Get a quote for your Leuchars station Taxi by advance booking.
From your Desktop to your Doorstep
Your driver will meet you at the stairs after you cross over the pedestrian bridge.
Recognisable by your name sign
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:
Uber or Lyft do not operate in St Andrews and surrounding areas.
The most efficient transfer service is still run by local taxi companies.
Starfish Taxis’ pricing is also more transparent and by booking in advance you can receive a fixed rate for your transfer. Ride shares are frequently available by local companies.
24 Hour service upon pre-booking.
NO, this is a fully licensed private door-to-door taxi service.
You can request for an option to share and if a suitable option becomes available you can still choose to opt in.
Advance payment is not a necessity you can choose from the following methods:
Cash, Bank wire, or secured Card link
- The preferred option is to pay by cash to the driver in the local Pound Sterling currency.
- Advance payment can be done by bank transfer, (minimum 24hours in advance):
We can send you the invoice with bank details upon request.
- Payment can be done by card at 5% admin fee:
We will send you a secure payment link or you pay by swipe to the driver.
Generally the cab journey St Andrews > Leuchars will take 15 minutes from the town center,
The Distance is about 4 to 6 miles or just under 10km
Train journey Leuchars to Edinburgh about 1 hour
Leuchars to Dundee 10 minutes.
Drop-off / Pick-up points
Your driver will welcome you at the bottom of the pedestrian bridge once you crossed the tracks and will be holding a sign with your name upon!
*We will monitor your train for delays
You can find the time table for train arrivals and departures for Leuchars here
Leuchars Station (1848) is situated on the southwestern edge of the village on the A919.
- Platform one is southbound direction Edinburgh
- Platform two northbound direction Aberdeen
Leuchars connects London King’s Cross via Edinburgh or Aberdeen line.
From here, you can board a train to a variety of destinations also including York, Newcastle and London Kings Cross, without having to make changes along the way.
Also check out the Caledonian Sleeper trains which runs at night from the centre of London to Scotland and from Leuchars to London.
Leuchars Staffing Hours
Monday to Saturday 06.20AM – 21.45PM
Sunday 10.10AM – 22.15PM
Leuchars Waiting Room
The ticket office is situated within the heated waiting room and is only open during the above times. In the waiting room there is train and bus timetable information.
The ticket office is fitted with an induction loop for deaf and hard of hearing people.
There are 2 payable car parks for the station with approximately 300 spaces, both car parks are adjacent to the taxi rank next to the access bridge.
There are 13 designated spaces for Blue European Parking Badge Holders near the entrance to the car park. There is a £1 charge per 24 hour period for using these car parks. Up to 7 days can be purchased via the Pay & Display Machine. Up to 30 days can be purchased via RingGo (cashless parking).
Buses from Leuchars
The bus turning circle is 10 metres from the ramped bridge. A covered walkway leads from the ramped bridge to the bus shelter. The bus stop has dropped kerb access from the car park, shelter facilities, timetable information and an electronic departure screen.
Bus timetable information is also displayed in the station waiting room.
A ‘St Andrews Railbus’ ticket is available providing a through ticket for journeys to St Andrews. Buses to St Andrews are very frequent.
Leuchars station Taxi Ranks
There is a taxi rank adjacent to the ramped bridge.
A public telephone is situated on the station platform opposite the station bridge.
This phone takes cards only
There is a ticket machine located on Platform 1.
All trains serving this station carry on-board ramps for wheelchair users.
The Ladies and Gents toilets are free of charge and are situated in the waiting room.
The Disabled and Baby Changing facilities are free of charge and are situated on Platform 2. To use the Disabled and Baby Changing facilities, a key must be obtained from the ticket office staff. The toilets are open only during staffing hours.
Electronic information screens are available on both platforms as well as in the heated waiting room and at the Help Point.
Timetable information is available on both platforms and in the waiting room.
There are 8 lockers located in the car park and a rack for 6 bikes beside the taxi rank. There is also a rack for 5 bikes located on the platform opposite the ramped bridge. Users must provide their own padlock (lockers) or bike lock (racks).
There are CCTV cameras throughout the station building, on both platforms and in the car park for your safety.
Alight here for the Fife Coastal Path and National Cycle Network.
Starfish taxis also offers luggage transfers if you are walking the Fife coastal path