There are 6 ways to get from St Andrews to Dornoch by bus, train or car

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Bus Scottish Citylink  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Broxden, Park and Ride to Inverness, Bus Station M90 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Dornoch, Cathedral Square (Station Road) X99

$51 - $73

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Train, bus via Perth  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Perth to Inverness
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Dornoch, Cathedral Square (Station Road) X99

$42 - $70

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Bus Fishers Tours of Dundee  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Dundee City Centre, Murraygate to Millburn, Morrisons 228 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Dornoch, Cathedral Square (Station Road) X99

$60

Train, bus  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Dundee to Inverness
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Dornoch, Cathedral Square (Station Road) X99

$70 - $85

Train  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Perth to Inverness
  2. Take the train from Inverness to Tain

$45 - $76

Drive  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Drive from St Andrews to Dornoch 186.6 miles

$40 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from St Andrews to Dornoch is to drive which costs £30 - £45 and takes 3 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from St Andrews to Dornoch is to drive which costs £30 - £45 and takes 3 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from St Andrews station to Dornoch station. However, there are services departing from St Andrews, Bus Station and arriving at Dornoch, Cathedral Square (Station Road) via Dundee City Centre, Railway Station, Dundee City Centre, Bus Station, Broxden, Park and Ride and Inverness, Marks and Spencer. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 14 min.

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The distance between St Andrews and Dornoch is 117 miles. The road distance is 186.6 miles.

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The best way to get from St Andrews to Dornoch without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 14 min and costs £35 - £60.

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It takes approximately 6 h 14 min to get from St Andrews to Dornoch, including transfers.

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St Andrews to Dornoch bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Broxden, Park and Ride station.

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The best way to get from St Andrews to Dornoch is to bus which takes 6 h 14 min and costs £35 - £60. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £30 - £60 and takes 7 h 52 min.

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St Andrews to Dornoch bus services, operated by Stagecoach Highlands, arrive at Dornoch, Cathedral Square (Station Road).

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Yes, the driving distance between St Andrews to Dornoch is 187 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 29 min to drive from St Andrews to Dornoch.

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Map of how to get from St Andrews to Dornoch.
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  • Distance: 116.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 14 min

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

You can take a bus from St Andrews to Dornoch via Dundee City Centre, Railway Station, Dundee City Centre, Bus Station, Broxden, Park and Ride, Inverness, Bus Station, and Inverness, Marks and Spencer in around 6 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from St Andrews to Dornoch via Dundee City Centre, Railway Station, Dundee, Perth, Inverness, Tain, and Tain, Post Office in around 7 h 52 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Perth to Inverness
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $40
Train from Dundee to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $65
Train from Inverness to Tain
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $15
LNER
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Stagecoach Highlands
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Dornoch, Cathedral Square (Station Road)
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Dundee City Centre, Murraygate to Millburn, Morrisons
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
fisherstours.co.uk

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