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from Edinburgh to Dundee

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

Our recommendation

To get from Edinburgh to Dundee on Nov 28 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:25AMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h33 09:58AMDundee, Seagate Bus Station
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$161One-way
Cheapest
05:20PMEdinburgh, Elder Street2h10 07:30PMDundee, Seagate Bus Station
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$101One-way
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09:08AMEdinburgh Waverley1h21 10:29AMDundee
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$181One-way
06:20PMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h28 07:48PMDundee, Seagate Bus Station
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$221One-way
11:20AMEdinburgh, Elder Street1h35 12:55PMDundee, Seagate Bus Station
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$161One-way

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Sat
Nov 27
$30Scotrail
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Sun
Nov 28
$18London North Eastern Railway
$10Megabus
Mon
Nov 29
$17Scotrail
$11Megabus
Tue
Nov 30
$15London North Eastern Railway
$10Megabus
Wed
Dec 1
$14London North Eastern Railway
$10Megabus
Fri
Dec 3
$16Scotrail
$11Megabus
Sat
Dec 4
$15London North Eastern Railway
$10Megabus
Sun
Dec 5
$16Scotrail
$11Megabus
Mon
Dec 6
$14Scotrail
$10Megabus
Tue
Dec 7
$11Scotrail
$11Megabus
Wed
Dec 8
$10London North Eastern Railway
$11Megabus
Thu
Dec 9
$14Scotrail
$11Megabus
Fri
Dec 10
$16Scotrail
$10Megabus
Sat
Dec 11
$15London North Eastern Railway
$10Megabus
Sun
Dec 12
$10London North Eastern Railway
$10Megabus
Mon
Dec 13
$13Scotrail
$10Megabus
Tue
Dec 14
$14Scotrail
$10Megabus
Thu
Dec 16
$13London North Eastern Railway
$10Megabus
Fri
Dec 17
$10London North Eastern Railway
$11Megabus

Travel Information between Edinburgh and Dundee

distanceDistance36 miles (58 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$10 - $17
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $10 (€9) • 1 h 28 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $17 (€14) • 1 h 8 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Scotrail

Travel 36 miles (58 km) by bus or train from Edinburgh to Dundee. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 8 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 trip are Megabus or Scotrail among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Edinburgh to Dundee.

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FAQs
What are the ways to get from Edinburgh to Dundee?

You can travel between Edinburgh and Dundee 2 different ways: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from Edinburgh to Dundee?

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

This is compared to other travel options to Dundee:

A bus is $7 (€6) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Edinburgh to Dundee costing on average $17 (€14).

What is the fastest way to get from Edinburgh to Dundee?

The quickest way to travel from Edinburgh to Dundee is by train, which takes on average 1 h 8 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 1 h 28 min   on average.

How many miles from Edinburgh to Dundee would I travel?

Dundee is approximately 36 miles (58 km) away from Edinburgh.

How many services a day are there to Dundee from Edinburgh?

The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to Dundee is:

  • Around 16 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Edinburgh and Dundee as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Edinburgh and in Dundee?

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Edinburgh, Elder Street and arrive in Dundee, Seagate Bus Station.
  • Trains mostly depart from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Dundee.
Who can get me from Edinburgh to Dundee?

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

  • You can travel by bus between Edinburgh and Dundee with Megabus, and you can find Megabus Edinburgh to Dundee tickets for $10 (€9) on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Edinburgh to Dundee with Scotrail. Cheap tickets can be found for $17 (€14) with Scotrail from Edinburgh to Dundee.
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Edinburgh to Dundee?
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!
How early should I buy Edinburgh to Dundee tickets online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Edinburgh to Dundee, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this trip is costing $10 (€9) one way on average.
  • A train ticket costs $17 (€14) one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Edinburgh to Dundee tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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