Travel tips for Scotland
Hire a car
Our car hire partners can arrange car hire for you – everything from compact saloons to 4 x 4 and luxury vehicles, at highly competitive rates, brokered personally for you. Available from all the major Scottish cities and airports, including Dundee - the nearest branch to the hotel for pick up and drop off.
Firstly go on to www.scotland-carhire.co.uk and fill in the online enquiry form there.
Or why not hire a classic car for the touring holiday or break of your dreams? We can help arrange the tour of your choice in the car of your dreams: self drive tours, whether in a classic car, luxury vehicle or 4x4.
Travel & Transport Route Planners:
Traveline Scotland website, where you can plan any public transport journey within Scotland and from Scotland to main points in the UK.
One of the advantages of Dundee, apart from being an attractive, lively city with good shopping and excellent restaurants, is its location. Situated in a central position it is ideal for using as a base for a host of local activities, or as a starting point for the more intrepid traveller. There are good rail and bus connections with all major Scottish cities.
Some useful distances and times:
Edinburgh 120 km 1hr 15 minutes
Edinburgh Airport 100 km 60 minutes
Glasgow 140 km 1hr 40 minutes
Glasgow Airport 160 km 2 hours
Perth 32 km 40 minutes
Aberdeen 100 km 1hr 15 minutes
Inverness 182 km 2hrs 15 minutes
St Andrews 30 km 40 minutes
Carnoustie 15 km 10 minutes
Dundee Airport is located minutes from the city centre, rail and bus stations and serves Tayside and the surrounding regions of Scotland.
City Jet for Air France operates scheduled flights between Dundee Airport and London City Airport seven days a week. Click here for flight information and booking.
The airport terminal building provides a comfortable environment for travellers, including facilities for the disabled and on airport car parking is also available at Dundee. Taxis are available at the airport.
Tayside Aviation provides aircraft charter and pilot training services at Dundee Airport and can be contacted on 01382 644372. It also provides aircraft servicing and repair facilities.