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Train Information to Dundee from Manchester

distanceDistance207 miles (334 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 1 min
priceAverage train ticket price£91 (€103)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersFirst Transpennine Express

Trains from Manchester to Dundee cover the 207 miles (334 km) long route taking on average 5 h 1 min with our travel partners like First Transpennine Express. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £59, but the average price of train tickets is £91. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Dundee.

Travel Tips

Trains from Manchester 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 Manchester to Dundee.
What is the cost of cheap trains to Dundee from Manchester?
You can find a cheap train from Manchester to Dundee for some dates and times for as low as £59  one way in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket from Manchester to Dundee?
If you’re looking to book tickets for this trip in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Manchester to Dundee train prices are on average £91  one way.
What is the distance between Manchester and Dundee via train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Dundee from Manchester via train to be approximately 207 miles (334 km).
How long is the train journey to Dundee from Manchester?
While the time it takes to travel 207 miles (334 km) between Manchester and Dundee can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Manchester to Dundee is on average 5 h 1 min.
Which train station from Manchester to Dundee do I depart from? Which Dundee train station from Manchester do I arrive in?

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Manchester Piccadilly   and arrive in Dundee.

Where do I find the Manchester train station to Dundee? Where is the Dundee train station?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Manchester Piccadilly 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.

What train companies go from Manchester to Dundee?
When taking a train from Manchester to Dundee, you can count on First Transpennine Express for the best way to get you to Dundee. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Dundee from Manchester and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many train services per day are there between Manchester and Dundee?
The average number of trains departing Manchester for Dundee is 7 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When can I take the first train from Manchester to Dundee? When can I take the last train for the day?
The first Manchester to Dundee train departs at 07: 48   and the last train from Manchester to Dundee leaves at 09: 47. Check out the most up-to-date Manchester to Dundee train schedule on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How early should I buy train tickets from Manchester to Dundee to score the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this trip and save money. If you buy train tickets from Manchester to Dundee within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £91 one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Manchester to Dundee a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

The major railway station for departures from Manchester is Manchester Piccadilly. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Manchester Piccadilly for your trip to Dundee from Manchester.
Amenities at station
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales