Getting to Carnoustie Country

Carnoustie Country is located within easy reach of the airports and railway stations of Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen. The nearest airport, however, is found in Dundee – just 15 minutes from the first tee at Carnoustie. What’s more, it benefits from daily flights to and from London Stansted and warmly accepts private charters.

Excellent road networks mean Carnoustie Country is easily reachable along the A92 from both the north and the south of Scotland and beyond. If you would rather put your feet up, bus and rail links are ready to take the strain.

Carnoustie Country is the ideal base from which to explore Scotland’s stunning east coast and the bustling bars, prized restaurants and incredible beaches that can be found along this remarkable stretch.

Travel to The Open
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By Road

It is anticipated that given the high number of spectators attending The 147th Open at Carnoustie, the surrounding road network will be busy. To ensure the best possible flow of traffic, the local roads authorities and police are urging all motorists to use the designated traffic routes, which will be clearly signed by The AA.

Spectators are advised to turn off their satellite navigation systems and follow the appropriate signage. Please note that there is no parking available at the course. All public parking will be located at park and ride facilities. Please follow the signs for Public Parking.

By Bus

Links to local services that serve Carnoustie will be available here in due course.

By Rail

Carnoustie station is just a short walk from The 147th Open venue. Scotrail will be providing an enhanced service for The Open and further details will be available here and on in due course.

By Air

Airports and Private Flights

Dundee Airport

Dundee Airport is the closest airport to Carnoustie Golf Links and is located approximately 14 miles (23 km) from the course. It can accept the arrival and departure of private jets. Please contact Dundee Airport ( or +44 (0)1382 662200 or email for further information. READ: Dundee Airport Conditions of use.

Loganair, Scotland’s Airline, provides direct flights to Dundee Airport from London Stansted, including 20kg luggage allowance, no additional credit card fees and complimentary in-flight service. The airline also accommodates golf bags for £20 one-way. Bookings can be made at

Edinburgh Airport

Edinburgh Airport is located 63 miles (101 km) away from Carnoustie Golf Links and can also accept the arrival and departure of private jets. Please contact +44 (0)1313 1774471 or email

Glasgow Airport

Glasgow Airport is located 90 miles (145 km) away from Carnoustie Golf Links and can also accept the arrival and departure of private jets. Please contact +44 (0)1418 878348 or email

Leuchars Station

Leuchars Station is located approximately 20 miles (32 km) away from Carnoustie Golf Links and can accept the arrival of private jets. Please email


Details of an official Helicopter Landing site will appear here in due course.

By Bike

A designated Bicycle park will be available for The 147th Open. Cyclists are encouraged to follow the cycle paths to Carnoustie. Further details to the exact location of the Bicycle parks will appear here in due course.

By Sea

Ferry services operate in and out of Newcastle (North Shields Terminal) and Hull. Carnoustie Golf Links can be reached by car in 3 hours from the ferry terminal in Newcastle and 6 hours from the ferry terminal in Hull. Alternatively, Dundee (port of Dundee) is also a popular destination for cruise ships and there are many harbours in Fife and Angus suitable for private yachts.

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