Full details of how to reach St Andrews can be found at the University website.
The closest airports to St Andrews are:
From Edinburgh airport there are different options for onward travel to St Andrews:
If you book from the Taxi Desk in the terminal (UK/domestic arrivals hall), a taxi fare from Edinburgh airport to St Andrews should cost from £85.00.
A taxi from Edinburgh Airport taxi rank to St Andrews will cost from £130.00.
Airlink bus and the Edinburgh Tram travel to Haymarket and Waverley train stations from the airport. A frequent service by rail is available to Leuchars. From Leuchars, there is an excellent taxi service and a frequent local bus service (see below).
The nearest railway station to St Andrews is Leuchars (only 5 miles from St Andrews), on the main line from London King’s Cross via Edinburgh, or Aberdeen. From Leuchars, there is an excellent taxi service and a frequent local bus service (see below).
Train time schedules are available at:
By bus and coach
Take the coach Jet 747 to Inverkeithing railway station (approx. 20 minutes), then by rail to Leuchars (approximately 45 minutes). From Leuchars, there is an excellent taxi service and a frequent local bus service (see below).
National and Local bus services
Stagecoach in Fife offer a number of services to and from St Andrews.
Other bus ticket services
- Go-Flexi– accommodates travel between areas of Fife that are not covered by regular bus routes.
- One-Ticket– tickets for multiple bus and rail journeys.
- PlusBus – add a bus journey to your rail journey.
There are a number of public car parks in St Andrews, including a free Fife Council lot adjacent to the Medical School. Suggested driving routes and a map can be found at the University website.