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The Byre Theatre is served by Car, Bus, Train and Plane, Cycle and Foot.

By Car – Dundee ( 13.6 miles A91) and  Edinburgh ( 51.7 miles A92 ). Please use KY169LA for your Satellite navigation systems

By Bus – express services from Dundee (Route X54) and Edinburgh ( Route X59) and extensive local network including Flexi Bus services

By Train – Leuchars station (5.8 Miles away ) , regular bus and taxi services join leuchars station and St Andrews

By Plane – Both Dundee and Edinburgh airports offer direct bus services from the airports to St Andrews.

By Cycle – Dedicated cycle routes in town and from Leuchars station allowing safe access to the theatre if traveling by train.

By Foot – The Theatre is situated within easy walking distance from the majority of local restaurants, hotels , beaches and parks.

The Byre incorporates a 216 seat auditorium , 100 seat studio theatre and room for 14 wheelchairs in Row K utilising flat floor access and removable seating. Full audio visual, theatrical and conference facilities on site. We have an overall capacity of 550 across all spaces. We are fully wifi capable using Eduroam and BT open zone hotspots.

We are accessed by two public entrances one from South street close,  the other larger main entrance on Abbey street has easier drop off areas for cars. We offer limited general parking but two disabled spaces outside the Abbey Street entrance with easy drop off lay-by and two spaces on the South street entrance but involves a short 5o yard walk to the entrance. All routes are wheelchair friendly.

A creative home for education, theatre skills, youth training and internships

Please note that both our venues offer a hearing loop system for every performance as required. Please ask at box-office upon arrival if you require a hearing loop pack if you do not have a compatible hearing aid.

We can also provide a relaxed meeting place with full restaurant, bar, and coffee shop, all with convenient opening times and late licences.

The theatre  is a vibrant hub for the community and serves as a focal point for the Arts in North East Fife. With a year round programme of events, shows, conferences, parties, music and learning. See our History pages to read about the Byre behind the scenes and through the years.

Byre Theatre is run by the University of St Andrews Ltd

© 2018 The University of St Andrews is a charity registered in Scotland, No SC013532.
College Gate, St Andrews, Fife KY16 9AJ, Scotland, United Kingdom. Telephone: +44 (0)1334 476161

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