There are 5 ways to get from Edinburgh to St Andrews by train, bus, car, rideshare 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

Train, bus  •  1 h 25 min

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

$17 - $60

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Edinburgh to Saint Andrews 52.4 miles

$5 - $8

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from West End, Queensferry Street (after Queensferry Street Lane) to St Andrews, Grannie Clark's Wynd (Gibson Place) X59

$8 - $12

Drive  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to St Andrews 52.1 miles

$11 - $17

Uber  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Take an Uber from Edinburgh to St Andrews 52.1 miles

$85 - $120

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to St Andrews is to rideshare which costs £4 - £6 and takes 1 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to St Andrews is to drive which takes 1 h 7 min and costs £8 - £13.

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The distance between Edinburgh and St Andrews is 50 km. The road distance is 83 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 25 min to get from Edinburgh to St Andrews, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from West End, Queensferry Street (after Queensferry Street Lane) and arriving at St Andrews, Grannie Clark's Wynd (Gibson Place). Services depart hourly, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 52 min.

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What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and St Andrews, Scotland?

Stagecoach UK operates a bus from Edinburgh to St Andrews hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h 52 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Cupar
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $18
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cupar, Tesco Supermarket to St Andrews, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from West End, Queensferry Street (after Queensferry Street Lane) to St Andrews, Grannie Clark's Wynd (Gibson Place)
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
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
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Edinburgh to Saint Andrews
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Uber Edinburgh
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Edinburgh to St Andrews
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$85 - $120
uberX
$85 - $120
uberXL
$130 - $190
UberEXEC
$140 - $190

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