There are 11 ways to get from St Andrews to London by bus, train, 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

Bus, train  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from St Andrews, Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station X59
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross

$79 - $369

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Dundee, Scotland to London Victoria Coach Station National Express

$44 - $59

9 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Dundee to London Kings Cross

$71 - $106

Drive  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Drive from St Andrews to London 453.1 miles

$95 - $140

Line 99 bus to Dundee, fly to London Stansted  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the line 99 bus from St Andrews, Bus Station to Dundee City Centre, Railway Station
  2. Fly from Dundee (DND) to London Stansted (STN) DND - STN

$125 - $305

Train to Edinburgh, fly to London City  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Cupar to Edinburgh Gateway
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London City (LCY) EDI - LCY

$82 - $240

Train to Edinburgh, fly to London Heathrow  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Cupar to Edinburgh Gateway
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Heathrow (LHR) EDI - LHR

$91 - $265

Train to Edinburgh, fly to London Gatwick  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Cupar to Edinburgh Gateway
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Gatwick (LGW) EDI - LGW

$75 - $195

Bus, train to Edinburgh, fly to London Stansted  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from St Andrews, Bus Station to Cupar, Tesco Supermarket
  2. Take the train from Cupar to Edinburgh Gateway
  3. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Stansted (STN) EDI - STN

$64 - $161

Train to Edinburgh, fly to London Luton, train  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Cupar to Edinburgh Gateway
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Luton (LTN) EDI - LTN
  3. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL

$65 - $179

Train to Glasgow, fly to London Heathrow  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Dundee to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Heathrow (LHR) GLA - LHR

$131 - $320

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from St Andrews to London is to bus which costs £30 - £45 and takes 12 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from St Andrews to London is to line 99 bus and fly which costs £90 - £240 and takes 4 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from St Andrews station to London station. However, there are services departing from St Andrews, Bus Station and arriving at London Victoria Coach Station via Dundee City Centre, Railway Station and Dundee, Scotland. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 12 min.

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The distance between St Andrews and London is 353 miles. The road distance is 453.1 miles.

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The best way to get from St Andrews to London without a car is to bus and train which takes 7 h 4 min and costs £60 - £280.

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It takes approximately 7 h 4 min to get from St Andrews to London, including transfers.

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St Andrews to London bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Dundee, Scotland station.

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The best way to get from St Andrews to London is to train which takes 7 h 6 min and costs £50 - £80. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £45 and takes 12 h 12 min.

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The quickest flight from Dundee Airport to London Stansted Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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St Andrews to London bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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Map of how to get from St Andrews to London.
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  • Distance: 353 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 4 min

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

LNER operates a train from St Andrews to London 3 times a day. Tickets cost $65 - $100 and the journey takes 5 h 41 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from St Andrews to London twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 10 h 40 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Edinburgh to London City via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Dundee to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London City via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $170
Train from Dundee to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$65 - $100
1st Class
$130 - $190
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Cupar to Edinburgh Gateway
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $16
Train from Dundee to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from St Andrews, Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20
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
$6
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from St Andrews, Bus Station to Cupar, Tesco Supermarket
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
stagecoachbus.com
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 Dundee, Scotland to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
nationalexpress.com

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