Travelling by road

It is anticipated that given the high number of spectators attending The 147th Open at Carnoustie, the surrounding road network will be busy. To ensure the best possible flow of traffic, the local roads authorities and police are urging all motorists to use the designated traffic routes, which will be clearly signed by The AA. Spectators are advised to turn off their satellite navigation systems and follow the appropriate signage.

Please note that there is no parking available at the course. All public parking will be located at park and ride facilities. Please follow signs for Public Parking.

From the North East : Follow the A92 from Aberdeen to Dundee Road. Continue south on the A92 from Arbroath and and on approaching the Carnoustie area follow the signs for Public Parking.

From the North: Follow the A9 to Perth. on approach to Perth follow the signs for M90 / A90 Dundee. Follow the A90 to Dundee. Continue on the A90 Kingsway, Dundee, onto the A972 Kingsway East, Dundee. Follow the signs for A92 Carnoustie / Arbroath. Continue east on the A92 Dundee to Arbroath Road and on approaching the Carnoustie area follow the signs for Public Parking.

From the South and West : From the M90 (Edinburgh) or A9 (Glasgow / Stirling) on approach to Perth follow the signs for M90 / A90 Dundee. Follow the A90 to Dundee. Continue on the A90 Kingsway, Dundee, onto the A972 Kingsway East, Dundee. Follow the signs for A92 Carnoustie / Arbroath. Continue east on the A92 Dundee to Arbroath Road and on approach to Carnoustie area follow the signs for Public Parking.

From the South (Fife) : Follow the signs for A92 Tay Road Bridge. On crossing the A92 Tay Road Bridge into Dundee follow the signs for A92 Aberdeen / Arbroath. Continue through Dundee on the A92 East Dock Street, Greendykes Road and Arbroath Road. Follow the signs for A92 Arbroath. Continue east on the A92 Dundee to Arbroath Road and on approach to Carnoustie area follow the signs for Public Parking.

Using the Park & Ride

All public parking will be located at Park & Ride facilities, which transport motorists to and from the course on dedicated buses. Spectators are urged to use these facilities to minimise disruption to local traffic and ensure the fastest possible transfer to and from The 147th Open.

  • Sun

    15

    July

    Opens

    8:15AM

    Bus Timetable

    First: 8:30AM / Last: 7:00PM

  • Mon

    16

    July

    Opens

    6:15AM

    Bus Timetable

    First: 6:45AM / Last: 8:00PM

  • Tue

    17

    July

    Opens

    6:15AM

    Bus Timetable

    First: 6:45AM / Last: 8:00PM

  • Wed

    18

    July

    Opens

    6:15AM

    Bus Timetable

    First: 6:45AM / Last: 8:00PM

  • Thu

    19

    July

    Opens

    5:30AM

    Bus Timetable

    First: 5:45AM / Last: 10:00PM

  • Fri

    20

    July

    Opens

    5:30AM

    Bus Timetable

    First: 5:45AM / Last: 10:00PM

  • Sat

    21

    July

    Opens

    6:30AM

    Bus Timetable

    First: 6:45AM / Last: 9:00PM

  • Sun

    22

    July

    Opens

    6:30AM

    Bus Timetable

    First: 6:45AM / Last: 9:00PM

Car and Motorbike Parking

Daily Public Car Parking, payable in advance or on arrival, will cost £10.00 from Sunday 15 to Tuesday 17 July and £15.00 from Wednesday 18 to Sunday 22 July. A limited number of Weekly Car Park passes are available at a cost of £60.00. Weekly passes are only available in advance from TheOpen.com or The Open Ticket Office (01334 460010). Motorbike parking is available at a cost of £5 per day. All public parking is located at Park and Ride facilities.

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Coach parking

Vehicles exceeding 8 meters in length and/or a seat capacity greater than 22 seats will be charged £40 per day and are asked to park in the Coach Park.

Mini Bus Parking

Vehicles measuring between 5 meters and 7.99 meters in length and/or a seat capacity between 10 and 22 seats will be charged £25 per day and are asked to park in the Coach Park.

Spectators with Disabilities

Spectators with mobility impairments who intend to purchase tickets in advance or on the day at the gates are advised to telephone The Open Ticket Office +44 (0)1334 460000.