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

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

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.

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

There are buses from London and several cities in the UK that come to Dundee. Plan your journey here