There are 4 ways to get from Leith to St Andrews by train, bus, 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  •  2 h 24 min

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

$17 - $62

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from West End, Queensferry Street (after Queensferry Street Lane) to St Andrews, Bus Station X59

$10 - $14

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Leith to St Andrews 53.1 miles

$11 - $17

Uber  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Take an Uber from Leith to St Andrews 53.1 miles

$85 - $120

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Leith to St Andrews is to bus which costs £7 - £11 and takes 2 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leith to St Andrews is to drive which costs £9 - £13 and takes 1 h 8 min.

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The distance between Leith and St Andrews is 29 miles. The road distance is 53.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 24 min to get from Leith to St Andrews, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Leith to St Andrews station. However, there are services departing from Leith, Laurie Street (at 137) and arriving at St Andrews, Bus Station via West End, Queensferry Street (after Queensferry Street Lane). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 24 min.

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There are 385+ hotels available in St Andrews. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Leith to St Andrews.
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  • Distance: 29.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 24 min

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

Stagecoach UK operates a bus from Leith to St Andrews every 30 minutes. 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 - $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 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 West End, Queensferry Street (after Queensferry Street Lane) to St Andrews, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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
Uber Edinburgh
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Leith to St Andrews
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$85 - $120
UberX
$85 - $120
uberXL
$130 - $180
Exec
$130 - $190

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