Edinburgh to Dundee train

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Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Dundee

Showing times and prices for 16 Apr

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Edinburgh to Dundee is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
London North Eastern Railway
14:301h17
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
15:47Dundee station (DEE)
£141One-way
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
10:281h17
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
11:45Dundee station (DEE)
£161One-way
0 changes
Scotrail
08:011h33
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
09:34Dundee station (DEE)
£291One-way
0 changes
Scotrail
10:001h29
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
11:29Dundee station (DEE)
£291One-way
0 changes
Scotrail
11:001h28
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
12:28Dundee station (DEE)
£291One-way
0 changes

Train timetableEdinburgh to Dundee

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, 16 April
Scotrail
08:011h33
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
09:34Dundee station (DEE)
0 changes
Scotrail
08:301h16
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
09:46Dundee station (DEE)
0 changes
Scotrail
09:001h29
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
10:29Dundee station (DEE)
0 changes
Scotrail
09:301h10
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
10:40Dundee station (DEE)
0 changes
Scotrail
10:001h29
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
11:29Dundee station (DEE)
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
10:281h17
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
11:45Dundee station (DEE)
0 changes
Scotrail
11:001h28
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
12:28Dundee station (DEE)
0 changes
Scotrail
11:301h10
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
12:40Dundee station (DEE)
0 changes
Scotrail
12:001h30
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
13:30Dundee station (DEE)
0 changes
Scotrail
13:001h31
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
14:31Dundee station (DEE)
0 changes
Scotrail
13:301h12
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
14:42Dundee station (DEE)
0 changes
Scotrail
14:001h32
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
15:32Dundee station (DEE)
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
14:301h17
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
15:47Dundee station (DEE)
0 changes
Scotrail
15:021h26
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
16:28Dundee station (DEE)
0 changes
Scotrail
15:301h10
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
16:40Dundee station (DEE)
0 changes
Scotrail
16:011h27
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
17:28Dundee station (DEE)
0 changes
Scotrail
16:301h11
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
17:41Dundee station (DEE)
0 changes
Scotrail
17:001h31
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
18:31Dundee station (DEE)
0 changes

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Train times from Edinburgh to Dundee

Showing times and prices for 16 Apr

Fastest Journey

1 h 10 m

Average

1 h 22 m

Trains per day

18

Distance

58 km

Of the 18 trains that leave Edinburgh for Dundee every day 18 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Scotrail
15:301h10
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
16:40Dundee station (DEE)
£291One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Scotrail
09:301h10
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
10:40Dundee station (DEE)
£291One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Scotrail
11:301h10
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
12:40Dundee station (DEE)
£291One-way
0 changes
Scotrail
16:301h11
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
17:41Dundee station (DEE)
£291One-way
0 changes
Scotrail
13:301h12
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
14:42Dundee station (DEE)
£291One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Dundee

distanceDistance36 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 10 min
priceAverage train ticket price£19 (€21)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersScotRail, East Coast, CrossCountry or Caledonian Sleeper

Trains from Edinburgh to Dundee cover the 36 miles long journey taking on average 1 h 10 min with our travel partners like ScotRail, East Coast, CrossCountry or Caledonian Sleeper. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £9, but the average price of train tickets is £19. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Dundee.

Train providers: ScotRail, East Coast and CrossCountry trains Edinburgh to Dundee

For as little as £9 you can travel by train to Dundee from Edinburgh with ScotRail, East Coast and CrossCountry. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.

Scotrail is a train operating company in Scotland, providing rail services throughout the country. It operates a wide range of services, from commuter trains to long-distance intercity services. The company operates a variety of train types, including the Class 380, Class 385, Class 156, Class 158 and Class 170. These trains offer a range of onboard facilities, such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and comfortable seating. Scotrail also offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Off-Peak, and Anytime tickets. The most popular routes for Scotrail include Glasgow to Edinburgh, Glasgow to Inverness, and Edinburgh to Aberdeen.

ScotRail from Edinburgh to Dundee train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 10 min
  • Cheapest Price: £11
  • ScotRail frequency: 14 a day

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.

FAQs: Edinburgh to Dundee train

FAQs: Travel by train from Edinburgh 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
Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Dundee can start from as little as £9 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Edinburgh to Dundee is £19; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Edinburgh to Dundee train travel time is 1 h 10 min   for the 36 mile long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Edinburgh to Dundee leaves at 05: 30. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Edinburgh to Dundee leaves at 23: 18.
There are 16 trains a day from Edinburgh to Dundee which require at least one change with ScotRail, East Coast, CrossCountry or Caledonian Sleeper. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the best Edinburgh to Dundee train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with ScotRail, East Coast, CrossCountry or Caledonian Sleeper. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Edinburgh to Dundee to compare what amenities they may offer.
Yes, you can take a night train from Edinburgh to Dundee with Caledonian Sleeper. Find all the info regarding night trains in Europe.  

Passengers board the train most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley, which is located around 0.4 miles (727 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Dundee, located 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Edinburgh to Dundee by train is November.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to Dundee from Edinburgh including taking a train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Edinburgh and Dundee

Edinburgh
Dundee
The major railway station for departures from Edinburgh is Edinburgh Waverley. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Edinburgh Waverley for your trip from Edinburgh to Dundee.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59 | Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59
Public transport options for Edinburgh Waverley
Bus lines: 22, 30, 33, X22, X25, X37
Train lines: Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, LNER, ScotRail, Transpennine Express
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Waterloo Place, pick up across from Apex Hotel and drop off outside the Apex Hotel.
Metro: No metro available.
Edinburgh GatewayWifiParkingAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for Edinburgh Gateway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the bus stops outside the station
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for Edinburgh Park
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from Platform 2 bus stop, adjacent to Herminston Gate
Edinburgh, Airport

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