Fastest journey2hr 30m
Travelling from Dundee to Inverness by train
The fastest trains from Dundee to Inverness take around 2 hours and 30 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 137 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Dundee and Inverness.
Journeys between Dundee and Inverness usually involve one change of train. We have found some direct departures on this route but these are less frequent than routes requiring a change.
We usually find around 21 departures on the route from Dundee to Inverness every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 28 departures. The duration is normally about 2 hours and 30 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
On weekdays the earliest train to Inverness is usually scheduled to depart Dundee around 06:50 and the last train is around 23:49. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Dundee around 06:50, and the last at 00:46.
Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.
When to book Dundee to Inverness train tickets?
The cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Dundee to Inverness are £14.30, and there isn't much difference in price depending on when you book.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around £14, and when booking 7 days in advance the price is usually the same. Booking on the day of travel may be more expensive.
Trains for this journey 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 Inverness by train.
Which trains operate between Dundee and Inverness?
More than one type of train operates on the route from Dundee to Inverness, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- 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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