Directions from London to Old Course at St Andrews

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Recommended option

Train  •  6 h 36 min

$75 - $146

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 9 min

  1. National Express

$43 - $53

9 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6 h 49 min

  1. X59

$71 - $368

Drive  •  7 h 44 min

  1. 452.9 miles

$95 - $140

Fly London City to Edinburgh, train  •  4 h 52 min

  1. LCY - EDI

$81 - $240

Fly London Heathrow to Edinburgh, train  •  4 h 50 min

  1. LHR - EDI

$89 - $263

Fly London Gatwick to Edinburgh, train  •  5 h 4 min

  1. LGW - EDI

$73 - $191

Fly London Stansted to Edinburgh, train, bus  •  5 h 16 min

  1. STN - EDI

$61 - $160

Train to London Luton, fly to Edinburgh, train  •  5 h 10 min

  1. LTN - EDI

$63 - $179

Fly London City to Glasgow, train  •  6 h 4 min

  1. LCY - GLA

$111 - $344

Train to Birmingham, fly to Edinburgh, train  •  5 h 49 min

  1. BHX - EDI

$127 - $305

What companies run services between London, England and Old Course at St Andrews, Scotland?

Virgin Trains East Coast operates a train from London to Old Course at St Andrews 3 times a day. Tickets cost $65 - $100 and the journey takes 5 h 4 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to Old Course at St Andrews twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 10 h 25 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
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 Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
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 City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from London City to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from London City to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
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
2 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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
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 Birmingham to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Train operators
Virgin Trains East Coast
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Kirkcaldy
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$65 - $100
1st Class
$120 - $180
Train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$60 - $95
1st Class
$110 - $170
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$230 - $360
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$140 - $210
Anytime Day Single
$230 - $360
Train from London Euston to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
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
Hourly
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
$25 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $35
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 6) to St Andrews, Grannie Clark's Wynd (Gibson Place)
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cupar, Tesco Supermarket to St Andrews, Grannie Clark's Wynd (Gibson Place)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
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, Grannie Clark's Wynd (Gibson Place)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
bay-travel.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London and Old Course at St Andrews is 565 km. The road distance is 725 km.

The cheapest way to get from London to Old Course at St Andrews is to bus which costs £30 - £40 and takes 11 h 9 min.

The quickest way to get from London to Old Course at St Andrews is to fly and train which takes 4 h 50 min and costs £65 - £200.

No, there is no direct bus from London to Old Course at St Andrews. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at St Andrews, Bus Station via Dundee City Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 9 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 36 min to get from London to Old Course at St Andrews, including transfers.