There are 5 ways to get from St Andrews to Edinburgh Waverley Station by bus, train, car or towncar

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

Bus, train  •  2 h

  1. Take the bus from St Andrews, Bus Station to Cupar, Tesco Supermarket X59 / ...
  2. Take the train from Cupar to Edinburgh

$17 - $64

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from St Andrews, Bus Station to Edinburgh, George Street (St Andrew Church) X59

$9 - $13

3 alternative options

Bus via Edinburgh, Bus Station  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from St Andrews, Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station X59

$9 - $13

Drive  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Drive from St Andrews to Edinburgh Waverley Station 52.6 miles

$11 - $17

Uber  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take an Uber from St Andrews to Edinburgh Waverley Station 52.6 miles

$90 - $130

What companies run services between St Andrews, Scotland and Edinburgh Waverley Station, Scotland?

Stagecoach UK operates a bus from St Andrews to Edinburgh Waverley Station every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 1 h 59 min.

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 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $19
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from St Andrews, Bus Station to Cupar, Tesco Supermarket
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from St Andrews, Bus Station to Edinburgh, George Street (St Andrew Church)
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from St Andrews, Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Uber Edinburgh
Website
uber.com
Towncar from St Andrews to Edinburgh Waverley Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$90 - $130
uberX
$90 - $130
uberXL
$140 - $200
UberEXEC
$140 - $200

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from St Andrews to Edinburgh Waverley Station?

The distance between St Andrews and Edinburgh Waverley Station is 49 km. The road distance is 84 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from St Andrews to Edinburgh Waverley Station?

The cheapest way to get from St Andrews to Edinburgh Waverley Station is to bus which costs £6 - £10 and takes 2 h 7 min.

What is the fastest way to get from St Andrews to Edinburgh Waverley Station?

The quickest way to get from St Andrews to Edinburgh Waverley Station is to drive which takes 1 h 9 min and costs £8 - £12.

Is there a direct bus between St Andrews and Edinburgh Waverley Station?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from St Andrews, Bus Station and arriving at Edinburgh, George Street (St Andrew Church). Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate Monday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 59 min.

How long does it take to get from St Andrews to Edinburgh Waverley Station?

It takes approximately 2 h to get from St Andrews to Edinburgh Waverley Station, including transfers.