The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Dundee to Edinburgh will cost around £ 13 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 9.
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1 h 28 m
1 h 46 m
Buses per day
Of the 10 buses that leave Dundee for Edinburgh every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 58 km distance in an average of 1 h 46 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 1 h 28 m .
The slowest buses will take 2 h 8 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||36 miles (58 km)|
|Average coach duration||1 h 29 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£8 (€9)|
|Coach companies||Megabus or National Express|
Coaches from Dundee to Edinburgh cover the 36 miles (58 km) long route taking on average 1 h 29 min with our travel partners like Megabus or National Express. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this route for as low as £8, but the average price of coach tickets is £8. Travellers depart most frequently from Dundee and arrive in Edinburgh, Elder Street.
You can travel by coach from Dundee to Edinburgh with National Express for as low as £8. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
National Express is the leading coach operator for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 coaches a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveller in mind. All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most coaches are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Dundee - Edinburgh coach: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.
National Express has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by coach to Edinburgh from Dundee:
There are a few coach stations in Dundee to start your journey from including Dundee, Seagate Bus Station and Dundee, Railway Station. In Edinburgh you have a few coach station options to choose from for your arrival including Edinburgh, Elder Street, Edinburgh, North Bridge and Edinburgh, York Place (Stop YJ).
Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Dundee and arrive in Edinburgh, Elder Street.
Passengers board the coach most frequently from Dundee, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Edinburgh, Elder Street, located 0.6 miles (881 m) away from the city centre.
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