Accommodation - Transportation - Tourist Information
  Dundee City Centre
  1. official accommodation booking link
  2. guest house list
  1. general information for travelling to Dundee
  2.  Free airport coach transfers
  3.  Information on the railway travel
  4.  Train times from Edinburgh to Dundee

Tourist Information
  1. Information on the city of Dundee



1. Official accommodation booking link

The Dundee & Angus Convention Bureau have reserved an allocation of rooms in the hotels listed on the accommodation booking link on ESM webpage ( These rooms are available at preferred rates and can be booked through the web link until Thursday 17 July 2008.

If you would like to book your room from the allocation we would advise you make the reservation before this date.

After Friday 18 July 2008 it will not be possible to book accommodation through the web link, however you will be able to download a PDF accommodation booking form to complete and return to the Dundee & Angus Convention Bureau who will assist with your accommodation request (subject to availability).

Should you have any enquiries for accommodation, please call Tracy Duncan on +44(0) 1382 527541 or email for processing your accommodation requirements.

2. Guest House list

If you´re looking for a cheaper accommodation, please download a list of small hotels in the area here.

Please contact Karla Fretwell for more information concerning accommodation.

Karla Fretwell
Institute of Motion Analysis & Research
University Dept. of Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgery
Ninewells Hospital & Medical School
Dundee DD1 9SY, Scotland
tel: +44 1382 496332
fax: +44 1382 496200


1. general information for travelling to Dundee

Dundee is on the main East Coast route with direct services to
Newcastle, York and London, and to Sheffield, Birmingham, Bristol and Plymouth. There are overnight sleeper services from London, the south coast and the west country. Rail journeys to the other major cities in Scotland (Aberdeen, Eden¬burgh, Glasgow) take approximately 1¼ hours.

The regular service from London King’s Cross Station takes only six hours. The modern railway station is only a few minutes walk from the University.

Day and night coach services (operated by National Express, Stagecoach, and Citylink) are available to all major cities throughout the UK including London.

Dundee is linked to the rest of the UK by continuous motorway and dual carriage¬way. Dundee is best approached from the south via the A90 for traffic coming from Eden¬burgh (M90) and Glasgow (A9) and beyond. From the outskirts of Dundee the route into the University and the Medical School is well sign¬posted and relatively easy to follow. Ninewells Hospital and Medical School is a prominent landmark on the approach to
Dundee via the A90.

You can fly into Dundee Airport from Aberdeen, Edinburgh (with a link to London Heathrow), Manchester and London City (with ScotAirways). The airport is only five minutes drive from the University and Medical School. International airports at Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Glasgow can be reached by road in less than two hours. For further information phone Dundee Airport on +44 (0) 1382 643242

2. Free airport coach transfers AIRPORT COACH TRANSFERS

The Dundee & Angus Convention Bureau have arranged free airport coach transfers operating to and from Edinburgh Airport and Dundee .

Arrival coaches will depart from the Coach Park outside UK Arrivals at Edinburgh Airport at designated times with the principal drop-off points being : Invercarse Hotel; West Park ; Travelodge Dundee Central; Hilton Dundee and Apex City Quay Hotel & Spa and return coaches from Dundee will drop
delegates off at Edinburgh Airport.

The estimated travel time is approximately 70 minutes.

Please book your free airport coach transfers on the coach transfer booking link:

3. Information on the railway travel
How to get to the Glasgow Train Station

UK Nationalrail Homepage
This link will give you the times and fares for trains in the UK. The average travel time via train is roughly 1hour 20 mins.

If delegates want to hire a car the average travel time is about 1 hour 30 mins to 2 hours depending on the traffic.

4 Train times from Edinburgh to Dundee

Click here to see the train times from Edinburgh to Dundee

Ticket price
Standard Day Single - GBP19.10
Saver Return - GBP22.20
Standard Open Return - GBP 24.40

For disruption information, or changes to timetables caused by Engineering Operations, please check the Scotrail homepage ( and click in the Alerts and Updates panel to the right."

Tourist Information

1. Information on the city of Dundee

Destination Fact File : The Destination Fact File is filled with useful information from a list of restaurants and pubs to hairdressers, hiring of kilts, courier services and information on the Tax Refund Scheme.

Tourist Information office : Official tourist site of Dundee.

Dundee Airport : Dundee Airport, located in the heart of Scotland, is the most convenient fly-in destination for some 1000 square miles of Central Scotland. The main centres for which Dundee Airport is best placed are, Dundee City, Perth, Glenrothes, Arbroath, Montrose, St.Andrews, Carnoustie, Forfar, Blairgowrie. Many smaller towns and villages are also easily reachable in the scenic tourist areas surrounding Dundee.

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