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Your driver will meet you at the stairs after you cross over the pedestrian bridge.
Recognisable by your name sign.

Or simply get us to collect you from Edinburgh Waverley train Station (follow link for info)

Pricing estimate for a taxi meter fare from the train station to St Andrews:

Taxi fare guide Leuchars Railway Station Taxi to St Andrews prices starting from:Day
St Andrews Town Centre£15£19
David Russell & Fife Park, Student Apartments St Andrews£15£19
Agness Blackadder Student Halls St Andrews£14£18
Fairmont Hotel £24£30
Old Course Hotel£14£18
The Castle Course£20£25
The Albany Hotel£15£19
Montague Guest House St Andrews£15£19
Hotel Du Vin St Andrews£15£19
St Andrews University – College hall£15£19
*** Above estimations valid at daytime 06AM <> 10PM | Night time +25% | Secure online and get a fixed tariff

Estimated Taxi fare Leuchars Railway Station Taxi :

PostcodeEstimated minimum Taxi fare from Leuchars Train Station:DayNight
KY 9Elie and Earlsferry, 
Kilconquhar, (and Kilconquhar estate)



on request
St Monans, 
From £40
From £45
On request
KY15Cupar town centre, £17-£21From £20
on request
Grange of Lindores,

From £45
on request
on request
KY16St Andrews, 
Kingsbarns, and Cambo estate
St. Michaels, 
On request

DD1Dundee city centre,£27On request
*** above are estimations on fares, Fixed fare quotations available

We respect all Covid-19 safe service precautions, with special measures and cleaning protocols in place.

Leuchars Station General Info   
(Pronounced     ‘Loohkars’)

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


Partitions between driver and passengers,
Avoiding proximity and physical contact at all times,
Extra cleaning protocols,
Contactless payment option,
PPE supplied,
We do our very best to keep our drivers and passengers safe.
Please let us know if you have requirements beyond these measures, always happy to assist.
How to travel during Covid 19

Guidelines U.K.

Please follow the advice of the operator and driver.
For example, you may be asked to sit in the back left-hand seat if travelling alone. You may want to check with your taxi or private hire operator before travelling if they have put any additional measures in place.

You should use contactless payment if possible, or you can pay online in advance.

Be aware of the surfaces you touch. Be careful not to touch your face. Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or the inside of your elbow when coughing or sneezing.

When possible at the end of your journey, wash your hands for at least 20 seconds or sanitise your hands as soon as possible, sanitiser is provided on board.

Safe travels and thank you for your attention keeping everyone safe.
The team

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.

Safeguarding your personal information is important to Starfish Taxis.
We recognize the discretion you entrust providing your confidential data under strict GDPR regulations.
Please read our Privacy Policy

We operate comfortable Mercedes Benz MPV minibuses that will fit 7 to 8 passengers.
There is ample luggage space and we provide secure box trailers to accommodate Golf gear or excess bagage requirements.
Drop us an inquiry form and we will assist with all possible questions.

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 Friday: 06:20 to 21:45
  • Saturday: 06:20 to 21:45
  • Sunday: 10:10 to 22:15

Leuchars railway station waiting area.
The ticket office is situated within the heated waiting room and there is a train and bus timetable information board.
The ticket office is fitted with an induction loop for deaf and hard of hearing people.

Leuchars car Parking.
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.
Car parking is currently £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.
(Please be aware there may be different measures during Coronavirus)
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.  IThe toilets are open only during staffing hours.

Rail Enquiries
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.

Cycle Facilities
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.

Lost property contact details Leuchars train stationTelephone: 03301 092 833
Leuchars (for St. Andrews) (LEU)

Leuchars (for St Andrews) station
Station Road
KY16 0AA

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

Starfish Taxi rank at Leuchars train station