How to get to St Andrews from Edinburgh

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Travel Information between Edinburgh and St Andrews

distanceDistance30 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain
priceTicket price range£16 -
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £16 • 1 h 6 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £16 • 1 h 6 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBus or ScotRail

Travel 30 miles by train between Edinburgh and St Andrews. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Bus or ScotRail among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Edinburgh to St Andrews.

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from Edinburgh to St Andrews

How to get to St Andrews from Edinburgh by train, bus, flight or ferry.

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train

The best way to travel from Edinburgh to St Andrews is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

London North Eastern Railway
10:281h22
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
11:50St Andrews station
£261One-way
1 change
Cheapest
London North Eastern Railway
10:281h22
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
11:50St Andrews station
£261One-way
1 change
Fastest
Scotrail
09:301h12
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
10:42St Andrews station
£261One-way
1 change
Other options
Scotrail
09:571h30
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
11:27St Andrews station
£261One-way
1 change
Scotrail
11:301h12
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
12:42St Andrews station
£261One-way
1 change
Scotrail
09:011h26
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
10:27St Andrews station
£261One-way
1 change

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Buses From London To Wolverhampton: Journey Details

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.

Taking the Bus from London

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.

Getting into Wolverhampton by Bus

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.

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All travel companies: Train and Coach Companies from Edinburgh to St Andrews

ScotRail and CrossCountry will get you to St Andrews from Edinburgh at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next travel to St Andrews from Edinburgh you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

    Scotrail is a train operating company in Scotland, providing rail services throughout the country. It operates a wide range of services, from commuter trains to long-distance intercity services. The company operates a variety of train types, including the Class 380, Class 385, Class 156, Class 158 and Class 170. These trains offer a range of onboard facilities, such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and comfortable seating. Scotrail also offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Off-Peak, and Anytime tickets. The most popular routes for Scotrail include Glasgow to Edinburgh, Glasgow to Inverness, and Edinburgh to Aberdeen.

      FAQs: Edinburgh to St Andrews

      FAQs: Travel to St Andrews easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Edinburgh to St Andrews.
      FAQs

      There are 1 travel options from Edinburgh to St Andrews: train.

      The cheapest way to go to St Andrews from Edinburgh is by taking a train, which costs on average £16.

      This is compared to other ways of getting from Edinburgh to St Andrews:

      A train is less than a coach for this route with tickets for a coach from Edinburgh to St Andrews costing on average.

      The fastest way to get to St Andrews from Edinburgh is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 6 min.

      Other travel options to St Andrews take longer:

      St Andrews is approximately 30 miles away from Edinburgh.

      The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to St Andrews is:

        However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Edinburgh and St Andrews as scheduled services by 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:

        • Trains most often depart from Edinburgh at Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in St Andrews at St Andrews.

        The following travel companies offer services from Edinburgh to St Andrews:

        • Travel with ScotRail, East Coast or CrossCountry for trains to St Andrews. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for CrossCountry Edinburgh to St Andrews tickets on Omio for £16.

        Yes, there are direct services available from Edinburgh to St Andrews with the following travel companies:

        • Direct services by coach with.
        • Direct services by train with.

        Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to St Andrews as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Edinburgh and St Andrews.

        Omio customers who travel from Edinburgh to St Andrews often also extend their holiday to go to Glasgow, London, Aberdeen or Dundee. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between St Andrews and these popular destinations at a great price.

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