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There are 11 ways to get from Croydon to St Andrews by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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  •  7h 50m

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Dundee

£45 - £109

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Bus  •  13h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Dundee, Scotland National Express

£30 - £102

9 alternative options

Train, bus  •  10h 11m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Edinburgh
  3. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to St Andrews, Bus Station X59 / ...

£150 - £238

Drive  •  8h

  1. Drive from Croydon to St Andrews 462 miles

£75 - £110

Fly London Gatwick to Edinburgh, train, bus  •  5h 18m

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Edinburgh (EDI) LGW - EDI
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh Gateway to Ladybank
  3. Take the bus from Ladybank, Railway Station to St Andrews, Bus Station

£51 - £140

Fly London City to Edinburgh, train, bus  •  5h 37m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Edinburgh (EDI) LCY - EDI
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh Gateway to Ladybank
  3. Take the bus from Ladybank, Railway Station to St Andrews, Bus Station

£69 - £200

Train, subway to London Stansted, fly to Dundee, line 99 bus  •  5h 9m

  1. Take the train from East Croydon to London Victoria
  2. Take the subway from Victoria station to Tottenham Hale station
  3. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Dundee (DND) STN - DND
  4. Take the line 99 bus from Seagate Bus Station to St Andrews, Bus Station

£97 - £256

Fly London Heathrow to Edinburgh, train, bus  •  6h 6m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Edinburgh (EDI) LHR - EDI
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh Gateway to Ladybank
  3. Take the bus from Ladybank, Railway Station to St Andrews, Bus Station

£63 - £216

Train to London Luton, fly to Edinburgh, train  •  6h 17m

  1. Take the train from East Croydon to Luton
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Edinburgh (EDI) LTN - EDI
  3. Take the train from Edinburgh Gateway to Ladybank

£60 - £150

Fly London Stansted to Edinburgh, train, bus  •  6h 21m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Edinburgh (EDI) STN - EDI
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh Gateway to Ladybank
  3. Take the bus from Ladybank, Railway Station to St Andrews, Bus Station

£50 - £147

Fly London City to Glasgow, train  •  6h 7m

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

£94 - £272

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The cheapest way to get from Croydon to St Andrews is to train which costs £45 - £110 and takes 7h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Croydon to St Andrews is to train and subway and fly and line 99 bus which costs £95 - £260 and takes 5h 9m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Croydon station to St Andrews station. However, there are services departing from West Croydon Bus Station and arriving at St Andrews, Bus Station via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and Seagate Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 41m.

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The distance between Croydon and St Andrews is 362 miles. The road distance is 462 miles.

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The best way to get from Croydon to St Andrews without a car is to train which takes 7h 50m and costs £45 - £110.

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It takes approximately 7h 50m to get from Croydon to St Andrews, including transfers.

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Croydon to St Andrews bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 station.

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The best way to get from Croydon to St Andrews is to train which takes 7h 50m and costs £45 - £110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £29 - £110 and takes 13h 41m.

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The quickest flight from London Gatwick Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Croydon to St Andrews bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Dundee, Scotland station.

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Map of how to get from Croydon to St Andrews.
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  • Distance: 361.6 miles
  • Duration: 7h 50m

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

You can take a train from Croydon to St Andrews via London St Pancras International LL, London Kings Cross, Edinburgh, Dundee, and Dundee City Centre, station in around 7h 50m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Croydon to St Andrews once daily. Tickets cost £25 - £95 and the journey takes 10h 20m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £190
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £300
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £260
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£150 - £700
Flights from London City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £420
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £160
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£40 - £160
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £140
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £140
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £250
Flights from London City to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £250
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £240
Flights from London City to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
£85 - £430
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£30 - £140
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£21 - £140
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from London Stansted to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £420
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£150 - £700
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£30 - £45
1st Class
£55 - £85
Train from Edinburgh to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£6 - £10
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£6 - £10
1st Class
£18 - £27
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £17
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single
£13 - £17
Train from Edinburgh Gateway to Ladybank
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
£6 - £9
Anytime Day Single
£8 - £11
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £23
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Day Single
£18 - £23
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£30 - £50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£21 - £35
Anytime Single
£30 - £50
Off-Peak Single
£22 - £35
Train from Sheffield to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£80 - £130
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£50 - £75
Anytime Single
£80 - £130
Off-Peak Single
£85 - £130
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£55 - £85
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
£29 - £45
Off-Peak Single
£55 - £90
Anytime Day Single
£55 - £85
Anytime Single
£80 - £120
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to St Andrews, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £14
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Ladybank, Railway Station to St Andrews, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Seagate Bus Station to St Andrews, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
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 Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Dundee, Scotland
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£25 - £95
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National Express

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Yes, the driving distance between Croydon to St Andrews is 462 miles. It takes approximately 8h to drive from Croydon to St Andrews.

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Ryanair, British Airways and easyJet offer flights from London Gatwick Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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There are 484+ hotels available in St Andrews. Prices start at £68 per night.

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The best way to get from Croydon to London Gatwick Airport is to train which takes 14m and costs £7 - £17.

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