There are 12 ways to get from London to Glenrothes by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 6) to Glenrothes, Bus Station X59 / ...

$74 - $102

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Bus  •  9 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Station to Edinburgh S9 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 6) to Glenrothes, Bus Station X59 / ...

$44 - $92

10 alternative options

Train LNER  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Kirkcaldy

$69 - $99

Train via Preston  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Preston
  2. Take the train from Preston to Haymarket
  3. Take the train from Haymarket to Markinch

$212 - $422

Drive  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Drive from London to Glenrothes 433.5 miles

$90 - $140

Fly London City to Edinburgh, bus  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Edinburgh (EDI) LCY - EDI
  2. Take the bus from Ferrytoll, Park & Ride (Ferrytoll Park & Ride) to Glenrothes, Bus Station

$79 - $230

Fly London Heathrow to Edinburgh, bus  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Edinburgh (EDI) LHR - EDI
  2. Take the bus from Ferrytoll, Park & Ride (Ferrytoll Park & Ride) to Glenrothes, Bus Station

$87 - $252

Fly London Gatwick to Edinburgh, bus  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Edinburgh (EDI) LGW - EDI
  2. Take the bus from Ferrytoll, Park & Ride (Ferrytoll Park & Ride) to Glenrothes, Bus Station

$71 - $181

Fly London Stansted to Edinburgh, bus  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Edinburgh (EDI) STN - EDI
  2. Take the bus from Ferrytoll, Park & Ride (Ferrytoll Park & Ride) to Glenrothes, Bus Station

$59 - $150

Train to London Luton, fly to Edinburgh, bus  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Edinburgh (EDI) LTN - EDI
  3. Take the bus from Ferrytoll, Park & Ride (Ferrytoll Park & Ride) to Glenrothes, Bus Station

$68 - $168

Fly London City to Glasgow, bus  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Glasgow (GLA) LCY - GLA
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Glenrothes, Bus Station

$97 - $323

Train to Birmingham, fly to Edinburgh  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Edinburgh (EDI) BHX - EDI

$124 - $294

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Glenrothes is to bus which costs £30 - £70 and takes 9 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Glenrothes is to fly and bus which costs £65 - £200 and takes 3 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Glenrothes station. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Station and arriving at Glenrothes, Bus Station via Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 6). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 55 min.

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The distance between London and Glenrothes is 349 miles. The road distance is 433.5 miles.

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The best way to get from London to Glenrothes without a car is to train and bus which takes 5 h 43 min and costs £55 - £80.

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It takes approximately 5 h 43 min to get from London to Glenrothes, including transfers.

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London to Glenrothes bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at London Victoria Station.

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The best way to get from London to Glenrothes is to train which takes 5 h 50 min and costs £50 - £75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £70 and takes 9 h 55 min.

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Glenrothes is 433 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 19 min to drive from London to Glenrothes.

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Flybe and British Airways offer flights from London City Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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Map of how to get from London to Glenrothes.
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  • Distance: 348.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 43 min

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

LNER operates a train from London to Glenrothes 3 times a day. Tickets cost $60 - $95 and the journey takes 5 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London to Glenrothes via Edinburgh and Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 6) in around 9 h 55 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from London City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from London City to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $170
Train from London Kings Cross to Kirkcaldy
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$60 - $95
1st Class
$120 - $180
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Preston
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$75 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $190
Train from Preston to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $180
Train from London Euston to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $100
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Preston to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$30 - $45
Off-Peak Day Single
$50 - $75
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $110
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Markinch
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $13
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 6) to Glenrothes, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ferrytoll, Park & Ride (Ferrytoll Park & Ride) to Glenrothes, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Glenrothes, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19
Website
stagecoachbus.com
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com

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