How to travel from Edinburgh to Dundee

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from Edinburgh to Dundee

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

Our recommendation
bus

To get from Edinburgh to Dundee on Jan 29 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:50AMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h35 10:25AMDundee, Seagate Bus Station
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121One-way
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08:50AMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h35 10:25AMDundee, Seagate Bus Station
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121One-way
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06:34PMEdinburgh Waverley1h18 07:52PMDundee
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151One-way
08:04AMEdinburgh Waverley1h14 09:18AMDundee
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171One-way
09:50AMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h35 11:25AMDundee, Seagate Bus Station
0 transfers
121One-way

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Travel Information between Edinburgh and Dundee

distanceDistance36 miles (58 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$10 - $13
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $10 (€9) • 1 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $10 (€9) • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 36 miles (58 km) between Edinburgh and Dundee. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $10 (€9). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Megabus among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Edinburgh to Dundee.

Travel Tips: Travel from Edinburgh to Dundee

Travel Tips: 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 Edinburgh to Dundee.
FAQs

There are 4 ways to get from Edinburgh to Dundee: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Edinburgh and Dundee is by taking a bus with an average price of $10 (€9).

This is compared to other travel options to Dundee:

Taking a bus is about $3 (€2) less than taking a train, which costs on average $13 (€11) for this trip.

The quickest way to travel between Edinburgh and Dundee is by bus, which takes on average 1 h 35 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Dundee by train can take on average 1 h 22 min.

You should expect to travel around 36 miles (58 km) between Edinburgh and Dundee.

The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to Dundee is:

  • Around 25 buses per day.
  • Around 29 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Edinburgh to Dundee as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Edinburgh to Dundee:

  • Buses most often depart from Edinburgh at Edinburgh, Elder Street and arrive in Dundee at Dundee, Seagate Bus Station.
  • Trains most often depart from Edinburgh at Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Dundee at Dundee.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Edinburgh to Dundee:

  • You can go to Dundee from Edinburgh by bus with Megabus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $10 (€9) with Megabus from Edinburgh to Dundee on Omio.

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

  • You'll find 24 direct buses a day to Dundee with Megabus.
  • You can check for a direct train to Dundee with Scotrail or London North Eastern Railway with 29 direct trains per day.

Direct services to Dundee tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Edinburgh to Dundee often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like London, Glasgow or Aberdeen. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Edinburgh and Dundee itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Dundee and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Bus tickets cost $10 (€9) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $13 (€11) one way.

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

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