Travelling to St Andrews
Please ensure that you plan your journey to the UK so that you will be ready to begin your studies on the first day of your pre-sessional course:
|10-week||Monday 01 July|
|4-week||Thursday 08 August|
|2-week||Friday 23 August|
Student Travel Services
Unfortunately, there is no official student travel service offered by the University. However, we recommend that you contact the following companies for advice if you are unsure about how to plan your journey.
Travel services are available via DP&L Travel Management, located in St Andrews. DP&L have a lot of experience in dealing with all types of travel, from local rail to complex itinerary requirements, and are available to offer advice on any queries you may have about getting to St Andrews from your home country.
St Andrews Direct
Airport transfer services are available via St Andrews Direct, a student-founded taxi share service. St Andrews direct operate 24 hours a day all year and can arrange for a driver to collect you from any Scottish airport. The earlier you book, the greater chance there is that you will be matched with another student travelling to St Andrews at the same time so the price you pay will be cheaper.
General travel information
If you are confident to plan your own journey, please see the University's Getting to St Andrews webpages which provide comprehensive information about:
- how to get to St Andrews by air, rail or car
- maps of both the town and University buildings
- links to hotels and bed and breakfast establishments and much more.