This page will give fans travelling to Dundee as much information as possible, about the arena, the city and the surrounding area and how to travel to our wonderful city

Dundee Ice Arena is the home of the Trade-Mart Dundee Stars and is a multi-purpose ice arena located in the Camperdown area of Dundee.

The arena is Scotland’s fourth largest ice arena by capacity after Braehead Arena, Murrayfield Ice Rink and the Fife Ice Arena, with a capacity for 2400 seated with an additional capacity of 300 standing.

As well as Stars hockey games. The DIA frequently hosts figure skating competitions, wrestling, boxing and WUKF World Karate Championships.

Ticketing and seating within the Dundee Ice Arena is undesignated. Fans buy a ticket within their age range and then find an unoccupied seat on arrival. Away fans generally sit in Section K and L.

The only seats that are reserved are for season ticket holders and their seats are allocated to them for the entire season. These are clearly defined with reserved stickers.

Doors open one hour prior to face off. Tickets can be bought online from 24th July 2023 for pre-season games and 3rd August 2023 for Challenge Cup and regular season games HERE!

 

 

Facilities in the DIA consist of a café on the ground floor and two bars upstairs, these are open one hour before face off.

The café closes around the end of the 2nd period and the main bar closes around 1 hour after the game finishes.

The Dundee Ice Arena is within the Camperdown Leisure Complex, which also has the following businesses;

McDonalds                  – Fast Food

KFC                             – Fast Food

Nandos                        – Sit in restaurant

Cineworld                    – Cinema

Weavers Mill               – Sit in restaurant/eatery and bar

Premier Inn                 – Hotel

Walking distance to Subway and BP/Marks & Spencer’s

Local bars and amenities are available in Lochee around 1 mile away.

Lots of hotels, bars and restaurants are available in Dundee City Centre around 3 miles from the Dundee Ice Arena.

 

 

Travelling to Dundee

 

By Air, fly directly into Dundee from London Heathrow, Belfast City, Sumburgh or Kirkwall Airports or choose to travel the closest international airports of Aberdeen (90 minutes drive), Edinburgh (70 minutes drive) and Glasgow (90 minutes drive)

 

FLYING INTO DUNDEE

Dundee has a twice daily service Monday to Friday as well as a Sunday service from Dundee Airport to London Heathrow (LHR), which serves around 214 destinations across 84 countries, with 89 airlines.

Flights are operated by Loganair and can be booked at www.loganair.co.uk.  Loganair has a codeshare partnership with British Airways, and the London Heathrow flights and onward connections to BA’s global network can be booked at www.ba.com.

Local Taxis and Airport Transfers

Local taxi numbers are City Cabs 0441382450450 or Tele Taxis 0441382825825

Or contact Alan Guild for airport transfers from any airport in Scotland and North East Scotland at 0447415884708 or visit https://www.mercuryhire.com/

 

 

Dunnotar Castle

 

FLYING INTO ABERDEEN

Connects with 50 international destinations and a 90 minute drive from Dundee.

View airport and flight options at Aberdeen International Airport.

For accessibility information visit Special Assistance for Aberdeen International Airport.

How to get to Dundee from the Airport

Taxis / private hire – Discounted fares to/from Aberdeen International Airport, visit

Taxis information for Aberdeen Airport.

Or contact Alan Guild for airport transfers from any airport in Scotland and North East Scotland at 0447415884708 or visit https://www.mercuryhire.com/

Direct by Train – Aberdeen International Airport is about 11 kilometres from Aberdeen Railway Station, you can get there by hiring a taxi OR catching a bus in less than 30 minutes.

Aberdeen Railway Station has frequent and direct connections to Dundee and the journey takes one hour and 10 minutes.  For timetables and tickets visit FirstScotrail.

For information on accessible travel with First Scotrail, visit Accessible Travel.

For timetables and tickets:

  • Bus from airport to Aberdeen Railway Station – visit Stagecoach
  • Train from Aberdeen Railway Station to Dundee – visit First Scotrail

 

 

Edinburgh Castle

 

FLYING INTO EDINBURGH

Connects with over 100 international routes and a 70 minute drive from Dundee.

View airport and flight options at Edinburgh International Airport.

For accessibility information, visit Special Assistance at Edinburgh International Airport.

How to get to Dundee from the Airport

Taxi / private hire – Discounted fares to/from Edinburgh Airport, visit Taxis information for Edinburgh Airport.

Or contact Alan Guild for airport transfers from any airport in Scotland and North East Scotland at 0447415884708 or visit https://www.mercuryhire.com/

Direct by coach – X90 coach service to/from Edinburgh Airport – Xplore Dundee offers a fast, direct coach service which runs non-stop between Dundee city centre and Edinburgh Airport.

In Dundee, the coach stops outside the Malmaison hotel – just across the road from the railway station in the heart of the city.

At the airport, the coach stops at Stance E – located immediately outside the terminal doors.

