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There are 5 ways to get from St Andrews to Durham by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 12m

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

$41 - $158

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6h 5m

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

$29 - $78

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4h 51m

  1. Take the bus from St Andrews, Madras College to Cupar, Tesco Supermarket 64 / ...
  2. Take the train from Cupar to Durham

$80 - $120

Drive  •  3h 30m

  1. Drive from St Andrews to Durham 178.9 miles

$35 - $60

Line 99 bus, train, fly  •  5h 35m

  1. Take the line 99 bus from St Andrews, John Burnet Hall to Dundee City Centre, station
  2. Take the train from Dundee to Aberdeen
  3. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Newcastle (NCL) ABZ - NCL

$144 - $439

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The cheapest way to get from St Andrews to Durham is to bus which costs £22 - £60 and takes 6h 5m.

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

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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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The best way to get from St Andrews to Durham without a car is to train which takes 4h 12m and costs £30 - £130.

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It takes approximately 4h 12m to get from St Andrews to Durham, including transfers.

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The best way to get from St Andrews to Durham is to train which takes 4h 12m and costs £30 - £130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £22 - £60 and takes 6h 5m.

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The quickest flight from Aberdeen Airport to Newcastle Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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Yes, the driving distance between St Andrews to Durham is 179 miles. It takes approximately 3h 30m to drive from St Andrews to Durham.

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Flybe offers flights from Aberdeen Airport to Newcastle Airport.

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There are 601+ hotels available in Durham. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from St Andrews to Durham.
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  • Distance: 118.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 12m

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

You can take a train from St Andrews to Durham via Cupar, Railway Station, Cupar, and Edinburgh in around 4h 12m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from St Andrews to Durham via Edinburgh, Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard, and Newcastle in around 6h 5m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
58m
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
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $17
Train from Dundee to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $26
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cupar to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $35
Train from Edinburgh to Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $90
Train from Cupar to Durham
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $75
Anytime Single
$80 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$75 - $120
Train from Dundee to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$26 - $40
1st Class
$50 - $75
Train from Dundee to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$18 - $27
1st Class
$30 - $50
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$23 - $35
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $80
Bus operators
Moffat + Williamson
Phone
01592 774785
Email
enquiries@moffat-williamson.co.uk
Website
moffat-williamson.co.uk
Bus from St Andrews, Madras College to Cupar, Tesco Supermarket
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
moffat-williamson.co.uk
Bay Travel
Phone
+44 1383 516161
Website
bay-travel.co.uk
Bus from St Andrews, Madras College to Cupar, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
23m
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
bay-travel.co.uk
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from St Andrews, John Burnet Hall to Edinburgh, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from St Andrews, John Burnet Hall to Dundee City Centre, station
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
National Express

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