There are 6 ways to get from St Andrews to Durham 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 via Edinburgh  •  4 h 18 min

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

$44 - $174

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from St Andrews, Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station X59
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard National Express

$27 - $73

4 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Cupar to Durham

$83 - $134

Bus, train  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from St Andrews, Bridge Street - South (Nelson Street) to Edinburgh, Bus Station X58 / ...
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Durham

$37 - $123

Drive  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Drive from St Andrews to Durham 178.9 miles

$35 - $60

Line 99 bus, train, fly  •  5 h 38 min

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

$142 - $439

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from St Andrews to Durham is to bus which costs £20 - £55 and takes 6 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from St Andrews to Durham is to drive which costs £28 - £45 and takes 3 h 30 min.

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The distance between St Andrews and Durham is 119 miles. The road distance is 178.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 18 min to get from St Andrews to Durham, including transfers.

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What companies run services between St Andrews, Scotland and Durham, England?

You can take a train from St Andrews to Durham via Cupar, Tesco Supermarket, Cupar, and Edinburgh in around 4 h 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from St Andrews to Durham via Edinburgh, Bus Station, Edinburgh, Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard, and Newcastle in around 6 h 6 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $2,400
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Cupar to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $18
Train from Dundee to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $27
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cupar to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $35
Train from Edinburgh to Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $95
Train from Cupar to Durham
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $75
Anytime Single
$80 - $130
Off-Peak Single
$80 - $120
Train from Dundee to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 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
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$50 - $75
Train from Dundee to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$18 - $28
1st Class
$30 - $50
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from St Andrews, Bridge Street - South (Nelson Street) to Edinburgh, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from St Andrews, Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
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
National Express

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