Travelling to Dundee
When you arrive at a port of entry to the UK, you will have to pass through immigration control. You should have the following documents with you, ready for checking:
- Your passport, with vignette (if necessary)
- Your official offer letter, CAS Statement and supporting documents (if necessary)
- Evidence of sufficient funds to cover your living and study (e.g. scholarship letter)
- Information on where you are going to live
By plane: Scotland has 3 international airports; Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow. You can fly directly to Scotland or come via London in the UK (1 hour from London to Scotland). Dundee also has a small airport with daily flights from London Stansted.
From Edinburgh Airport: https://www.edinburghairport.com/transport-links
By car: 1-hour drive. Car rental is available at the terminal. Pre-booked taxis are also available.
By train or bus: 2 hours. Catch the tram or bus into the city centre, then catch a train or bus to Dundee. You can also get off the tram at Edinburgh Gateway where trains to Dundee pass through.
From Glasgow Airport: https://www.glasgowairport.com/to-and-from/
By car: 1.5-hour drive. Car rental is available at the terminal. Pre-booked taxis are also available.
By train or bus: 3 hours. Catch the bus into the city centre, then catch a train or bus to Dundee.
By rail: there are direct trains from London to Dundee, the journey takes around 6 hours. There is also an overnight sleeper train which leave London at 9pm and arrives into Dundee at 6am.
Plan your journey here: https://www.thetrainline.com/
By bus: there are buses from London and several cities in the UK that come to Dundee. Plan your journey here: https://uk.megabus.com/
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