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There are 5 ways to get from St Andrews to Loch Ness by bus, train, night train or car

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Line 99 bus, train, bus  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Take the line 99 bus from St Andrews, John Burnet Hall to Dundee City Centre, station N99 / ...
  2. Take the train from Dundee to Perth
  3. Take the train from Perth to Inverness
  4. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Bunloit, Achnahannet Farm 917 / ...

$28 - $58

4 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Dundee to Inverness

$56 - $71

Bus  •  6 h 31 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 / ...

$30 - $42

Bus, night train  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from St Andrews, Bus Station to Newburgh, Hill Road 94 / ...
  2. Take the night train from Perth to Inverness

$31 - $44

Drive  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Drive from St Andrews to Loch Ness 158.4 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from St Andrews to Loch Ness is to bus which costs £23 - £35 and takes 6 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from St Andrews to Loch Ness is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 2 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from St Andrews station to Loch Ness. However, there are services departing from St Andrews, Bus Station and arriving at Bunloit, Achnahannet Farm via Kinross, Park and Ride and Inverness, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 31 min.

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The distance between St Andrews and Loch Ness is 92 miles. The road distance is 158.4 miles.

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The best way to get from St Andrews to Loch Ness without a car is to line 99 bus and train and bus which takes 6 h 6 min and costs £21 - £45.

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It takes approximately 6 h 6 min to get from St Andrews to Loch Ness, including transfers.

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St Andrews to Loch Ness 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 Loch Ness is to train which takes 6 h 26 min and costs £40 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £23 - £35 and takes 6 h 31 min.

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St Andrews to Loch Ness bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Inverness, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between St Andrews to Loch Ness is 158 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 58 min to drive from St Andrews to Loch Ness.

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Map of how to get from St Andrews to Loch Ness.
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  • Distance: 91.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 6 min

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

ScotRail operates a train from St Andrews to Loch Ness twice daily. Tickets cost $50 - $65 and the journey takes 3 h 24 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from St Andrews to Loch Ness via Kinross, Park and Ride and Inverness, Bus Station in around 6 h 31 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Dundee to Perth
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $10
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
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 East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from St Andrews, John Burnet Hall to Dundee City Centre, station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
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 Inverness, Bus Station to Bunloit, Achnahannet Farm
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
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
Stagecoach Highlands
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Bunloit, Achnahannet Farm
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Website
Stagecoach Highlands

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