The journey takes less than 90 minutes and the coaches are wheelchair accessible – to reserve your wheelchair space, please book at least 2 days in advance of your trip.  For a full timetable, price list and how to book and board visit Xplore Dundee.

Ember – Frequent services between Edinburgh Airport and to/from Dundee offering fast, comfortable travel by electric bus with low fares, live tracking and zero emissions.

Pick-up and drop-off point in Dundee is at Greenmarket (beside Dundee Science Centre), with coach stopping at Ingliston Park & Ride which is right next to the airport.

From Ingliston Park & Ride, you can take a two minute tram to the airport, a five minute bus or even walk in around 15 minutes.

Coaches are wheelchair accessible – you can reserve your space at the time of booking.

View their timetable, book tickets, view live map and FAQs on the Ember website.

Direct by train – Edinburgh Gateway Railway Station can be accessed via tram link which operates every 7 minutes (journey time 7 minutes).

To find Tram Stop follow the tram signs in the airport terminal buildings. Edinburgh Gateway Railway Station provides direct rail connections to Dundee (journey time around 1 hour and 20 minutes).

Combined tram/train tickets can be bought.

For information on accessible rail travel, visit Accessible Travel at First Scotrail

For timetables and tickets:

Combined Tram/Train tickets and timetables – visit First Scotrail

Tram timetable – visit Edinburgh Trams

 

 

Glasgow – Buchanan Street

 

FLYING TO GLASGOW

110 worldwide connections and a 1 hour 50-minute drive from Dundee.

View airport and flight options at Glasgow International Airport.

For accessibility information, visit Special Assistance at Glasgow International Airport.

How to get to Dundee from the Airport

Taxi / private hire – Discounted fares from Glasgow International Airport, visit Taxis information for Glasgow Airport.

Or contact Alan Guild for airport transfers from any airport in Scotland and North East Scotland at 0447415884708 or visit https://www.mercuryhire.com/

Direct by coach – Ember run frequent services between Glasgow Buchanan Street Bus Station to/from Dundee offering fast, comfortable travel by electric bus with low fares, live tracking and zero emissions.  Pick-up point is outside Malmaison Dundee, drop-off point is at Dundee Train Station.  Coach will stop at Glasgow Buchanan Street Bus

Station which has frequent connections to Glasgow Airport – intermediate stops will include Stirling, Dunblane, Cumbernauld and Perth.  Coaches are wheelchair accessible – you can reserve your space at the time of booking.  View their timetable, book tickets, view live map and FAQs on the Ember.to website.

Direct by train – Glasgow International Airport is about 14 kilometres (9 miles) from Glasgow Queen Street Station, you can get there by hiring a taxi (journey time 20 minutes) or catching a First 500 Glasgow Shuttle (journey time 20 minutes).

Glasgow Queen Street Station has frequent and direct connections to Dundee and the journey takes one hour and 20 minutes.

For information on accessible rail, visit Accessible Travel at First Scotrail

For timetables and tickets:

Bus from airport to Glasgow Queen Street Station – visit First Glasgow

Train from Glasgow Queen Street Station to Dundee – visit First Scotrail

 

By Road, planning to drive to Dundee,

Kirkcaldy is around 45 minutes away, Edinburgh and Glasgow are 70 and 90 minutes away respectively,

By road, plan your road trip to our region, Edinburgh is 90 minutes away by car,

Manchester is five hours away, Sheffield and Nottingham around 6/7 hours away, while Cardiff and Guildford are around nine hours drive.

It’s easy to see journey times and routes using AA Route Planner while you’ll find Live

It’s easy to see journey times and routes using AA Route Planner while you’ll find Live

traffic news, 24 hours a day, from AA Roadwatch.

 

By rail, Dundee is easy to reach by train

By rail, Dundee is easy to reach by train so make tracks for our region using the rail

network.  Edinburgh is one hour 15 minutes away, Birmingham is 5 hours 45 minutes

away and London is 6 and a half hours away.  Train journeys can be planned and

to book online: visit the Trainline or Scotrail.

Edinburgh is one hour 15 minutes away, Manchester is 5 hours 45 minutes away and London is 6 and a half hours away.  Train journeys can be planned and booked online: visit the Trainline or Scotrail.

For information on accessible travel with First Scotrail, visit Scotrail.

 

 

PUBLIC TRANSPORT WITHIN THE CITY

On the Xplore Dundee network, attendees can hop on the No. 28 bus from Dundee city centre (picking up on Whitehall Street, Nethergate or West Marketgait) to Liff Road.

Passengers should disembark at Kingsburn Gardens (next to the Church of Latter Day Saints), where a pedestrian route via an underpass will take you to Camperdown Leisure Park where Dundee Ice Arena is located.  The bus journey will take approximately 15 minutes, with a 5 minute walk to the venue.

