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There are 6 ways to get from Saint Andrews to Dunkeld by bus, train, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Line 99 bus, train  •  2h 47m

  1. Take the line 99 bus from St Andrews, Bus Station to Dundee City Centre, station 99
  2. Take the train from Dundee to Perth
  3. Take the train from Perth to Dunkeld & Birnam

£12 - £28

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3h 11m

  1. Take the bus from St Andrews, Madras College to Dundee City Centre, station 99D / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dundee City Centre, Murraygate to Birnam Hotel 226 / ...

£10 - £16

4 alternative options

Bus, line 23 bus  •  3h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Dundee City Centre, station to Perth, Canal Street X7
  2. Take the line 23 bus from Perth, Mill Street to Dunkeld, Royal Dunkeld Hotel 27 / ...

£12 - £18

Bus, line 23 bus via Perth  •  3h 58m

  1. Take the bus from St Andrews, Madras College to Dundee City Centre, station 99D / ...
  2. Take the line 23 bus from Perth, Mill Street to Dunkeld, Royal Dunkeld Hotel 27 / ...

£12 - £25

Taxi  •  58 min

  1. Take a taxi from Saint Andrews to Dunkeld 42 miles

£85 - £110

Drive  •  58 min

  1. Drive from Saint Andrews to Dunkeld 42 miles

£6 - £10

Saint Andrews to Dunkeld by bus and train

The journey time between Saint Andrews and Dunkeld is around 2h 47m and covers a distance of around 49 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 54m. Operated by Stagecoach East Scotland and First ScotRail Service, the Saint Andrews to Dunkeld service departs from St Andrews, Bus Station and arrives in Dunkeld & Birnam. Typically 31 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2h 47m
Fastest journey time:
1h 54m
Journey distance:
49 miles
Services per week:
31
Cheapest price:
£12
Carbon emissions:
5 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:50
Last service departs at:
17:35

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Saint Andrews to Dunkeld bus and train schedules

Saint Andrews → Dunkeld
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The cheapest way to get from Saint Andrews to Dunkeld is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 58 min.

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The fastest way to get from Saint Andrews to Dunkeld is to taxi. Taking this option will cost £85 - £110 and takes 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Saint Andrews to Dunkeld. However, there are services departing from St Andrews, Madras College and arriving at Birnam Hotel via Dundee City Centre, Murraygate. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 11m.

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The distance between Saint Andrews and Dunkeld is 34 miles. The road distance is 42 miles.

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The best way to get from Saint Andrews to Dunkeld without a car is to line 99 bus and train which takes 2h 47m and costs £11 - £28.

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It takes approximately 2h 47m to get from Saint Andrews to Dunkeld, including transfers.

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Saint Andrews to Dunkeld bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, depart from St Andrews, Madras College station.

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Saint Andrews to Dunkeld bus services, operated by Fishers Tours of Dundee, arrive at Birnam Hotel station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Saint Andrews to Dunkeld is 42 miles. It takes approximately 58 min to drive from Saint Andrews to Dunkeld.

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  • Distance: 34.1 miles
  • Duration: 2h 47m

What companies run services between Saint Andrews, Fife, Scotland and Dunkeld, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Saint Andrews to Dunkeld via Dundee City Centre, station and Dundee City Centre, Murraygate in around 3h 11m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Dundee to Perth
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £13
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£5 - £7
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£10 - £13
Train from Perth to Dunkeld & Birnam
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£3 - £10
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£3 - £5
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£7 - £10
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from St Andrews, Bus Station to Dundee City Centre, station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from St Andrews, Madras College to Dundee City Centre, station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Dundee City Centre, station to Perth, Canal Street
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Perth, Mill Street to Dunkeld, Royal Dunkeld Hotel
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£3 - £6
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Moffat + Williamson
Phone
01592 774785
Email
enquiries@moffat-williamson.co.uk
Website
moffat-williamson.co.uk
Bus from St Andrews, Madras College to Dundee City Centre, station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Moffat + Williamson
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Dundee City Centre, Murraygate to Birnam Hotel
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£6 - £10
Website
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Other operators
Taxi from Saint Andrews to Dunkeld
Ave. Duration
58 min
Estimated price
£85 - £110
St Andrews Taxis
Phone
+44 1334 600 600
Website
standrewstaxis.com
Golf City Taxis
Phone
+44 1334 477 788
Website
golfcitytaxis.com
Elite Taxis of St Andrews
Phone
+44 7792 563 797

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