Transfers from Edinburgh (EDI) airport to St Andrews

St Andrews is a beautiful town on the east coast of Fife in Scotland and is located 50 mi away from Edinburgh International Airport. Known for its world-famous golf, its historic university, medieval streets and exquisite classic buildings, the city is packed with great things to do and see, from Scotland’s Secret Bunker to St Andrews Cathedral, or St Andrews Castle.

If you’re landing at EDI airport and plan on visiting this historic town, you have 3 transportation options to get from Edinburgh airport to St Andrews’ city centre; you can either take a taxi or private transfer, a shared shuttle bus or a combined bus trip. The most comfortable option is to take a taxi from Edinburgh to St Andrews, as they offer 24/7 door-to-door services, taking just 1 hour 15 minutes to get from A-to-B. Your second option would be to take the St Andrews Shuttle bus, taking 1 hour 20 minutes. Lastly, for a more cost-savvy alternative, you can take bus No. 747 followed by bus No. X59 to reach St Andrews in approximately 2 hours.

How to get from Edinburgh airport to St Andrews by taxi

When arriving in a new city, the easiest way to get to your destination is by taking an Edinburgh to St Andrews taxi. Taxis are readily available at the airport and provide 24/7 door-to-door transportation straight to your St Andrews hotel in just 1 hour 15 minutes.

Taxi fare from Edinburgh airport to St Andrews

Edinburgh cabs calculate their fares using a taximeter, based on the time and distance to your exact location. A one-way taxi fare from Edinburgh airport to St Andrews costs around £127.00, traffic dependant.

Nevertheless, if you wish to travel at a fixed rate, with a friendly local driver, then it is highly recommended to pre-book your Edinburgh to St Andrews transfer online.

FROM EDI – TO ST ANDREWS £127.00 £115.00 1 h 14 m



The official Edinburgh airport taxis can be found lined up on the ground floor outside the arrivals hall. All taxi vehicles in Edinburgh are either black or white and carry a distinct taxi sign.


Taking a taxi is always the easiest and most comfortable travel option, especially when you are travelling with children and heavy luggage. Not only do taxis provide safe, door-to-door services, but they are also available 24/7 right outside the airport’s exit doors.


Surely, Capital Transfer Cars guarantees the most reliable and best service available, as all of our drivers follow the necessary insurance guidelines. Each of our drivers is capable of driving any of the vehicles in our fleet, from our sleek sedans to our spacious minivans & minibusses. So no matter which size vehicle you choose, you will be well taken care of by our friendly drivers.

A few seconds after booking your airport taxi ride, you will receive an email from us outlining all the details of your transfer. A few days before you are due to arrive in Edinburgh, you will then receive another email with your personal driver’s name, phone number, and plate number, so you can easily recognise him upon your arrival at the airport.

Our fast and reliable airport transfer service from Edinburgh (EDI) Airport is just the start of Capital Transfer Cars’ amazing services. At Capital Transfer Cars, we carefully hand-pick all of our drivers from only 5-star providers, selected through customer reviews and you can also choose if you would like an English-speaking driver for your journey. All of these elements will guarantee you an unforgettable trip to Edinburgh if you book your Edinburgh transfer with us.

Rest assured, you do not have to do anything if there is a change in your flight. Live flight updates will be sent to your driver, informing him of any change, and ensuring that he is always on time and ready to meet you once you land.