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There are 10 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to St Andrews by plane, train, subway, bus, night train or car

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Fly London Heathrow to Edinburgh, train  •  3 h 53 min

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

$60 - $214

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Fly London Heathrow to Aberdeen, train  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Aberdeen (ABZ) LHR - ABZ
  2. Take the train from Aberdeen to Dundee

$62 - $269

Train, subway to London City, fly to Edinburgh, bus  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 to London Paddington
  2. Take the subway from Lancaster Gate station to Bank 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

Bus to London Luton, fly to Edinburgh, train  •  5 h 53 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

$61 - $163

Train, subway to London Gatwick, fly to Edinburgh, bus  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 to London Paddington
  2. Take the subway from Paddington station to Victoria station
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Edinburgh (EDI) LGW - EDI
  4. Take the train from Edinburgh Gateway to Cupar
  5. Take the bus from Cupar, Tesco Supermarket to St Andrews, Bus Station

Train, subway to London Stansted, fly to Edinburgh, bus  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 to London Paddington
  2. Take the subway from Lancaster Gate station to Liverpool Street 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

Train  •  8 h 12 min

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

$78 - $152

Bus  •  10 h 54 min

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

$150 - $180

Night train, bus  •  11 h 3 min

  1. Take the night train from Watford Junction to Edinburgh
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to St Andrews, Bus Station X59 / ...

Drive  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to St Andrews 451 miles

$95 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to St Andrews is to bus and fly and train which costs £45 - £130 and takes 5 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to St Andrews is to fly and train which costs £45 - £170 and takes 3 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to St Andrews station. However, there are services departing from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and arriving at St Andrews, Bus Station via Dundee City Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 54 min.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and St Andrews is 352 miles. The road distance is 451 miles.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to St Andrews without a car is to train which takes 8 h 12 min and costs £60 - £120.

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It takes approximately 3 h 53 min to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to St Andrews, including transfers.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to St Andrews bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 station.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to St Andrews is to train which takes 8 h 12 min and costs £60 - £120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £110 - £140 and takes 10 h 54 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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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to St Andrews bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Dundee, Scotland station.

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Map of how to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to St Andrews.
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  • Distance: 351.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 53 min

What companies run services between London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England and St Andrews, Fife, Scotland?

You can take a train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to St Andrews via King's Cross St. Pancras station, London Kings Cross, Edinburgh, Cupar, and Cupar, Tesco Supermarket in around 8 h 12 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to St Andrews once daily. Tickets cost $150 - $180 and the journey takes 10 h 20 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from London Heathrow to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from London Heathrow to Aberdeen via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, 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 11 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
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 Heathrow to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from London City to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from London Heathrow to Aberdeen via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Aberdeen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
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 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $16
Train from Aberdeen to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $26
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
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Aberdeen to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$18 - $27
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $170
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Aberdeen to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Train from Edinburgh to Cupar
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $35
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Aberdeen to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$190
Sleeper Seat
$20 - $29
Night train from Watford Junction to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$198
Sleeper Seat
$50 - $75
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Lancaster Gate station to Bank station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Paddington station to Victoria station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Lancaster Gate station to Liverpool Street station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cupar, Tesco Supermarket to St Andrews, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to St Andrews, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bay Travel
Phone
+44 1383 516161
Website
bay-travel.co.uk
Bus from Cupar, Railway Station to St Andrews, Alexandra Place
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
bay-travel.co.uk
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 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 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $180
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to St Andrews is 451 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 35 min to drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to St Andrews.

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

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