Traveling to Scotland

Flights are available from many international destinations to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) 
(approximately 80 km/50 mi. from the Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa).


Special Lufthansa Group Airlines Fares

The Lufthansa Group airlines bring people together – every day, all around the world. The global route network of Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa, SWISS, Brussels Airlines and Eurowings (as well as Air Canada and United Airlines on North Atlantic routes) offers great connection and combination options, so you will benefit from quick and direct flights to the Summit in Scotland. As our preferred airline partner, they offer up to 10% discounts for registered delegates on flights to and from Edinburgh (depending on airline, booking class and destination).

You can reach the booking platform via this link:

Please apply the following event code to benefit from special rates: ATAPQLE. The reduced fares are automatically displayed.

Please note to enable pop-ups permanently in your browser while booking, otherwise the window in the booking platform will not open.


Visa and Passport Requirements

All visitors to Scotland (except Irish citizens) must hold a passport that is valid for at least six months from the date they are departing the country. Irish citizens may continue to use their national ID card.

  • EU, EEA and Swiss citizens can stay in the UK as a visitor for up to 6 months without a visa.
  • Irish citizens have no visa requirements and can travel to the UK as they did before Brexit.
  • Other foreign nationals might need to apply for a Standard Visitor visa. You can check here if you need a UK visa.


Airport Transfer to Hotel

There are several options regarding airport transfers from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to our venue, the Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa in St. Andrews (approximately 80 km/50 mi). Please find pricing and booking details below.

You can hire a taxi at the airport ahead of time or when you arrive. More information can be found here.

Car Services Booked Through Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa

  • Taxi: £175 for 1 to 3 people, £185 (US$234) for 4 to 8 people.
    Taxis are various models of VW, Renault, Ford, Skoda.
  • Chauffeur service:  £255 (US$322) for 1 to 5 people.
    Chauffeur vehicles are usually E,S,V Class Mercedes, BMW 7 series, Discovery. For chauffeur transfers taking place before 6am or after 11pm, there is an additional charge of £30 (US$38).

All quotes are VAT inclusive, per one way journey, and chargeable to a room account.

To book your airport transfer via the hotel email their concierge team at [email protected].

For Transportation Requests at the Rusacks St. Andrews Hotel, please email their concierge team at  [email protected]