Edinburgh to Dundee by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Edinburgh to Dundee by train
Fast trains from Edinburgh to Dundee take around 1 hour and 3 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 58 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Dundee.
1. Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Dundee?
Direct trains from Edinburgh to Dundee have been found.
We usually find around 68 direct trains on the route from Edinburgh to Dundee every weekday.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 49 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Edinburgh to Dundee?
The Edinburgh to Dundee train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 3 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Edinburgh to Dundee train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Dundee is usually scheduled to depart Edinburgh around 05:30 and the last train is around 23:10.
This is the same at the weekend.
What's the Edinburgh to Dundee train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Edinburgh to Dundee are $6.29.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $9 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $13. 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 Edinburgh to Dundee 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 Edinburgh to Dundee by train.
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Which train companies operate between Edinburgh and Dundee?
More than one train company operates on the route from Edinburgh to Dundee, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- 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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