You can get from Edinburgh to St. Andrews by train, bus or flight.
To get from Edinburgh to St. Andrews on 01 Jul we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||30 miles (49 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach or train|
|Ticket price range||£22 - £23|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £22 • 2 h 10 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • £23 • 1 h 8 min|
|Popular travel companies||Bus or Scotrail|
Travel 30 miles (49 km) by coach or train between Edinburgh and St. Andrews. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 8 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £22. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Bus or Scotrail among others. Travellers can even take a direct train from Edinburgh to St. Andrews.
Getting from London to Wolverhampton by bus is fast, convenient and comfortable with regular coaches covering the 182 kilometres from in an average of just 3.5 hours. National Express operates 9 services each day, with the first leaving at half past midnight. Some are direct, and some require a coach change at Birmingham. Some services call at Milton Keynes Coachway, Walsall or Dudley.
Buses from London to Wolverhampton depart from Victoria Coach Station in central London. Victoria is one of the capital’s major transport hubs so getting there easy from anywhere in London or beyond. Passengers can reach Victoria by bus, to Victoria Bus Station which is just next to the coach terminal. Other bus routes stop in the nearby streets including the N11 and N44 night services. Also nearby is Victoria Train Station which is also an underground station for the Victoria, Circle and District lines.
The West Midlands city of Wolverhampton has a long and storied history. It’s recently shrugged off its industrial heritage to become a stately modern town with some fine art galleries and a thriving music scene. It’s home to some long established theatres - the Grand and Arena, and the university results in a vibrant student culture. Buses from London terminate at the modern Wolverhampton Bus Station (Pipers Row Bus Station) on Victoria Square. The station is open around the clock. The ticket office opens at 9:00 a.m. from Monday to Saturday and closes at 5:00 p.m. on weekdays and 4:00 p.m. on Saturdays. As the city’s main public transport interchange, it’s convenient for St George's Midland Metro tram terminus and a pedestrian footbridge connects it to Wolverhampton railway station. Passengers can continue their journeys on buses operated by Arriva West Midlands and Diamond Bus.
There are 2 ways to get from Edinburgh to St. Andrews: coach or train.
A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Edinburgh to St. Andrews, which costs on average £22.
This is compared to other ways of getting to St. Andrews:
A coach is £1 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Edinburgh to St. Andrews costing on average £23.
The fastest way from Edinburgh to St. Andrews is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 8 min.
Other travel options from Edinburgh to St. Andrews can usually take longer:
In comparison, getting to St. Andrews by coach can take on average 2 h 10 min.
The distance between Edinburgh and St. Andrews is around 30 miles (49 km).
The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to St. Andrews is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to St. Andrews from Edinburgh as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Edinburgh to St. Andrews:
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Yes, there are direct services available from Edinburgh to St. Andrews with the following travel operators:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to St. Andrews as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Edinburgh and St. Andrews.
Before travelling from Edinburgh to St. Andrews, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Edinburgh to St. Andrews tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.
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