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Trains from Edinburgh to Dundee

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*Based on scheduled timetable

Travel comfortably from Edinburgh to Dundee with CrossCountry. You can purchase Advance tickets even on the day of travel, up until 15 minutes before departure.

Taking the train from Edinburgh Waverly Station to Dundee Station is swift and enjoyable with CrossCountry. Arriving by train is one of the best ways to appreciate Dundee’s estuary setting. Travelling from Edinburgh, you’ll cross the Forth and Tay Bridges, which are two of Scotland’s most iconic engineering wonders. The journey takes approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes.

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CrossCountry Trains from Edinburgh (Waverley) to Dundee

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Travelling to Dundee

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Travelling from Edinburgh to Dundee

‘One city, many discoveries’. Set in a stunning location at the mouth of the River Tay on the east coast of Scotland, Dundee is one of the country’s most dynamic and vibrant cities. Mixing a captivating history with a fresh, modern look, the city of Dundee has arts and culture in abundance. Discover its ever-changing waterfront, visit galleries both old and modern, and enjoy its buzzing bar, restaurant and live music scene. Dundee has been named alongside Madagascar, Montenegro and Minneapolis in the Wall Street Journal’s list of top 10 places to visit in 2018; so, what are you waiting for?

Once you have arrived in Dundee

Onward travel: Taxis and Buses in Dundee

Dundee’s two major bus operators are Xplore Dundee and Stagecoach Strathtay, and both run regular services to the city and surrounding areas. A taxi rank is available at the station for those wishing to travel directly to their destination.

Shopping in Dundee

Due to the compact nature of Dundee, everything is within walking distance making it perfect for shopping. The city centre is largely pedestrianised, adding to its appeal. The Wellgate and the Overgate centres are the two big shopping centres in the city, which are linked by the High Street that are lined with all your favourites. If you are looking for something a little different, wander down the little roads where independent retailers live. For a bargain, visit the Forum Centre, which is a large indoor market full of cheap clobber and trinkets.

Culture in Dundee

Named as Scotland’s sunniest city, all the major attractions are condensed into one area making Dundee a delight to explore on foot. Music, history and culture play a big part in Dundee life and there’s lots for you to discover. Enjoy a show at the Dundee Rep Theatre, learn about the city’s history at the Verdant Works Jute Museum or visit the award-winning Contemporary Arts Centre. Had enough culture? Grab a drink and enjoy some live music in one of the city’s many music bars. If being outdoors is more your thing, take part in water sports off the coast of Angus or go hillwalking deep amongst the hills and valleys. Dundee holds UNESCO City of Design status, and wandering the city’s streets and appreciating the architecture is a wonderful way to spend a day.


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