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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.

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Train LNER, bus  •  5h 42m

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

$68 - $100

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Bus  •  10h 38m

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

$49 - $90

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Train  •  5h 48m

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Kirkcaldy

$67 - $135

Train Virgin West Coast Trains, bus  •  7h 2m

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Edinburgh
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Glenrothes, Bus Station X59 / ...

$242 - $370

Drive  •  7h 19m

  1. Drive from London to Glenrothes 433.5 miles

$90 - $140

Fly London City to Edinburgh, train  •  4h 3m

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

$76 - $233

Fly London Heathrow to Edinburgh, train  •  4h 1m

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

$84 - $255

Fly London Stansted to Edinburgh, train  •  4h 27m

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

$56 - $153

Fly London Gatwick to Edinburgh, train  •  4h 20m

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

$68 - $183

Train to London Luton, fly to Edinburgh, train  •  4h 22m

  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 train from Edinburgh Gateway to Markinch

$61 - $168

Fly London City to Glasgow, train  •  5h 51m

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

$106 - $340

Train to Birmingham, fly to Edinburgh, train  •  4h 58m

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

$99 - $295

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Glenrothes is to fly and train which costs £40 - £120 and takes 4h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Glenrothes is to fly and train which costs £60 - £200 and takes 4h 1m.

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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. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 38m.

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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 5h 42m and costs £50 - £80.

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It takes approximately 5h 42m 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 5h 48m and costs £50 - £110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £35 - £70 and takes 10h 38m.

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

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

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Map of how to get from London to Glenrothes.
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  • Distance: 348.8 miles
  • Duration: 5h 42m

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 5h 4m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London to Glenrothes via Edinburgh, Bus Station in around 10h 38m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from London City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from London City to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from London City to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from London City to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from London City to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
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
5h 4m
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 Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5h 34m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$230 - $360
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$140 - $210
Anytime Day Single
$230 - $360
Train from London Euston to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $100
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh Gateway to Markinch
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $12
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $19
Train from Haymarket to Markinch
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $11
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Every 20 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
20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Glenrothes, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Glenrothes is 433 miles. It takes approximately 7h 19m 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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There are 242+ hotels available in Glenrothes. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London City Airport is to train which takes 21m and costs £3 - £4.

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