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View of the Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa through the grass.

Getting Here


Locations & Directions


The Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa overlooks the infamous 17th Road Hole of the Old Course and is only a short stroll from the heart of the town of St Andrews. Only one hour’s drive from Edinburgh and one and a half hours from Glasgow, the resort makes an excellent base for touring the Kingdom of Fife, Perthshire and the Highlands.


Old Station Road
St Andrews, Scotland
KY16 9SP


By Road

Just off the A91, immediately adjacent to the St Andrews Links courses and a five-minute walk from the heart of the town. The A91 joins with the national motorway network at Junction 8 of the M90, which runs from Scotland’s capital city, Edinburgh, one hour to the south to the old market town of Perth in the north. Glasgow is 90 minutes away, via the M90 and M8.


By Air

Regular domestic flights (1-hour flight time from London) and European services to Edinburgh Airport. Regular service from London City to Dundee Airport (20 minutes drive). Transatlantic flights land at Glasgow Airport (120 minutes to the north). Private aircraft can land at Leuchars Airforce Base (5 minutes drive) by prior arrangement. Aircraft up to Boeing 737s can land here, and it is possible to have customs and immigration facilities.


By Helicopter

The hotel has its own helipad where guests can land by prior arrangement. Please contact the concierge with your details.


By Rail

Guests arrive at Leuchars Railway Station four miles away, which connects with Edinburgh and the national network. Regular services to London and all mainland UK station and to the rest of Europe by Eurostar and the Channel Tunnel.



Our chauffeur service will be delighted to meet you at your chosen arrival point and can make arrangements for any onward connections. Please advise us of your travel arrangements at the time of booking.


Directions to The Duke’s

The Duke’s Course is situated on a Scottish Estate five minutes from the Hotel, and there is a courtesy transfer for all resort residents. Transfer to other courses in St Andrews, the Kingdom of Fife and the rest of Scotland can also be arranged.


Once you are on the A91 from the south or A919 from Dundee, you will come to the village of Guardbridge, roughly 3 miles from St Andrews. After the village of Guardbridge, take the first road on the right – signposted Strathkinness/Craigtoun. Go through the village of Strathkinness; then continue straight ahead at the junction towards Craigtoun Country Park. At the next junction, turn left – signposted Craigtoun/The Duke’s. The Duke’s Course entrance is ½ mile along the road on the right side.