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.

http://www.hial.co.uk/dundee-airport/

https://www.edinburghairport.com/flights/destinations https://www.glasgowairport.com/destinations/destination-map/

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/