Dundee to Edinburgh by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Dundee to Edinburgh by train
Fast trains from Dundee to Edinburgh take around 1 hour and 9 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 58 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Dundee and Edinburgh.
1. Are there direct trains from Dundee to Edinburgh?
Direct trains from Dundee to Edinburgh have been found.
We usually find around 68 direct trains on the route from Dundee to Edinburgh every weekday.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 43 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Dundee to Edinburgh?
The Dundee to Edinburgh train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 9 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Dundee to Edinburgh train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Edinburgh is usually scheduled to depart Dundee around 06:02 and the last train is around 22:48.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Dundee around 06:04, and the last at 22:48.
What's the Dundee to Edinburgh train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Dundee to Edinburgh are $9.82.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $9 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $14. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Dundee to Edinburgh train tickets?
Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance.
If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Dundee to Edinburgh by train.
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Which train companies operate between Dundee and Edinburgh?
More than one train company operates on the route from Dundee to Edinburgh, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Caledonian Sleeper
- East Coast
- London North Eastern Railway
- Virgin East Coast
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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