St Andrews, Scotland’s world-famous Home of Golf, is known for its historic university, medieval streets and gorgeous traditional buildings. Standing proudly on the east coast and within half an hour from Dundee and less than two hours from Edinburgh and Glasgow, the town is filled with exciting things to see and do, from St Andrews Cathedral to nearby Scotland’s Secret Bunker.
Map of St Andrews
Explore St Andrews
Travel to and around St Andrews
Getting to St Andrews
Bus and coach
Buses to St Andrews run from Dundee, Edinburgh and Glasgow.
You can catch the train from Edinburgh or Aberdeen to the nearby town of Leuchars and take a short bus ride to St Andrews.
The journey times by car are roughly:
- Edinburgh: 1 hr 30 mins
- Glasgow: 1 hr 40 mins
- Dundee: 30 mins
St Andrews is a lovely compact town, so you'll be able to explore easily on foot and walk to all the attractions, shops, eateries and pubs.
Bus and coach
There's a great bus service that runs throughout the town and connects St Andrews with other places in the area, including the charming fishing villages in the East Neuk of Fife and the city of Dundee.
If you'd prefer to have your own wheels, you can rent a bike in St Andrews or hire a car in Cupar or Dundee.
A tip from your local expert
Take a walk along St Andrews Pier & the East Sands. There is an amazing skyline as you look back on the town, with the cathedral and castle. On a clear day you can see right along the coast.
Assistant iCentre Manager, St Andrews
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