How to get from St. Andrews to Edinburgh

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from St. Andrews to Edinburgh

You can get from St. Andrews to Edinburgh by train, bus or flight.

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To get from St. Andrews to Edinburgh on 11 Aug we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:10AMSt. Andrews1h12 11:22AMEdinburgh Waverley
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£231One-way
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10:10AMSt. Andrews1h12 11:22AMEdinburgh Waverley
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£231One-way
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08:50AMSt. Andrews1h34 10:24AMEdinburgh Waverley
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£231One-way
08:30AMSt. Andrews1h42 10:12AMEdinburgh Waverley
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£231One-way
09:40AMSt. Andrews1h37 11:17AMEdinburgh Waverley
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£231One-way

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Travel Information to Edinburgh from St. Andrews

distanceDistance30 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£4 - £49
fastestFastest modeTrain • £21 • 1 h 7 min
carriersPopular travel companiesScotrail

Travel 30 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train to Edinburgh from St. Andrews. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Scotrail among others. Travellers can even take a direct train from St. Andrews to Edinburgh.

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There are 4 travel options from St. Andrews to Edinburgh: coach, flight, ferry or train.

A flight service offers the cheapest way to travel from St. Andrews to Edinburgh, which costs on average £4.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Edinburgh:

A flight is about £46 less than a coach, which costs on average £49 for this route.

A flight is about £18 less than a train, which costs on average £21 for this route.

The fastest way to get to Edinburgh from St. Andrews is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 7 min.

There are alternative travel options to Edinburgh that can usually take longer:

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The distance between St. Andrews and Edinburgh is around 30 miles.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from St. Andrews to Edinburgh:

  • Trains mostly leave from St Andrews and tend to arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from St. Andrews to Edinburgh, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Scotrail to go to Edinburgh by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Scotrail St. Andrews to Edinburgh tickets on Omio for £21.

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

  • You can take a direct train with.

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

Looking to extend your trip from St. Andrews to Edinburgh? Many Omio customers who go from St. Andrews to Edinburgh usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Glasgow or Manchester. If you're looking to explore London, Glasgow or Manchester from Edinburgh, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

When planning your trip between St. Andrews and Edinburgh, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing £49 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average £4 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing £21 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Edinburgh from St. Andrews online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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