There are 11 ways to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to St Andrews by plane, train, bus, subway or car

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Fly London Heathrow to Edinburgh, train  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Edinburgh (EDI) LHR - EDI
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh Gateway to Cupar

$67 - $229

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Bus to London Gatwick, fly to Edinburgh, train  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to South Terminal Bus Station
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Edinburgh (EDI) LGW - EDI
  3. Take the train from Edinburgh Gateway to Cupar

$72 - $170

Train, Tube to London City, fly to Edinburgh, bus  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Heathrow Terminal 5 to London Paddington
  2. Take the Tube from Lancaster Gate Underground Station to Stratford Underground Station
  3. Fly from London City (LCY) to Edinburgh (EDI) LCY - EDI
  4. Take the train from Edinburgh Gateway to Cupar
  5. Take the bus from Cupar, Tesco Supermarket to St Andrews, Bus Station

$115 - $285

Fly London Heathrow to Glasgow, train  •  5 h 52 min

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

$107 - $279

Train, Tube to London Stansted, fly to Edinburgh, bus  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Heathrow Terminal 5 to London Paddington
  2. Take the Tube from Lancaster Gate Underground Station to Liverpool Street Underground Station
  3. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Edinburgh (EDI) STN - EDI
  4. Take the train from Edinburgh Gateway to Cupar
  5. Take the bus from Cupar, Tesco Supermarket to St Andrews, Bus Station

$96 - $205

Bus to London Luton, fly to Edinburgh, train  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Luton Airport London
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Edinburgh (EDI) LTN - EDI
  3. Take the train from Edinburgh Gateway to Cupar

$68 - $173

Train to Birmingham, fly to Edinburgh, train  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Edinburgh (EDI) BHX - EDI
  3. Take the train from Edinburgh Gateway to Cupar

$156 - $350

Train  •  8 h 26 min

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

$84 - $157

Bus  •  11 h 42 min

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

$159 - $190

Bus, train  •  13 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange 240
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Edinburgh
  3. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 6) to St Andrews, Bus Station X59

$138 - $202

Drive  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to St Andrews 450 miles

$95 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to St Andrews is to bus and fly and train which costs £55 - £130 and takes 5 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to St Andrews is to fly and train which costs £50 - £180 and takes 4 h 48 min.

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The distance between Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station and St Andrews is 351 miles. The road distance is 450 miles.

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The best way to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to St Andrews without a car is to train which takes 8 h 26 min and costs £60 - £120.

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It takes approximately 4 h 48 min to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to St Andrews, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to St Andrews is to train which takes 8 h 26 min and costs £60 - £120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £120 - £150 and takes 11 h 42 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to St Andrews is 450 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 34 min to drive from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to St Andrews.

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Flybe, Aer Lingus and British Airways offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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There are 380+ hotels available in St Andrews. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to St Andrews.
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  • Distance: 351.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 48 min

What companies run services between Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station, England and St Andrews, Scotland?

You can take a train from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to St Andrews via King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, London Kings Cross, Edinburgh, Cupar, and Cupar, Tesco Supermarket in around 8 h 26 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to St Andrews once daily. Tickets cost $150 - $180 and the journey takes 10 h 5 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $16
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $30
Train from Edinburgh to Cupar
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $17
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Lancaster Gate Underground Station to Stratford Underground Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Lancaster Gate Underground Station to Liverpool Street Underground Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Cupar
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $35
Train from Sheffield to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Single
$100 - $160
Off-Peak Single
$110 - $170
Bus operators
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 Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to South Terminal Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Luton Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Dundee, Scotland
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $180
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach East Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cupar, Tesco Supermarket to St Andrews, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 6) to St Andrews, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20
Website
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

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