St Andrews is situated on the east coast of Fife, Scotland, UK. The town is approximately 50 miles north-east of Edinburgh, 14 miles south-east of Dundee, 78 miles south of Aberdeen, 82 miles east of Glasgow; and 466 miles north of London.


The closest airports to St Andrews which offer plenty of connections both nationally and internationally are:
Additionally, some airlines fly to


From Edinburgh Airport you can proceed by Airlink bus, No. 100 (every 10 minutes, less frequently throughout the night) to the centre of Edinburgh (Haymarket or Waverley Stations) and then by rail to Leuchars, then bus / taxi to St Andrews. From Leuchars, St Andrews may be reached by taxi or service bus. (2 to 3 buses per hour between 9am and 6pm, less frequently at other times).


Catch the Jetdirect 747 bus to Rosyth Ferrytoll and travel onward by bus (X59 or X60) to St Andrews town centre.


There is no railway station in St Andrews. The nearest railway station to St Andrews is Leuchars (5 miles) on the main line from London King's Cross via Edinburgh, or Aberdeen.

 Train time schedules are available at:

Travel by late overnight sleeper is convenient if met by car or taxi.




From Edinburgh (S)

  1.  Cross the Forth Road Bridge (A90) after Edinburgh.
  2. Shortly after the bridge A90 becomes M90.
  3. Proceed north along M90 to Junction 2a (Dunfermline) onto A92.
  4. Follow the A92 (through Glenrothes) until just before Cupar.
  5. Join the A91 and follow to St Andrews.

Alternative route

  1. Cross the Forth Road Bridge (A90) after Edinburgh.
  2. Shortly after the bridge A90 becomes M90.
  3. Take M90 to Junction 8.
  4. Follow A91 to St Andrews.

From Glasgow (SW)

  1.  Travel east along the M8 following signs to the Forth Road Bridge, via the M9 to the A90.
  2. Follow instructions "From Edinburgh (S)" above.

Alternative route

  1.  Cross the Kincardine Bridge (A876).
  2. Follow directions to Perth (M90).
  3. Join M90 at Junction 6.
  4. Exit M90 at Junction 8.
  5. Follow A91 to St Andrews.


Local taxi information can be found by following this link


For more information check out Visit St Andrews .



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