There are 4 ways to get from St Andrews to Dunnottar Castle by bus, train or car

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

Line 99 bus, train  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Take the line 99 bus from St Andrews, Bus Station to Dundee City Centre, Railway Station 99 / ...
  2. Take the train from Dundee to Stonehaven

$22 - $74

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Dundee City Centre, Railway Station to Dunnottar Junction X7

$9 - $15

2 alternative options

Bus via Seagate Bus Station  •  3 h

  1. Take the bus from St Andrews, Madras College to Dundee City Centre, Seagate 92C / ...
  2. Take the bus from Seagate Bus Station to Dunnottar Junction X7

$17 - $20

Drive  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Drive from St Andrews to Dunnottar Castle 64.2 miles

$13 - $20

What companies run services between St Andrews, Scotland and Dunnottar Castle, Scotland?

Stagecoach UK operates a bus from St Andrews to Dunnottar Castle every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 1 h 56 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Dundee to Stonehaven
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $22
Virgin Trains East Coast
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from St Andrews, Bus Station to Dundee City Centre, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dundee City Centre, Railway Station to Dunnottar Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Seagate Bus Station to Dunnottar Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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, Seagate
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
moffat-williamson.co.uk
Xplore Dundee
Phone
01382 201121
Email
travelcare@nationalexpress.com
Website
nxbus.co.uk
Bus from St Andrews, Madras College to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
nxbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between St Andrews and Dunnottar Castle is 77 km. The road distance is 103 km.

The cheapest way to get from St Andrews to Dunnottar Castle is to bus which costs £7 - £11 and takes 2 h 46 min.

The quickest way to get from St Andrews to Dunnottar Castle is to drive which takes 1 h 11 min and costs £10 - £15.

No, there is no direct bus from St Andrews to Dunnottar Castle. However, there are services departing from St Andrews, Bus Station and arriving at Dunnottar Junction via Dundee City Centre, Railway Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 46 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 26 min to get from St Andrews to Dunnottar Castle, including transfers.