How to get from Manchester to Dundee

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from Manchester to Dundee

You can get from Manchester to Dundee by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Manchester to Dundee on 11 Aug we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:30Manchester Oxford Road4h12 14:42Dundee
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10:30Manchester Oxford Road4h12 14:42Dundee
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10:50Manchester Oxford Road4h57 15:47Dundee
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08:30Manchester Oxford Road5h00 13:30Dundee
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08:51Manchester Oxford Road5h15 14:06Dundee
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Travel Information to Dundee from Manchester

distanceDistance207 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£2 - £128
fastestFastest modeTrain • £128 • 4 h 7 min
carriersPopular travel companiesTranspennine Express

Travel 207 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train between Manchester and Dundee. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Transpennine Express among others. Travellers can even take a direct train from Manchester to Dundee.

Travel Tips: Travel from Manchester to Dundee

Travel 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.

There are 4 ways to travel from Manchester to Dundee including taking a coach, flight, ferry or train.

A flight service offers the cheapest way to travel from Manchester to Dundee, which costs on average £2.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Dundee:

A flight is about £11 less than a coach, which costs on average £13 for this journey.

A flight is £126 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Manchester to Dundee costing on average £128.

The fastest way from Manchester to Dundee is by train with an average journey time of 4 h 7 min.

Other travel options between Manchester and Dundee can usually take longer:

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Dundee is approximately 207 miles away from Manchester.

The average frequency per day from Manchester to Dundee is:

  • Around 2 coaches per day.
  • Around 6 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Manchester and Dundee as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Manchester to Dundee:

  • Coaches mostly depart from Manchester, Coach Station and arrive in Dundee, Seagate Bus Station.
  • Flights mostly leave from Manchester Airport and tend to arrive in Dundee.
  • Trains mostly leave from Manchester Piccadilly and tend to arrive in Dundee.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Manchester to Dundee, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Transpennine Express for trains to Dundee. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Transpennine Express Manchester to Dundee tickets on Omio for £128.

Yes, there are direct routes from Manchester to Dundee with the following travel companies:

  • You can find a direct train to Dundee with.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Dundee tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this journey.

Your journey from Manchester to Dundee doesn't have to end in Dundee. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Edinburgh, London or Glasgow. If you’d like to add Edinburgh, London or Glasgow to your Manchester to Dundee trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Dundee today!

When planning your trip between Manchester and Dundee, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost £13 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average £2 one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average £128 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Dundee from Manchester online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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