A selection of tickets are available (prices and ticket types subject to change):

Day Saver  –  Adult £4.40 | Child £3.30

Group Saver  –  up to five people together all day £11.00

Week Saver  –  Adult £16.00 | Child £11.50

10-Trip Saver  –  10 x one-way journeys, app-only Adult £22.00 | £15

Other tickets are available to suit flexible travel needs and can be perused online at xploredundee.com or in the Xplore Dundee app

For an up-to-date timetable and more information on maps, fares and tickets available,

please visit Xplore Dundee

Additionally Stagecoach run a bus route to Coupar Angus/Blairgowrie, route 59, which frequently passes the Dundee Ice Arena on the Coupar Angus Road.

Exit or enter the bus between Faraday Street and Kingsway at Camperdown, when arriving or leaving the Dundee Ice Arena, which is just a short walk away.

Pick up coming to Dundee Ice Arena is from Dundee Bus Station in Seagate via Lochee High Street with multiple stops in between.

Accessible Travel

Many public transport operators (including Xplore Dundee) from buses and trains to planes and ferries recognise the Thistle Assistance card scheme. The card and app are free to use for anyone who needs it for one journey or purpose, or use it every day.

It encompasses a range of disabilities and impairments, also useful during pregnancy, or if you have temporary mobility issues, when some extra thought and care are appreciated.

Accommodation within Dundee

Woodlands Hotel – Our partner hotel

Just 20 minutes’ drive from Dundee Ice Arena, set in the picturesque area of Broughty Ferry and Barnhill.

As our partner hotel, hockey fans can also benefit from this partnership as the Woodlands Hotel are kindly offering discounted rates:

Double or twin room £75, King room £80, Family room with 3 or 4 guest staying £105,

Interconnecting rooms (can be king and twin or 2 twin rooms – maximum of 4 people) £130.

All rates are inclusive of breakfast Guest must quote DUNDEE STARS to get these rates. Youneed to call on 01382 4800333 to make the booking.

You can visit their website HERE to see all facilities and amenities.

 

Invercarse Hotel

Situated just 10 minutes’ drive from the Dundee Ice Arena.

Sympathetically furnished with just the right balance of traditional charm and contemporary comfort.

Once a former mansion house, the hotel has 68 bedrooms with dining facilities, conference, and event areas.

 

Enjoy the peace and tranquillity of a wonderful location, just minutes away from the city centre and close enough to public transport, rail, air, and road networks.

You can visit their website HERE!

 

Premier Inn Dundee North Hotel

Set within the Camperdown Leisure Complex, just a short walk from the Dundee Ice Arena.

Reasonable room rates available. Check out their website HERE.

 

Ibis Budget Dundee Camperdown

Set on the outskirts of Camperdown Country Park and ideally located on the Kingsway and just a few minutes’ drive and a walk from Dundee Ice Arena.

Budget room rates available. Check out their website HERE!

Parking at Dundee Ice Arena

Parking is available at Dundee Ice Arena, however, you are advised to arrive early to secure your space as parking is available on a first come first served basis. There is no charge for car parking.

Coaches can be parked at the Dundee Ice Arena, preferably to the North area of the building.

Driving in the UK

Please remember that driving in the UK is always on the left-hand side of the road.

Car hire is available from Enterprise

Advice on Driving in Scotland – courtesy of VisitScotland

You can find all the practical information and advice you need for driving in Scotland here, with details of speed limits, license and insurance, hire companies and how to plan your route.

Plan to extend your stay and explore Scotland

A warm Scottish welcome awaits!

Take the opportunity to explore Scotland, here are some examples of places to visit:

  • Edinburgh and Lothians – Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood Palace, the Royal Yacht
  • Britannia, Johnnie Walker Experience, The Old Town walking Tour, Sail to Inchcolm
  • Island
  • Perthshire – Blair Atholl Distillery, Blair Castle, Explore & walk The Hermitage, Water
  • sports on River Tay, Fishing on the Tay, Climb a Munro, Scone Palace
  • Fife – Walking tour in St Andrews, Kingsbarns Distillery, Explore the East Neuk (by car
  • or bicycle), Explore Culross, Private fishing, Play golf, Guided cycle tours
  • Angus – Visit to Glamis Castle, The Gin Bothy, Ogilvy Spirits, play golf on Carnoustie Links, visit the House of Dun, explore the Angus Glens and more.

Angus – Visit to Glamis Castle, The Gin Bothy, Ogilvy Spirits, play golf on Carnous

  • Further afield – Loch Ness, Loch Lomond, Culloden Battlefield and Cawdor Castle,
  • Speyside whisky tour, Fishing on the Dee and the Spey, Golf

Or you can explore the region of Dundee, Angus, Fife and Perthshire  – unpack

everything you need to enjoy the local delicacies, culture, heritage and adventure and

Or you can explore the region of Dundee, Angus, Fife and Perthshire  – unpack everything you need to enjoy the local delicacies, culture, heritage and adventure and plan your own adventure.

How to contact us

Please contact Dundee Stars if you have any queries about the games,

Email [email protected] or [email protected]

 

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