There are 5 ways to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to St Andrews by bus, train, car or towncar

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

Line 747 bus, bus  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Take the line 747 bus from Edinburgh Airport, Stance G (Airport) to Halbeath, Kingdom Services 747
  2. Take the bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride to St Andrews, Bus Station X59 / ...

$11 - $15

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh Gateway to Cupar
  2. Take the bus from Cupar, Tesco Supermarket to St Andrews, Bus Station X59 / ...

$19 - $26

Drive  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to St Andrews 50.6 miles

$10 - $16

Towncar  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take a town car from Edinburgh Airport to St Andrews 50.6 miles

$200 - $290

Uber  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take an Uber from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to St Andrews 50.6 miles

$90 - $130

What companies run services between Edinburgh Airport (EDI), Scotland and St Andrews, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to St Andrews via Halbeath, Kingdom Services and Halbeath, Park & Ride in around 2 h 6 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh Gateway to Cupar
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $17
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Stance G (Airport) to Halbeath, Kingdom Services
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride to St Andrews, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cupar, Tesco Supermarket to St Andrews, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bay Travel
Phone
+44 1383 516161
Website
bay-travel.co.uk
Bus from Cupar, Railway Station (Cupar Rail Station) to St Andrews, Alexandra Place
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
bay-travel.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Edinburgh
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to St Andrews
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$90 - $130
uberX
$90 - $130
uberXL
$140 - $190
UberEXEC
$140 - $200
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Edinburgh Airport to St Andrews
Estimated price
$200 - $290

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to St Andrews?

The distance between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) and St Andrews is 56 km. The road distance is 81 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to St Andrews?

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to St Andrews is to drive which costs £7 - £12 and takes 1 h 1 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to St Andrews?

The quickest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to St Andrews is to drive which takes 1 h 1 min and costs £7 - £12.

Is there a direct bus between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) and St Andrews?

No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to St Andrews. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh Airport, Stance G (Airport) and arriving at St Andrews, Bus Station via Halbeath, Park & Ride. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 6 min.

How long does it take to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to St Andrews?

It takes approximately 2 h 6 min to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to St Andrews, including transfers.