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There are 4 ways to get from Buchanan bus Station to Saint Andrews by bus, train or car

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Bus, line 99 bus  •  2h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Seagate Bus Station M9 / ...
  2. Take the line 99 bus from Dundee City Centre, Bus Station to St Andrews, Bus Station 99 / ...

£19 - £27

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to St Andrews, Bus Station X24

£13 - £19

2 alternative options

Train, line 99 bus  •  2h 30m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Dundee
  2. Take the line 99 bus from Dundee City Centre, station to St Andrews, Bus Station 99 / ...

£21 - £58

Drive  •  1h 27m

  1. Drive from Buchanan bus Station to Saint Andrews 73.6 miles

£11 - £17

Buchanan bus Station to Saint Andrews by bus

The bus journey time between Buchanan bus Station and Saint Andrews is around 3h 4m and covers a distance of around 95 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 2h 21m. Operated by Scottish Citylink and Stagecoach East Scotland, the Buchanan bus Station to Saint Andrews bus service departs from Buchanan Bus Station and arrives in St Andrews, Bus Station. Typically 145 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
3h 4m
Fastest bus time:
2h 21m
Buses per week:
145
Cheapest price:
£19
Carbon emissions:
19 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
03:40
Last bus departs at:
20:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Buchanan bus Station to Saint Andrews bus schedules

Buchanan bus Station → Saint Andrews
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The most affordable way to get from Buchanan bus Station to Saint Andrews is to drive, which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Buchanan bus Station to Saint Andrews is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1h 27m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Buchanan Bus Station station and arriving at St Andrews, Bus Station station. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 45m.

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The distance between Buchanan bus Station and Saint Andrews is 65 miles. The road distance is 73.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Buchanan bus Station to Saint Andrews without a car is to bus and line 99 bus which takes 2h 24m and costs £19 - £28.

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It takes approximately 2h 24m to get from Buchanan bus Station to Saint Andrews, including transfers.

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Buchanan bus Station to Saint Andrews bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Buchanan Bus Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Buchanan bus Station to Saint Andrews is 74 miles. It takes approximately 1h 27m to drive from Buchanan bus Station to Saint Andrews.

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  • Distance: 65.2 miles
  • Duration: 2h 24m

What companies run services between Buchanan bus Station, Scotland and Saint Andrews, Fife, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Buchanan bus Station to Saint Andrews via Dundee City Centre, Bus Station in around 2h 24m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£17 - £55
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£17 - £26
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£40 - £55
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Seagate Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £23
Website
Scottish Citylink
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dundee City Centre, Bus Station to St Andrews, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Dundee City Centre, station to St Andrews, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £6
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to St Andrews, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£13 - £19
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland

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