Edinburgh to Dundee train

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Cheap train tickets and times from Edinburgh to Dundee

Showing times and prices for Jun 25

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

1 h 10 m

Average

1 h 18 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

58 km

Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to start from $23 with an average ticket price of $26.

The fastest train from Edinburgh to takes 1h 10m in comparison to an average duration of 1h 18m and covers a distance of 58 km.

6 trains that leave Edinburgh for every day with 6 travelling directly.

London North Eastern Railway
10:28AM1h17
Edinburgh
11:45AMDundee
$231One-way
0 transfers
London North Eastern Railway
02:30PM1h17
Edinburgh
03:47PMDundee
$231One-way
0 transfers
London North Eastern Railway
08:34PM1h19
Edinburgh
09:53PMDundee
$241One-way
0 transfers
Scotrail
10:58PM1h34
Edinburgh
12:32AMDundee
$311One-way
0 transfers
Scotrail
06:30AM1h12
Edinburgh
07:42AMDundee
$311One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Dundee

distanceDistance36 miles (58 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 10 min
priceAverage train ticket price$25 (€22)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesScotRail, East Coast, CrossCountry or Caledonian Sleeper

Trains from Edinburgh to Dundee cover the 36 miles (58 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 10 min with our travel partners like ScotRail, East Coast, CrossCountry or Caledonian Sleeper. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $14 (€13), but the average price of train tickets is $25 (€22). Travelers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Dundee.

Train companies: ScotRail, East Coast and CrossCountry from Edinburgh to Dundee trains

Travel to Dundee from Edinburgh from $14 (€13) with Omio’s train partners ScotRail, East Coast and CrossCountry! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular trip for you.

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.

Train information from Edinburgh to Dundee with ScotRail:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 10 min
  • Cheapest Price: $15
  • ScotRail frequency: 14 a day

FAQs: Trains from Edinburgh to Dundee

FAQs: Travel by train from Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh to Dundee.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Dundee can start from as little as $14 (€13) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Edinburgh to Dundee is $25 (€22); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Edinburgh to Dundee train travel time is 1 h 10 min   for the 36 mile (58 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Edinburgh to Dundee leaves at 5: 00 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Edinburgh to Dundee leaves at 11: 18 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Edinburgh to Dundee without having to change trains with ScotRail, East Coast, CrossCountry or Caledonian Sleeper. There are 16 direct trains from Edinburgh to Dundee each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
Take the Edinburgh to Dundee train with ScotRail, East Coast, CrossCountry or Caledonian Sleeper. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip between Edinburgh and Dundee as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, you can take a night train from Edinburgh to Dundee with Caledonian Sleeper. Find all the info regarding night trains in Europe.  

Passengers board the train most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley, which is located around 0.4 miles (727 m) 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.

A day trip to Dundee from Edinburgh is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 10 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Edinburgh to Dundee by train is November.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel between Edinburgh and Dundee including taking a train or bus.

Important Stations and Airports in Edinburgh and Dundee

Edinburgh
Dundee
The major railway station for departures from Edinburgh is Edinburgh Waverley. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Edinburgh Waverley for your journey from Edinburgh to Dundee.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59 | Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59
Public transit options for Edinburgh Waverley
Bus lines: 22, 30, 33, X22, X25, X37
Train lines: Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, LNER, ScotRail, Transpennine Express
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Waterloo Place, pick up across from Apex Hotel and drop off outside the Apex Hotel.
Metro: No metro available.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transit options for Edinburgh Park
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from Platform 2 bus stop, adjacent to Herminston Gate
Edinburgh GatewayWifiParkingAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transit options for Edinburgh Gateway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the bus stops outside the station
Edinburgh, Airport

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