There are 11 ways to get from Glenrothes to London by bus, train, car or plane

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  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Glenrothes, Bus Station Arrival Bay to Edinburgh, Bus Station X59 / ...
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross

$67 - $389

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Glenrothes, Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station X59
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...

$42 - $104

9 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Kirkcaldy to London Kings Cross

$71 - $143

Drive  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Glenrothes to London 433.9 miles

$90 - $140

Train to Edinburgh, fly to London City  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Markinch to Edinburgh Gateway
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London City (LCY) EDI - LCY

$78 - $236

Train to Edinburgh, fly to London Heathrow  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Markinch to Edinburgh Gateway
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Heathrow (LHR) EDI - LHR

$87 - $260

Train to Edinburgh, fly to London Stansted  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Markinch to Edinburgh Gateway
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Stansted (STN) EDI - STN

$60 - $157

Train to Edinburgh, fly to London Gatwick  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Markinch to Edinburgh Gateway
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Gatwick (LGW) EDI - LGW

$79 - $190

Train to Edinburgh, fly to London Luton, train  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Markinch to Edinburgh Gateway
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Luton (LTN) EDI - LTN
  3. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL

$60 - $175

Train, train to Glasgow, fly to London City  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Markinch to Haymarket
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Glasgow Queen Street
  3. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London City (LCY) GLA - LCY

$110 - $381

Train, train to Newcastle, fly to London Heathrow  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Markinch to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
  3. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to London Heathrow (LHR) NCL - LHR

$136 - $483

What companies run services between Glenrothes, Fife, Scotland and London, England?

Virgin Trains East Coast operates a train from Glenrothes to London 3 times a day. Tickets cost $65 - $100 and the journey takes 5 h 1 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glenrothes to London via Edinburgh, Bus Station and Edinburgh in around 11 h 35 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Glasgow to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Glasgow to London City via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Newcastle to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Edinburgh to London City via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Glasgow to London City via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London City via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Train operators
Virgin Trains East Coast
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
Train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$60 - $95
1st Class
$120 - $180
Train from Kirkcaldy to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$65 - $100
1st Class
$130 - $190
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$26 - $40
1st Class
$50 - $75
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Markinch to Edinburgh Gateway
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $13
Train from Markinch to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $14
Train from Haymarket to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $17
Train from Markinch to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $15
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $11
Off-Peak Single
$14 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Single
$20 - $30
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Markinch to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$19 - $29
Train from Markinch to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $30
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $90
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Glenrothes, Bus Station Arrival Bay to Edinburgh, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Glenrothes, Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Glenrothes to London?

The distance between Glenrothes and London is 558 km. The road distance is 694 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Glenrothes to London?

The cheapest way to get from Glenrothes to London is to bus which costs £29 - £75 and takes 11 h 35 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Glenrothes to London?

The quickest way to get from Glenrothes to London is to train and fly which takes 4 h 4 min and costs £60 - £190.

Is there a direct bus between Glenrothes and London?

No, there is no direct bus from Glenrothes to London. However, there are services departing from Glenrothes, Bus Station and arriving at London Victoria Coach Station via Edinburgh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 35 min.

How long does it take to get from Glenrothes to London?

It takes approximately 6 h 25 min to get from Glenrothes to London, including transfers.