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There are 5 ways to get from St Andrews to Inverness by train, bus or car

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Train via Perth  •  4h 38m

  1. Take the train from Perth to Inverness

$25 - $66

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Bus Scottish Citylink  •  4h 51m

  1. Take the bus from St Andrews, Bus Station to Kinross, Park and Ride 23
  2. Take the bus from Kinross, Park and Ride to Inverness, Bus Station M90 / ...

$33 - $49

Train  •  5h 1m

  1. Take the train from Dundee to Inverness

$53 - $69

Bus Fishers Tours of Dundee  •  5h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Cupar, Railway Station to Millburn, Morrisons 267

Drive  •  2h 43m

  1. Drive from St Andrews to Inverness 146.1 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from St Andrews to Inverness is to drive which costs £24 - £35 and takes 2h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from St Andrews to Inverness is to drive which costs £24 - £35 and takes 2h 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from St Andrews station to Inverness station. However, there are services departing from St Andrews, Bus Station and arriving at Inverness, Bus Station via Kinross, Park and Ride. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 51m.

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The distance between St Andrews and Inverness is 96 miles. The road distance is 146.1 miles.

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The best way to get from St Andrews to Inverness without a car is to train which takes 4h 38m and costs £19 - £55.

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It takes approximately 4h 38m to get from St Andrews to Inverness, including transfers.

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St Andrews to Inverness bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, arrive at St Andrews, Bus Station.

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The best way to get from St Andrews to Inverness is to train which takes 4h 38m and costs £19 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £25 - £40 and takes 4h 51m.

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St Andrews to Inverness bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Inverness, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between St Andrews to Inverness is 146 miles. It takes approximately 2h 43m to drive from St Andrews to Inverness.

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  • Distance: 95.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h 38m

What companies run services between St Andrews, Fife, Scotland and Inverness, Scotland?

ScotRail operates a train from St Andrews to Inverness every 2 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $40 and the journey takes 2h 14m. LNER also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from St Andrews to Inverness via Kinross, Park and Ride in around 4h 51m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Perth to Inverness
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $40
Train from Dundee to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $65
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from St Andrews, Bus Station to Kinross, Park and Ride
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Kinross, Park and Ride to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Cupar, Railway Station to Millburn, Morrisons
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
fisherstours.co.uk

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