Maps & directions to Scottish Borders Campus
Getting to the campus
Galashiels is easy to reach by car, with three major routes linking it to the north of England and central Scotland. Edinburgh is less than an hour's drive away, with Glasgow around 90 minutes. Newcastle and Carlisle are also close by.
You can get driving directions to the Scottish Borders Campus through the Google Maps website by entering your starting address or postcode below:
There are safe cycle routes to the Scottish Borders Campus from the town centre and surrounding area. You can plan your journey on the CycleStreets website.
A shuttle minibus runs between the Edinburgh Campus (main reception) and the Scottish Borders Campus (High Mill car park), twice daily on weekdays (excluding local holidays).
Space on the minibus is limited and priority is given to staff and students on programmes delivered at both campuses. Contact the Scottish Borders Campus reception to check availability and to reserve a seat.
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There is a well developed network of local buses, an hourly bus service to Edinburgh and a daily service to Newcastle and Glasgow. Public bus services around the town and to nearby cities (Edinburgh, Glasgow, Newcastle and Carlisle) are provided by First Buses and Munro’s of Jedburgh.
There are several taxi firms in Galashiels using ordinary cars (not black cabs), which are officially licensed and charge similar fares to black cabs. You can book in advance by telephone and most operate reduced fares for students travelling to and from the town centre and the University campus.
Train & air travel
Although there is no train station in Galashiels, there are stations at Edinburgh Waverley, Berwick-upon-Tweed and Carlisle and connecting bus services to Galashiels.
Air links are good with three international airports within two hours travel.
Getting around the campus
Download the Scottish Borders Campus map to help you find your way around the buildings on campus.