arrival Bay to Kirkcaldy, Adam Smith Theatre
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kirkcaldy, Bus Station to Burntisland, Library (Kirkgate)
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Glenrothes, Bus Station to Kirkcaldy, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
fisherstours.co.uk
Bay Travel
Phone
+44 1383 516161
Website
bay-travel.co.uk
Bus from Kirkcaldy, Adam Smith Theatre to Burntisland, Library (Kirkgate)
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
bay-travel.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Edinburgh
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Glenrothes to Burntisland
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$27 - $40
uberX
$27 - $40
uberXL
$40 - $60
UberEXEC
$40 - $60
Taxi from Glenrothes to Burntisland
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Starfish Taxis
Phone
+44 7790 021000
Website
starfish-taxis.com
Edinburgh Cars
Phone
+44 131 555 1772
City Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 131 228 1211
Website
citycabs.co.uk
Central Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 131 229 2468
Website
taxis-edinburgh.co.uk
Starfish Taxis
Phone
+44 7790 021000
Website
starfish-taxis.com
Starfish Taxis
Phone
+44 7790 021000
Website
starfish-taxis.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Glenrothes and Burntisland is 16 km. The road distance is 21 km.

The cheapest way to get from Glenrothes to Burntisland is to drive which costs £2 - £3 and takes 21 min.

The quickest way to get from Glenrothes to Burntisland is to taxi which takes 21 min and costs £30 - £40.

No, there is no direct bus from Glenrothes to Burntisland. However, there are services departing from Glenrothes, Bus Station Arrival Bay and arriving at Burntisland, Library (Kirkgate) via Kirkcaldy, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 38 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 2 min to get from Glenrothes to Burntisland, including transfers.