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Getting around is not very hard as most places are accessible by foot. The more important question is how to get around the rest of the Fife Kingdom. St Andrews is not as small as everyone thinks... it isn't no 'tiny town' It's classed as a city infact. From the range of golf courses to the cathedral and castle at the other end... It is all accessable by foot.
The main options for getting around the Kingdom of Fife include buses, trains and rental cars.
The major bus company servicing Fife is the Stagecoach. The 95 bus services the town of St Andrews and has numerous routes throughout Fife. The coaches are comfortable, convenient, and generally an inexpensive way to travel the area. Check out the information about Using the Bus System , before heading to St Andrews. Detailed information about timetables, fares and routes is available by calling the Traveline at (0870 608 2 608).
Traveling through Fife by train is an option; however it is not very convenient. Routes are fairly limited and must be combined with bus services to reach many areas. The train company operating in Fife is called the ScotRail . The trains are more comfortable than buses, but tend to be more expensive as well.
Obtaining a rental car is perhaps the best way to get around while in St. Andrews. This method of transportation provides the most freedom and flexibility. Obtaining a rental car is best done at the arrival city’s airport.