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

Train, bus  •  5 h 51 min

  1. X59

$68 - $100

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 2 min

  1. S9 / ...
  2. X59

$37 - $89

10 alternative options

Train Virgin Trains East Coast  •  5 h 49 min

$70 - $139

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  6 h 51 min

$230 - $431

Drive  •  7 h 19 min

  1. 433.5 miles

$90 - $140

Fly London City to Edinburgh, train  •  4 h

  1. LCY - EDI

$77 - $234

Fly London Heathrow to Edinburgh, train  •  3 h 58 min

  1. LHR - EDI

$85 - $257

Fly London Gatwick to Edinburgh, train  •  4 h 12 min

  1. LGW - EDI

$69 - $185

Fly London Stansted to Edinburgh, train  •  4 h 24 min

  1. STN - EDI

$58 - $155

Train to London Luton, fly to Edinburgh, train  •  4 h 18 min

  1. LTN - EDI

$59 - $173

Fly London City to Glasgow, train  •  5 h 26 min

  1. LCY - GLA

$107 - $342

Train to Birmingham, fly to Edinburgh, train  •  4 h 57 min

  1. BHX - EDI

$124 - $300

Questions & Answers

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

The cheapest way to get from London to Glenrothes is to bus which costs £27 - £70 and takes 10 h 2 min.

The quickest way to get from London to Glenrothes is to fly and train which takes 3 h 58 min and costs £60 - £200.

No, there is no direct bus from London to Glenrothes. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Station and arriving at Glenrothes, Bus Station Arrival Bay via Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 6). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 2 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 51 min to get from London to Glenrothes, including transfers.

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

Virgin Trains East Coast operates a train from London to Glenrothes 3 times a day. Tickets cost $65 - $100 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 10 h 2 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 City to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
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 15 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
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
2 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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
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
Virgin Trains East Coast
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$60 - $95
1st Class
$110 - $170
Train from London Kings Cross to Kirkcaldy
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$65 - $100
1st Class
$120 - $180
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$170 - $280
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$110 - $160
Anytime Day Single
$170 - $280
Train from Carlisle to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $100
Train from London Euston to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $110
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $26
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $14
Train from Edinburgh Gateway to Markinch
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $12
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $19
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $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
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $29
Bus operators

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