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There are 5 ways to get from Inverness to St Andrews by train, bus, night train or car

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Train  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Inverness to Perth

$29 - $49

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Bus Scottish Citylink  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Halbeath, Park & Ride M90 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride to St Andrews, Bus Station X59 / ...

Bus Fishers Tours of Dundee  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Millburn, Morrisons to Cupar, Railway Station 267

Night train  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take the night train from Inverness to Dundee

$50 - $65

Drive  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Inverness to St Andrews 146.1 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Inverness to St Andrews is to drive which costs £24 - £35 and takes 2 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Inverness to St Andrews is to drive which costs £24 - £35 and takes 2 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Inverness station to St Andrews station. However, there are services departing from Inverness, Bus Station and arriving at St Andrews, Bus Station via Halbeath, Park & Ride. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 40 min.

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The distance between Inverness and St Andrews is 96 miles. The road distance is 146.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Inverness to St Andrews without a car is to train which takes 3 h 49 min and costs £22 - £40.

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It takes approximately 3 h 49 min to get from Inverness to St Andrews, including transfers.

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Inverness to St Andrews bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Inverness, Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Inverness to St Andrews is to train which takes 3 h 49 min and costs £22 - £40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 40 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Inverness to St Andrews is 146 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 43 min to drive from Inverness to St Andrews.

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  • Distance: 95.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 49 min

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

ScotRail operates a train from Inverness to St Andrews every 3 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 2 h 9 min. LNER also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Inverness to St Andrews via Halbeath, Park & Ride in around 4 h 40 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Inverness to Perth
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Night train from Inverness to Dundee
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $65
LNER
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Halbeath, Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride to St Andrews, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Millburn, Morrisons to Cupar, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
fisherstours.co.uk

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