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

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Train, bus via Perth  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Perth to Inverness
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Dornoch, Cathedral Square X99 / ...

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Train  •  8 h 3 min

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

$33 - $64

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Train, bus  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Dundee to Inverness
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Dornoch, Cathedral Square X99 / ...

Bus  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from St Andrews, Bus Station to Kinross, Park and Ride 23
  2. Take the bus from Kinross, Park and Ride to Inverness, Bus Station M90 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Dornoch, Cathedral Square X99 / ...

Bus, night train  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from St Andrews, Bus Station to Newburgh, Hill Road 94 / ...
  2. Take the night train from Perth to Inverness
  3. Take the bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Dornoch, Cathedral Square X99 / ...

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. However, there are services departing from St Andrews, Bus Station and arriving at Dornoch, Cathedral Square via Kinross, Park and Ride and Inverness, Marks and Spencer. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 4 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 train and bus which takes 6 h 39 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 39 min to get from St Andrews to Dornoch, including transfers.

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St Andrews to Dornoch bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, arrive at St Andrews, Bus Station.

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The best way to get from St Andrews to Dornoch is to bus which takes 7 h 4 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs £25 - £50 and takes 8 h 3 min.

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St Andrews to Dornoch bus services, operated by Stagecoach Highlands, arrive at Dornoch, Cathedral Square station.

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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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  • Distance: 116.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 39 min

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

You can take a bus from St Andrews to Dornoch via Kinross, Park and Ride, Inverness, Bus Station, and Inverness, Marks and Spencer in around 7 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from St Andrews to Dornoch via Dundee City Centre, station, Dundee, Perth, Inverness, Tain, and Tain, Post Office in around 8 h 3 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 10 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
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $65
Train from Inverness to Tain
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $15
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Perth to Inverness
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$15 - $23
1st Class
$29 - $45
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Perth to Inverness
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$191
Sleeper Seat
$24 - $35
Bus operators
Stagecoach Highlands
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Dornoch, Cathedral Square
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Stagecoach Highlands
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from St Andrews, Bus Station to Kinross, Park and Ride
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from St Andrews, Bus Station to Newburgh, Hill Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Kinross, Park and Ride to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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