The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Dundee to Edinburgh will cost around £ 19 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 12.
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Trains per day
Of the 5 train that leave Dundee for Edinburgh every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 58 km distance in an average of 1h 22m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 1h 9m .
The slowest train will take 1h 35m 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.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
1 hours 24 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||£15|
|Trains depart from:||Dundee|
|Trains arrive in:||Edinburgh|
|Train Companies:||London North Eastern Railway, Cross Country, Scotrail|
ScotRail and Virgin trains East Coast operate direct trains from Dundee to Edinburgh. The first service leaves Dundee just after 6:00 a.m. There are departures roughly every half hour for most of the day. The final train from Dundee leaves at 10:45 p.m. Journey times range from just over an hour to an hour and 35 minutes. Sunday services are less frequent, with a later departure time for the first train.
Departure Station: Dundee Station is located on the southern edge of the town, close to the waterfront and about ten minutes on foot from the town centre. Local buses stop at the main interchange outside the station on Greenmarket. Taxis are available from the forecourt rank.
Arrival Station: Trains from Dundee to Edinburgh arrive at Waverley station in the centre of the capital. Public transport options include bus and tram services from Princes Street and night bus and airport shuttles from Waverley Bridge. Taxis can be hired from a rank inside the station.