Trains to St Andrews Golf Course

Gorgeous greens, stunning fairways and home to The 150th Open.

If you're a golf fan, you'll know driving isn't always the best option. That's especially true with how to get to The Old Course at St Andrews. With 290,000 fans expected to attend over the four days, we recommend planning your journey ahead of time.

How to get to The Old Course at St Andrews

The Old Course at St Andrews is one of the oldest golf clubs in the world and is members only.

The closest East Coast Main Line station to St Andrews is Leuchars which is served by LNER.

Bus from Leuchars Train Station

Approximately 6-10 minutes

There are two regular buses from Leuchars Train Station that stop close to The Old Course at St Andrews.

Please note that the buses are expected to be extra busy getting to and from St Andrews so you may need to wait for the next service. Please factor this in for travelling back to the train station to ensure you arrive in good time for your return train journey.

The bus to Murray Park takes approximately 6-minutes and stops 0.3 miles from the golf course and is an approximately 6-minute walk.

The bus to Grannie Clark's Wynd takes approximately 10-minutes and stops 0.2 miles from the golf course and is an approximately 4-minute walk.

Taxi to St Andrews from Leuchars Train Station

Approximately 11 minutes

From Leuchars Train Station, a taxi is approximately 5 miles and takes around 11-minutes depending on traffic. 

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Travel guidance

Our trains can get extremely busy during popular events at St Andrews. Please allow extra time for boarding and ticket and reservation checks.

Follow the advice for dates below to help make your journey with us as safe, comfortable and enjoyable as possible.