St Andrews Open 2022

The Open Championship 2022 will be played on the Old Course, St Andrews, 10 – 17 July 2022. Town and Country Taxis are here to help with your travel arrangements

In July 2022, St Andrews will host the 150th open. The Open Championship, sometimes simply called The Open or the British Open is the oldest golf tournament in the world. All of the world’s best golfers will be here, competing for the famous ‘claret jug’ trophy. Thousands of golf fans will be arriving in St Andrews to spectate and soak up the atmosphere of this historic occasion.

If you are planning on travelling to St Andrews for The Open, please read on for some useful advice about transport to get here.

Town And country Taxis are a local taxi company specialising in St Andrews Airport Transfers, Railway transfers and Golf Travel, all using our modern people carriers.

Getting to St Andrews for The Open 2022

St Andrews is a coastal town on the East Coast of Scotland between Edinburgh and Dundee. It is located in and area of Fife known as the ‘East Neuk’, a very pretty part of Scotland. The Old Course is close to the town centre, situated beside the sea at the North end of St Andrews.

Arriving by Road

St Andrews has good road links to the rest of Scotland. Journey times from Edinburgh are around 1.5 hours from Edinburgh city centre. Glasgow is approx 2 hours drive away.

Travel by train

St Andrews does not have it’s own railway station. The nearest station is Leuchars which is 5 miles, or 10 mins drive away. Leuchars is on the East Coast mainline, so most trains travelling North from Edinburgh stop there. Journey time from Edinburgh is approx 1 hour. Many people will be arriving by train and it is a good way to avoid roads which may get congested while the golf championship is being played.

You can check train times and ticket prices on the Scotrail website.

Nearest Airport to St Andrews

Edinburgh Airport is the closest airport to St Andrews, being approx 1 hour drive away. You can fly direct to Edinburgh Airport from most cities in Europe, as well as New York, Boston, Orlando, Philadelphia and Chicago in the USA.

Non-stop flights to Edinburgh are provided by Air Canada, United, Lufthansa, British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, KLM, Air France and Delta airlines.

If you are flying from anywhere other than Europe or the USA, there are connecting flights to Edinburgh (EDI) from London, Amsterdam and many more cities.


Get a quote for your St Andrews Airport Transfer here.


How to Play the Old Course, St Andrews

Watch the official video guide to the Old Course, St Andrews – one of the most famous golf courses in the world

As a specialist golf tour operator, Town and Country Taxis want to make sure that you get the most from your tour around ‘the home of golf’.

Are you one of the thousands of golfers visiting Scotland to test your golfing skills on the world-famous golf courses of St Andrews and Fife? Then you won’t be wanting to miss out on playing the famous Old Course in St Andrews.

Watch this hole-by-hole guide to the Old Course, St Andrews

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Transport to and from St Andrew Golf Course

Luxury people carriers to transfer you to St Andrews Golf Course from across Scotland

Golfer on Swilkin Bridge St. Andrews Old CourseSt Andrews is known as the ‘home of golf’. The famous Old Course at St Andrews regularly hosts the Open Championship, with the 150th Open being held here in 2022. There are seven golf courses in St Andrews, which are open all year round. Members of the public can play on the famous links at St Andrews, take golf tuition, or simply take a guided walking tour round some of the most famous fairways in the world.


Golf Transfers

One of our Renault Trafic people carriers at the 18th hole, St Andrews Golf CourseIf you are visiting from outside of St Andrews, Town and Country Taxis provide a golf transfer service which covers the whole of Scotland.

For parties of up to 14 golfers, we have a range of 8 seater people carriers (MPVs) with plenty room for golf clubs and luggage. If you are travelling with a larger group we recommend that you hire a people carrier. Our people carriers have room for 8 people each, along with all your golf clubs and other luggage.

Our drivers will get you to the golf course in comfort and style.


Arriving in Scotland by air

Town and Country offer airport transfers from Edinburgh Airport to St Andrews golf course, Glasgow to St Andrews golf course, and we also serve Prestwick, Aberdeen and Dundee airports.

Scotland is quite compact so it doesn’t take long to travel from city to city. For example:

  • Edinburgh Airport to St Andrews golf course takes around 1 hour 15 mins.
  • Glasgow to St Andrews journey time is approx 1 hour 40 mins.

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Taking the train to St Andrews

The nearest railway station to St Andrews is Leuchars. Leuchars is on the main Edinburgh to Aberdeen railway line. It is served by frequent trains coming directly from London and Edinburgh on the East Coast Mainline.

If you are coming from Glasgow, or via the West Coast Mainline, the nearest station is Dundee.

To check train times to Leuchars and Dundee, please visit the LNER website.

  • Leuchars to St Andrews takes around 15 mins by car.
  • Dundee to St Andrews takes approx 30 mins by car.

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Golf Tour Fife

As a proud St Andrews taxi firm, we know all the best golf courses for you and your party to fully enjoy. Ask about our tailored Fife Golf Tour across the Home of Golf

Travel in style in our spacious 8-seater people carriers. These vehicles have ample room for your group and all your golfing equipment. We are able to arrange pick up from any hotel. We cover Fife and surrounding areas (including Edinburgh). You and your party can enjoy a day or week-long golf tour. During which time you will play on some of the finest and most celebrated golf courses in the world.

Why not combine your trip with a visit to the Open 2022, the 150th Open Championship which is being held right here in St Andrews.

Because of our local knowledge, we will be able to get you to and from the golf courses with ease. This gives you more time to play the sport you love.

Our Fife Golf Tour is tailored to your playing style and preferences. We can recommend golf courses across St Andrews and Fife to allow you and your party to get the most from the experience.

We run these tours across the year and we have the transportation options to carry your party and, of course, your golf clubs comfortably and in style.

For more information and to book your Golf Tour of Fife, contact the team at Town & Country Taxis St Andrews today.