Glasgow to Dundee train

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Cheap train tickets from Glasgow to Dundee

Showing times and prices for 13 Apr

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

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Scotrail
08:101h29
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
09:39Dundee station (DEE)
£381One-way
0 changes
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Scotrail
09:081h38
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
10:46Dundee station (DEE)
£381One-way
0 changes
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Scotrail
08:411h29
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
10:10Dundee station (DEE)
£381One-way
0 changes
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Scotrail
09:411h27
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
11:08Dundee station (DEE)
£381One-way
0 changes
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Scotrail
08:451h56
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
10:41Dundee station (DEE)
£381One-way
1 change

Train timetableGlasgow to Dundee

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, 13 April
Scotrail
08:101h29
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
09:39Dundee station (DEE)
0 changes
Scotrail
08:411h29
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
10:10Dundee station (DEE)
0 changes
Scotrail
08:451h56
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
10:41Dundee station (DEE)
1 change
Scotrail
09:081h38
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
10:46Dundee station (DEE)
0 changes
Scotrail
09:411h27
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
11:08Dundee station (DEE)
0 changes
Scotrail
10:111h39
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
11:50Dundee station (DEE)
0 changes

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Train times from Glasgow to Dundee

Showing times and prices for 13 Apr

Fastest Journey

1 h 27 m

Average

1 h 36 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

104 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Glasgow for Dundee every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Scotrail
09:411h27
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
11:08Dundee station (DEE)
£381One-way
0 changes
Scotrail
08:101h29
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
09:39Dundee station (DEE)
£381One-way
0 changes
Scotrail
08:411h29
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
10:10Dundee station (DEE)
£381One-way
0 changes
Scotrail
09:081h38
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
10:46Dundee station (DEE)
£381One-way
0 changes
Scotrail
10:111h39
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
11:50Dundee station (DEE)
£381One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Glasgow to Dundee

distanceDistance64 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 23 min
priceAverage train ticket price£27 (€31)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 24 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesScotRail or East Coast

Trains from Glasgow to Dundee cover the 64 miles long route taking on average 1 h 23 min with our travel partners like ScotRail or East Coast. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £12, but the average price of train tickets is £27. Travellers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Dundee.

Train providers: ScotRail and East Coast trains Glasgow to Dundee

ScotRail and East Coast trains will get you between Glasgow and Dundee from £9. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

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.

Glasgow to Dundee train information with ScotRail:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 21 min
  • Cheapest Price: £9
  • ScotRail frequency: 25 a day

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. 

FAQs: Glasgow to Dundee train

FAQs: Travel by train from Glasgow 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 Glasgow to Dundee.
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Cheap train tickets from Glasgow to Dundee can start from as little as £12 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Glasgow to Dundee is £27; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time between Glasgow and Dundee is on average 1 h 23 min   for the 64 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go from Glasgow to Dundee by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Glasgow to Dundee leaves at 05: 51. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Glasgow to Dundee leaves at 22: 15.
There are 25 trains a day from Glasgow to Dundee which require at least one change with ScotRail or East Coast. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the route from Glasgow to Dundee you can take a train with ScotRail or East Coast. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services from Glasgow to Dundee on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 22: 15.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Glasgow Central, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) 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 Glasgow to Dundee by train is November.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel between Glasgow and Dundee including taking a train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Glasgow and Dundee

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.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 09: 15 - 21: 30
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
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Bus pick up / drop off on Gordon St.
Glasgow Queen StreetWifiParkingAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for Glasgow Queen Street
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the bus stop on the bridge at Cathedral Street
Metro: Interchange station for SPT Subway
Glasgow Airport
Glasgow Central or Glasgow Queen StreetAccessibility
Amenities at station
AccessibilityAccessibility
Charing Cross (Glasgow)ShoppingParkingATMAccessibility
Amenities at station
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for Charing Cross (Glasgow)
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from Elmbank Gardens to the left of the station entrance
High Street (Glasgow)ShoppingParkingAccessibility
Amenities at station
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for High Street (Glasgow)
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off in front of the station on High Street
Queens Park (Glasgow)ParkingAccessibility
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for Queens Park (Glasgow)
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Victoria Road
Glasgow, Nithsdale Road
Glasgow, Telephone Exchange

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