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Overview: Train from Glasgow to Dundee

distanceDistance64 miles (103 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 23 min
priceAverage train ticket price£29 (€33)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersScotrail

Trains from Glasgow to Dundee cover the 64 miles (103 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 23 min with our travel partners like Scotrail. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £29, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £29. Travellers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Dundee.

Trains from Glasgow to Dundee

There are 32 trains departing Glasgow bound for Dundee each day. ScotRail operates the majority of these trains with 30 services, and LNER operates the other two. Trains operate from about 6:00 a.m. until about 11:00 p.m.. each day. The journey from Glasgow to Dundee takes between one and two hours to complete.

Glasgow to Dundee Train Times: Daily departures

There are 32 trains departing Glasgow for Dundee each day. The first of these departures is at just before 6:00 a.m., and the last at just after 11:00 p.m. Trains operate at hourly intervals at the minimum, and more frequently over peak periods.

How long is the journey by train from Glasgow to Dundee?

The journey between Glasgow and Dundee takes between one and two hours to complete. Of these, 12 of the ScotRail trains bound for the Dundee station make an additional trip after that, to the Broughton Ferry station, also in Dundee. This latter trip takes around five minutes.

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

Departure train station: All trains from Glasgow to Dundee depart from the Queen Street station. The station is very central, located near Glasgow's George Square. The facilities at the station are limited but do include coffee and convenience shops. Provision has been made for disabled access and wheelchairs are available if required. Car parking is available, but not storage for bicycles. A taxi rank is situated outside the station, and an express bus service is available to reach the airport. 

Arrival train station: Trains from Glasgow to Dundee arrive mostly at Dundee Station, but some go through to the Broughton Ferry station. Dundee Station is about one mile from Dundee city centre. The city centre is easily accessible on foot, but buses are also available. The University of Dundee is also within walking distance of the station. The station has a coffee shop and convenience stores. Disabled access has been provided with plenty of step-free access and wheelchairs are available if required. 

The Broughton Ferry station serves the area of Broughton Ferry in Dundee. The station is situated close to shops and restaurants. It is a small station with no food or convenience facilities. There is a taxi rank and a bus station outside the station as well as an adequate carpark. The station has step-free access for passengers with limited mobility, but wheelchairs are not available.

 Which train companies travel from Glasgow to Dundee?

ScotRail provides the majority of train trips from Glasgow to Dundee. LNER provides two trips each day.

 ScotRail Glasgow to Dundee

ScotRail offers 21 direct trips between Glasgow and Dundee each day. Of these, 12 stop at Dundee station and then go on to Broughton Ferry station, also in Dundee. In addition, ScotRail operates three trips requiring one transfer to Broughton Ferry station and six trips requiring one transfer to Dundee station. In total, there are 30 departures bound for Dundee operated by ScotRail each day. The earliest of the trains departs just before 6:00 a.m. and the latest service departs at just after 11:00 p.m. Trains operate at hourly intervals at the very minimum, with a higher frequency at peak times.

LNER Glasgow to Aberdeen

LNER operates two trains between Glasgow and Dundee, both requiring one transfer at Edinburgh's Haymarket station.

 Glasgow to Dundee Trains: Services on board

Standard and first-class travel is available on trains from Glasgow to Dundee from both operators working this route. First-class travel offers passengers larger seats in quieter coaches. A food service is on offer via a trolley on the train. Drinking of alcohol is not permitted on most trains.

ScotRail and LNER allow each passenger one piece of hand luggage and two standard suitcases. Bicycles, prams and wheelchairs may be brought on board as long as they are folded and stowed away. Passengers are permitted to be accompanied by their domestic animals on leads or in a cage, with a limit of two animals per person allowed free of charge. Additional animals are charged at half a passenger fare each.

 Disabled assistance is available but should be arranged prior to travel.

How do I find cheap train tickets from Glasgow to Dundee?

It is best to purchase tickets for train travel between Glasgow and Dundee online, through a booking site such as Omio. Being flexible with date and time of travel can lead to large discounts during off-peak times. It is worth considering group travel, with substantial discounts (up to 30%) offered for travel by groups of 10 or more people. 

Travel Tips: Trains from Glasgow to Dundee

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FAQs

What is the cost of cheap trains to Dundee from Glasgow?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train between Glasgow and Dundee for as little as £29  in the next 7 days.

How much does the train from Glasgow to Dundee cost on average?

If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Glasgow to Dundee train price to come in at an average of £29  one way.

What is the distance by train from Glasgow to Dundee?

The distance between Glasgow and Dundee by train is approximately 64 miles (103 km).

How long is the train from Glasgow to Dundee?

The Glasgow to Dundee train duration is on average 1 h 23 min, which is to be expected when travelling 64 miles (103 km) from Glasgow to Dundee. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

Which train station from Glasgow to Dundee do I depart from? Which Dundee train station from Glasgow do I arrive in?

Omio customers book a train from Glasgow Central   to Dundee   most frequently for this route.

Where is the train station in Glasgow to go to Dundee? Where is the train station in Dundee located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Glasgow Central, is located 0.5 miles (757 m) from the city centre of Glasgow.

The most popular arrival train station, Dundee, is located 0.4 miles (562 m) away from the city centre of Dundee.

What train companies offer a service between Glasgow and Dundee?

Take the Glasgow to Dundee train with Scotrail. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip between Glasgow and Dundee as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many trains are there to Dundee from Glasgow a day?

On average, there are 12 trains a day from Glasgow to Dundee. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

What are the first and last departure train times from Glasgow to Dundee?

The first Glasgow to Dundee train departs at 08: 11   and the last train from Glasgow to Dundee leaves at 12: 00. Check out the most up-to-date Glasgow to Dundee train schedule on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

When should I book Glasgow Dundee train tickets to score the best deals?

You can find a train between Glasgow and Dundee to cost on average £29 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Glasgow to Dundee train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Glasgow
Dundee
The major railway station for departures from Glasgow is Glasgow Central. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Glasgow Central for your trip between Glasgow and Dundee.
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Public transport options for Glasgow Central
Bus lines: 6, 7, 18, 21, 75, 263, 267, 500 Airport Express
Train lines: West Coast Main Line, ScotRail, Avanti West Coast, LNER, TransPennine Express, CrossCountry, Caledonian Sleeper