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|Avg. Train Duration:|
2 hours 35 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||£15|
|Trains depart from:||Glasgow|
|Trains arrive in:||Dundee|
Dundee, once renowned for jams and journalism, is now an important global centre for the digital games industry. Rail connections from Glasgow to Dundee are frequent, with direct trains making the trip from Scotland's largest city to the east coast town seven days a week. Journey times are around one hour and 30 minutes, with departures from very early morning to late evening. Indirect connections via Edinburgh increase the travel options to Dundee.
Scotland's national rail operator, ScotRail, provides direct trains from Glasgow to Dundee seven days a week. Indirect connections use ScotRail or Cross Country services from Glasgow to Edinburgh Haymarket, connecting with ScotRail trains to Dundee. There is an early morning connection with the Serco Caledonian Sleeper service to Dundee, although this requires a lengthy layover at Edinburgh.
The quickest connections on the 75-mile route north-east from Glasgow to Dundee are ScotRail's direct services taking one hour and 26 minutes to complete the trip. Most direct services take about five minutes longer, while indirect connections via Edinburgh Haymarket take around two hours to reach Dundee.
ScotRail's weekday schedule offers two direct trains from Glasgow to Dundee every hour for most of the day and an hourly train in the evenings. There is an additional indirect service via Edinburgh Haymarket every hour. The schedule begins just before 6:00 a.m. and the final train to Dundee leaves Glasgow just after 11.00 p.m. Sunday services are reduced, with fewer early morning departures and hourly direct trains during the day.
Departure train station: Glasgow Queen Street Station is on the eastern side of the city centre, with public transport links available on bus routes to George Square and North Hanover Street or Subway services to the adjacent Buchanan Street Station. The station has a pub, a fast food restaurant, a news vendor, ATMs and taxi stands.
Arrival train station: Dundee Station is situated on the south side of central Dundee, with numerous local bus services stopping by the main entrance. Facilities at the station include a coffee shop, a news vendor, free WiFi and taxi stands.