There are 6 ways to get from Kirkcaldy to St Andrews by train, bus, taxi, 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

Train, bus  •  45 min

  1. Take the train from Kirkcaldy to Cupar
  2. Take the bus from Cupar, Railway Station (Cupar Rail Station) to St Andrews, Bus Station X24 / ...

$9 - $47

Cheapest option

Bus, line 97 bus  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Kirkcaldy, Glebe Park to Leven, Bus Station X58 / ...
  2. Take the line 97 bus from Leven, Bus Station to St Andrews, Bus Station 97

$3 - $7

4 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Kirkcaldy, Maryhall Street to St Andrews, Kinnessburn Road X60

$5 - $8

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kirkcaldy to St Andrews 24.4 miles

$75 - $90

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Kirkcaldy to St Andrews 24.4 miles

$5 - $8

Uber  •  34 min

  1. Take an Uber from Kirkcaldy to St Andrews 24.4 miles

$40 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kirkcaldy to St Andrews is to bus and line 97 bus which costs £2 - £6 and takes 1 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kirkcaldy to St Andrews is to taxi which costs £55 - £75 and takes 34 min.

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The distance between Kirkcaldy and St Andrews is 21 miles. The road distance is 24.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 45 min to get from Kirkcaldy to St Andrews, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kirkcaldy, Maryhall Street and arriving at St Andrews, Kinnessburn Road. Services depart hourly, and operate Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 32 min.

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The best way to get from Kirkcaldy to St Andrews without a car is to train and bus which takes 45 min and costs £6 - £40.

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Map of how to get from Kirkcaldy to St Andrews.
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  • Distance: 20.8 miles
  • Duration: 45 min

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

You can take a bus from Kirkcaldy to St Andrews via Leven, Bus Station in around 1 h 9 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Kirkcaldy to Cupar
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $9
CrossCountry
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cupar, Railway Station (Cupar Rail Station) to St Andrews, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kirkcaldy, Glebe Park to Leven, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Leven, Bus Station to St Andrews, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kirkcaldy, Maryhall Street to St Andrews, Kinnessburn Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
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
A1 Coaches
Phone
(01592) 713443
Email
info@a1coaches.com
Website
a1coaches.com
Bus from Kirkcaldy, Glebe Park to Leven, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
a1coaches.com
Other operators
Uber Edinburgh
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Kirkcaldy to St Andrews
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$40 - $60
UberX
$40 - $60
uberXL
$60 - $90
Exec
$65 - $90
Taxi from Kirkcaldy to St Andrews
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$75 - $90
City Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 131 228 1211
Website
citycabs.co.uk
Central Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 131 229 2468
Website
taxis-edinburgh.co.uk
Edinburgh Cars
Phone
+44 131 555 1772
Starfish Taxis
Phone
+44 7790 021000
Website
starfish-taxis.com

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