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

Train  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Dundee to London Kings Cross

$68 - $115

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 23 min

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

$41 - $109

9 alternative options

Bus, train  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from St Andrews, Bridge Street - South (Nelson Street) to Edinburgh, Bus Station X58 / ...
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross

$70 - $373

Drive  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Drive from St Andrews to London 453.1 miles

$95 - $140

Train to Edinburgh, fly to London City  •  4 h 59 min

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

$80 - $239

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

$121 - $304

Train to Edinburgh, fly to London Heathrow  •  4 h 53 min

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

$89 - $264

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

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

$73 - $194

Bus, train to Edinburgh, fly to London Stansted  •  5 h 23 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

$62 - $160

Train to Edinburgh, fly to London Luton, train  •  5 h 15 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

$63 - $178

Train to Glasgow, fly to London Heathrow  •  5 h 38 min

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

$128 - $319

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from St Andrews to London is to bus which costs £30 - £85 and takes 12 h 23 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from St Andrews to London is to line 99 bus and fly which takes 4 h 26 min and costs £90 - £230.

More details

The distance between St Andrews and London is 565 km. The road distance is 725 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 7 h 6 min to get from St Andrews to London, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from St Andrews to London. However, there are services departing from St Andrews, Madras College and arriving at London Victoria Coach Station via Balmullo, Post Office and Dundee, Scotland. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 23 min.

More details

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

Virgin Trains East Coast operates a train from St Andrews to London 3 times a day. Tickets cost $65 - $110 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. Megabus UK also services this route once daily.

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 36 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 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, 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 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 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 20 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 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
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
Virgin Trains East Coast
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
Train from Dundee to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$65 - $110
1st Class
$130 - $190
Train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $170
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Cupar to Edinburgh Gateway
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
22 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 UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from St Andrews, Bridge Street - South (Nelson Street) to Edinburgh, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
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 St Andrews, Bus Station to Cupar, Tesco Supermarket
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including How to get from Florence to Rome, Best ways to travel around Australia and How do I buy a London Underground ticket? - to help you get the most out of your next trip.