There are 5 ways to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to St Andrews by train, bus, car or plane

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  •  3 h

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Cupar

$81 - $120

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street to Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 1 & 2) M20
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 6) to St Andrews, Bus Station X59

$31 - $46

3 alternative options

Train via Edinburgh  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Cupar

$42 - $159

Drive  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to St Andrews 160.1 miles

$30 - $50

Fly, train, line 99 bus  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Aberdeen (ABZ) NCL - ABZ
  2. Take the train from Aberdeen to Dundee
  3. Take the line 99 bus from Dundee City Centre, Bus Station to St Andrews, Bus Station

$137 - $393

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to St Andrews is to drive which costs £25 - £40 and takes 3 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to St Andrews is to train which takes 3 h and costs £60 - £95.

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The distance between Newcastle upon Tyne and St Andrews is 169 km. The road distance is 256 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to St Andrews, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to St Andrews. However, there are services departing from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street and arriving at St Andrews, Bus Station via Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 6). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 24 min.

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What companies run services between Newcastle upon Tyne, England and St Andrews, Scotland?

CrossCountry operates a train from Newcastle upon Tyne to St Andrews twice daily. Tickets cost $75 - $120 and the journey takes 2 h 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to St Andrews via Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 1 & 2) and Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 6) in around 5 h 24 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Newcastle to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $2,400
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Cupar
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $75
Anytime Single
$75 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$75 - $110
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Edinburgh to Cupar
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $35
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 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Virgin Trains East Coast
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Aberdeen to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$18 - $28
1st Class
$30 - $50
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
$14 - $18
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $18
Train from Aberdeen to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $27
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street to Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 1 & 2)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 6) to St Andrews, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dundee City Centre, Bus Station to St Andrews, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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