The cheapest trains from Edinburgh to Dundee

Showing times and prices for 13 Jun

Cheapest

£15

Average

£16

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 Edinburgh to Dundee will cost around £ 16 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 15.

Cheapest
09:08Edinburgh Waverley1h21 10:29Dundee
0 changes
£151One-way
08:04Edinburgh Waverley1h14 09:18Dundee
0 changes
£181One-way

Timetable Edinburgh to Dundee

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sun, 13 Jun
08:04Edinburgh Waverley1h14 09:18Dundee
0 changes
09:08Edinburgh Waverley1h21 10:29Dundee
0 changes

This is the last train of the day.

Find all the dates and times for this journey

COMPARE Prices across different modes

Sun
13 Jun
£14London North Eastern Railway
£14Megabus
Mon
14 Jun
£14London North Eastern Railway
£8Megabus
Tue
15 Jun
£13Scotrail
£8Megabus
Thu
17 Jun
£13London North Eastern Railway
£8Megabus
Fri
18 Jun
£20London North Eastern Railway
£17Megabus
Sun
20 Jun
£11London North Eastern Railway
£8Megabus
Mon
21 Jun
£14London North Eastern Railway
£8Megabus
Tue
22 Jun
£13London North Eastern Railway
£8Megabus
Thu
24 Jun
£13London North Eastern Railway
£8Megabus
Sat
26 Jun
£10London North Eastern Railway
£8Megabus
Mon
28 Jun
£13Scotrail
£8Megabus
Thu
1 Jul
£13Scotrail
£8Megabus
Fri
2 Jul
£13Scotrail
£8Megabus

The fastest trains from Edinburgh to Dundee

Showing times and prices for 13 Jun

Fastest Journey

1 h 14 m

Average

1 h 17 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

58 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Edinburgh for Dundee every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 58 km distance in an average of 1 h 17 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 14 m .

The slowest trains will take 1 h 21 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.

Fastest
08:04Edinburgh Waverley1h14 09:18Dundee
0 changes
£181One-way
09:08Edinburgh Waverley1h21 10:29Dundee
0 changes
£151One-way

These companies trust us. We sell their tickets all in one place.

Virgin Trains
East Coast
Cross Country
Deutsche Bahn
Place to stay

Need a place to stay?

Sun, Jun 13
Total price for 1 nights, 1 adults
Top pick hotels
Entire homes & apartments

Find the best accommodation for you, with our partner Booking.com

View All
train

Journey Summary

Edinburgh to Dundee Train Information

Avg. Train Duration
1 hours 17 minutes
Train Ticket Price: £14
Trains depart from:Edinburgh
Trains arrive in:Dundee
Distance:58 km
Train Companies:London North Eastern Railway, Scotrail
Train companies

Train between Edinburgh and Dundee with CrossCountry

CrossCountry trains will get you from Edinburgh to Dundee from £13. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

CrossCountry

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between Edinburgh and Dundee you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Looking to travel by train between Edinburgh and Dundee? Omio can help you find that perfect journey with CrossCountry. Check Omio to see current CrossCountry train timetables, tickets, travel information and prices for the best deals on the Edinburgh to Dundee train and book CrossCountry tickets online quickly and easily. When taking a train from Edinburgh to Dundee, you can expect to travel 36 miles (58 km) one-way with CrossCountry. If you search for trains from Edinburgh to Dundee in the Omio app, you can check if the CrossCountry ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Whether you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train with CrossCountry, we do the work for you to get you safely to Dundee from Edinburgh. Book that perfect Edinburgh to Dundee train now with Omio and enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey with CrossCountry!

CrossCountry 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train from Edinburgh to Dundee are the following:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Trains from Edinburgh to Dundee

Scotrail provides most direct trains from Edinburgh to Dundee, with some additional connections available from Virgin Trains East Coast. The weekday schedule begins at 5:30 a.m and continues with departures roughly every half hour until the final train leaves the capital just after 11:00 p.m. Journey times vary from just over an hour to an hour and 45 minutes. Sunday services are less frequent, with a first departure from Edinburgh just after 8:00 a.m.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Edinburgh to Dundee?

Departure Station: Edinburgh Waverley The capital's main railway station has a very central position, well-served by regular trams and buses on nearby Princes Street, and by night buses and airport shuttle services from Waverley Bridge. Taxis are available from a rank inside the station concourse.

Arrival Station: Dundee Dundee railway station is located centrally, by the waterfront, about five minutes walk from the city centre. City buses depart nearby from stops on South Marketgait or Nethergate. There is a taxi rank by the main entrance.

Travel Tips

Trains from Edinburgh to Dundee
Travel by train to Dundee easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Edinburgh to Dundee.
FAQs
What is the cost of cheap trains between Edinburgh and Dundee?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains to Dundee from Edinburgh to cost as little as £13  in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket from Edinburgh to Dundee?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket from Edinburgh to Dundee is £15  one way.
What is the distance to Dundee from Edinburgh by train?
The Edinburgh to Dundee train distance is approximately 36 miles (58 km).
What is the average Edinburgh to Dundee train duration?
The Edinburgh to Dundee train duration is on average 1 h 17 min, which is to be expected when travelling 36 miles (58 km) from Edinburgh to Dundee. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
What is the departure train station in Edinburgh and arrival train station in Dundee?

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Edinburgh Waverley   and arrive in Dundee.

Where is the train station in Edinburgh? Where is the train station in Dundee?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Edinburgh Waverley and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Dundee most often arrive at Dundee and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city centre.

Which train providers can get me from Edinburgh to Dundee?
Take the Edinburgh to Dundee train with Scotrail, Cross Country or London North Eastern Railway. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route to Dundee from Edinburgh as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
When is the earliest train from Edinburgh to Dundee? When is the last train from Edinburgh to Dundee?
The earliest train for this journey departs from Edinburgh at 08: 00. The last train leaves from Edinburgh at 09: 28. Check Omio for the latest train times from Edinburgh to Dundee and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I buy train tickets from Edinburgh to Dundee for the best deals?
If you book Edinburgh to Dundee train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £15. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Edinburgh to Dundee. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Edinburgh
Dundee
Edinburgh Waverley
Amenities
Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.