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

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Line 99 bus, train, bus  •  5 h 34 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 Perth
  3. Take the train from Perth to Inverness
  4. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Bunloit, Achnahannet Farm (Farm Road End) 917 / ...

$29 - $64

4 alternative options

Bus via Broxden, Park and Ride  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Balmullo, Post Office to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station X54 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dundee City Centre, Bus Station to Broxden, Park and Ride M9 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Broxden, Park and Ride to Inverness, Bus Station M90 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Bunloit, Achnahannet Farm (Farm Road End) 917 / ...

$36 - $64

Train  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Dundee to Inverness

$57 - $80

Bus Fishers Tours of Dundee  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Dundee City Centre, Murraygate to Millburn, Morrisons 228 / ...

$48 - $56

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 drive which costs £25 - £40 and takes 2 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from St Andrews to Loch Ness is to drive which takes 2 h 58 min and costs £25 - £40.

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The distance between St Andrews and Loch Ness is 147 km. The road distance is 253 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 34 min to get from St Andrews to Loch Ness, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from St Andrews to Loch Ness. However, there are services departing from St Andrews, Madras College and arriving at Bunloit, Achnahannet Farm (Farm Road End) via Balmullo, Post Office, Dundee City Centre, Bus Station, Broxden, Park and Ride and Inverness, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 57 min.

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

You can take a bus from St Andrews to Loch Ness via Balmullo, Smithy Road, Balmullo, Post Office, Dundee City Centre, Bus Station, Broxden, Park and Ride, and Inverness, Bus Station in around 5 h 57 min. Alternatively, ScotRail operates a train from St Andrews to Loch Ness twice daily. Tickets cost $50 - $65 and the journey takes 3 h 24 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
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $10
Train from Perth to Inverness
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 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
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $65
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 Inverness, Bus Station to Bunloit, Achnahannet Farm (Farm Road End)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Balmullo, Post Office to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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 (Farm Road End)
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Dundee City Centre, Bus Station to Broxden, Park and Ride
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Broxden, Park and Ride to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Moffat + Williamson
Phone
01592 774785
Email
enquiries@moffat-williamson.co.uk
Website
moffat-williamson.co.uk
Bus from Balmullo, Smithy Road to Dundee City Centre, Seagate
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
moffat-williamson.co.uk
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Dundee City Centre, Bus Station to Broxden, Park and Ride
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Dundee City Centre, Murraygate to Millburn, Morrisons
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
fisherstours.co.uk

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