Whether you are planning your dream golfing trip or are planning to see the sights of the city, there is no need to worry about getting to St Andrews; there are plenty of different ways to get here!
St Andrews is easily reached in around an hour from Edinburgh Airport, and around 2 hours from Glasgow or Aberdeen Airport.
Leuchars (pronounced Lookers) Station is the closest to St Andrews and is approximately 5 miles from town. Buses and Taxis can be found outside the station exit. Buses run frequently (every 10 minutes). The bus from the train station to St Andrews is just under £4, and the taxi is likely to cost around £15.
From Edinburgh, take the A90 over the Queensferry Crossing which connects to the M90. From here you can continue north until junction 8 and take the A91 following the signs to St Andrews.The drive from Edinburgh to St Andrews is around one hour.
From Glasgow, take the M8 towards Edinburgh, and turn onto the A80. Then continue on the M80 over the Clackmannanshire Bridge, which leads to the M90 (junction 6). Continue to head north on the M90 until junction 8 and take the A91 and follow signs to St Andrews. The drive from Glasgow to St Andrews is 2 hours.
Driving in the Scottish Highlands can be a little daunting. The views are absolutely gorgeous, but some of the roads we have can be a little narrow. If you don't want the stress and worry of driving in an unfamiliar place, then you can rely on St Andrews Shuttle to get you around.
Visit www.standrewsshuttle.com for more information.
The Shuttle provides many transfers between Edinburgh airport and St Andrews. The focus is on flight times, so will make sure that you get back to the airport in good time before your flight. A huge benefit of using St Andrews Shuttle, compared to a taxi) is that you will know exactly how much it's going to cost before you get in.
St Andrews Shuttle has a lot of experience at getting golfers out to the courses. They can pick you up from the airport and take you directly to your course. You can get a pick-up from any location in and around St Andrews. They are used to transporting all the equipment for golfing so have plenty of space in the cars. If you're not sure how long you’re planning on being out on the course you can, for a small fee, book a flexible pick up time.
The drivers have an abundance of local knowledge that they are more than willing to share. You should take the chance to pick their brains about where to eat and what to see on your transfer.
You can, of course, also arrange for them to drive you around during your stay. If you want you can even book them to drive you for the entire day. This can be a great option if one member of your group wants to go golfing and the other really doesn't! This way you can both get out and about and enjoy your days in and around St Andrews.
It's really simple to book. They have an online form. If you already have your flight number, you can just simply fill in the form and get your confirmation inside of 48 hours. If you don't have flight details, you can still contact them, and they will quickly provide you with a quote.
We can deliver to wherever you are staying, and collect from you at the end of the hire (free in St Andrews, reasonable out of town!) Pre-booking is recommended so that we can provide what you are looking for. We have a fleet of alloy Raleigh and Radial road bikes in frame sizes 49cm, 52cm, 54cm, 56cm, 58cm and 61cm. We can fit your own pedals or supply flat road pedals to suit. Please contact us to discuss your requirements.
H.M. Taxis are based in St Andrews. We specialise in all aspects of airport transfers in Scotland, including, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Dundee.
We have a range of vehicles available for hire, including 4 and 8 seaters, which are user friendly for the disabled.