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Getting There

AIG Women's Open | St Andrews | 21-25 August 2024

Travelling to the aig women's open

How to get to St Andrews

Get ready to attend the AIG Women's Open at the Old Course, St Andrews, from 21-25 August 2024.

A high number of spectators are expected to attend throughout the week. To avoid road traffic congestion, and to be kind to the environment, please consider the use of public transport or car share with your friends.

To make things a little easier, please see the travel options available to you below.

The Swilcan Bridge at St Andrews

By Rail

ScotRail provides train services from destinations across Scotland to Leuchars – the nearest station to St Andrews.

GolfLink Rail and Bus Service

You can take advantage of a special ‘rail and bus’ GolfLink ticket for travel to the Championship between Wednesday 21 and Sunday 25 August.

The two-in-one GolfLink ticket includes return rail travel to Leuchars as well as Stagecoach bus transport to and from the course.

Stagecoach buses will deliver a regular shuttle service between Leuchars station and the main entrance at the course, and a queuing system will be in place to get you on the buses safely.

Please keep checking back here for information on timetables and how to purchase GolfLink tickets.

Concession travel prices are not valid on GolfLink services.

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By Bus

Stagecoach is the operator of the 99 service, which connects St Andrews to Leuchars and Dundee, and the 95 and 97 services, which connect St Andrews to the East Neuk of Fife.

Find the locations of the bus stops closest to the AIG Women’s Open here.

These local services are complemented by an express network that provides links from Glasgow (X24) and Edinburgh (X58/X59/X60) as well as local links such as Dunfermline (X24), Cupar, Glenrothes (X59/X24) and Leven (X58/X60). All Stagecoach services stop at St Andrews Bus Station, which is approximately a five-minute walk from the golf course.

Tickets can be purchased on buses or via the Stagecoach Bus App. Further information on planning your journey, including timetables and tickets valid for multiple journeys, can be found on the Stagecoach website. All local buses accept contactless payments.

Moffat & Williamson also operate services which connects St Andrews to Cupar, Glenrothes, Leuchars and Balmullo. The nearest bus stop to the golf course is St Andrews Petheram Bridge, which is a few minutes’ walk to the venue entrances.

Further information on planning your journey, including timetables and tickets valid for multiple journeys, can be found on the Moffat & Williamson website. All local buses accept contactless payments.

The Go-Flexi taxibus connects rural areas of Fife that aren’t serviced by public bus routes. Journeys can be booked any time from one week to one hour prior to travel, however this service is very popular so advance booking is strongly recommended. For more information and contact details please visit the Moffat & Williamson website.

Ashleigh Buhai in action at Muirfield

By Road

All public parking will be located onsite and free of charge. The public car park is located next to the main entrance and Festival Village. Please follow the black and yellow event signs provided by the AA.


From the North/Dundee

Follow the A90 or A92 towards Dundee to pick up signs for the Tay Bridge (A92). Once across the bridge, follow signs for the AIG Women’s Open.

From the West/Perth

Leave the M90 at J9 and follow the A912 towards Abernethy. Turn left onto the A913, still following signs for Abernethy/Newburgh, then follow signs for the AIG Women’s Open.

From Glasgow

Leave Glasgow on the M80 then after J7 keep left to join the M876 towards Kincardine Bridge. Continue to follow signs for the M876, then the A876 to cross the Clackmannanshire Bridge. Pick up signs for the A977 and continue to follow the A977 towards Kinross. Join the M90 near Kinross, then leave at J8 and follow signs for the A91 towards St Andrews. Continue along the A91 and follow signs for the AIG Women’s Open.

From the South/Edinburgh

Follow the A90/M90 to the Forth Road Bridge (Queensferry Crossing). Continue to follow the M90 and leave at junction 2A to join the A92 towards Kirkcaldy and Glenrothes. Stay on the A92 until the Melville Lodges roundabout, then turn right onto the A91 and follow signs for the AIG Women’s Open.

Find out more about current incidents on Scotland's trunk road network on the Traffic Scotland website.

In Gee Chun during the final round at Muirfield

By Taxi

There will be designated taxi ranks and private hire drop off/pick-up area in operation for the AIG Women’s Open from 21-25 August. More information will be published here once available.

Please note, Uber does not operate in St Andrews.

AIG Women

By Bicycle

National Cycle Route 1 runs right through St Andrews and links to Strathkinness, Guardbridge, Leuchars, Tayport, Dundee and beyond.

A cycle park will be provided close to the venue entrances – more information on the cycle park will be made available here and on the site map once available.

For further information on the cycle network in the local area, please visit the Sustrans website.

By Bike 2

By Air

Scheduled flights operate to and from a number of airports within easy reach of St Andrews, including:

These airports also accept charter flights. Please contact the airport directly through their website to book.


Spectators watch open during the 2022 AIG Women


Minibus and Coach Parking

All minibus and coach parking is provided free of charge and is located within the onsite public parking and walking distance of the main entrance.

Please follow AA signage for coach parking.

Charley Hull in action at the 2022 AIG Women

Spectators with disabilities

All parking is complimentary at the Championship and will be a short distance from the main public entrance. Please present your Blue Badge on arrival, one of our attendants will direct you to the area reserved for Accessible Parking.

Spectators with mobility impairments or specific accessibility requirements are advised to telephone the AIG Women’s Open Ticketing Team in advance on +44 (0) 1334 460010. Our customer service team will be able to advise the arrangements that will be in place to assist spectators with additional mobility needs.

You can download our Accessibility Guide here.

A close-up of a golf bag

local area restrictions

Please check back here for news on the implementation of any methods to minimise disruption to local residents and businesses, assist traffic flow and increase safety and security for all road users.