Thanks to Gopili, compare train ticket prices and find the best price to travel from Dundee to Edinburgh by train. Our service is dedicated to helping you find the cheapest Dundee to Edinburgh train ticket and gives you practical information: booking, next departures, timetables, fares, and good deals.
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Find cheapest tickets to travel from Dundee to Edinburgh by train, bus, ride sharing and plane. With the calendar below, choose the day you want to travel and easily find the cheapest price.
When are the next trains to Edinburgh?
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The table above only shows the remaining services for today and will display a maximum of 10 train departures.
Price of the train when booking in advance or at the last minute
The table above shows the best prices found in the past six months depending on how many time in advance the ticket is booked. Getting your train from Dundee to Edinburgh in advance can help you spend less for your train.
The cheapest tickets we found were from £8 when buying your train 2 months in advance which is 54% cheaper than the best ticket we found when buying your ticket on the day you're travelling.
Transport operators from Dundee to Edinburgh
The following table lists the various transport operators serving the route Dundee to Edinburgh.
Price barometer for train tickets covering this trip
The gopili price barometer gives the prices for a Dundee to Edinburgh train and helps you to know whether you are getting a good deal:
Average prices over the last 9 months based on user searches
ScotRail, the rail travel company, runs between Dundee and Edinburgh from £5, allowing you to travel without breaking the bank.
If you want cheap train tickets Dundee to Edinburgh, you've come to the right place. Here we share with you some tricks to get cheap train tickets.
Travel information for your train journey
Route Dundee to Edinburgh
|Arrival city||Edinburgh, Scotland|
|Departure city||Dundee, Scotland|
|Lowest train ticket price||from £5.00|
|Train operators for Dundee to Edinburgh||ScotRail|
The journey from Dundee, located in Scotland and Edinburgh, which is in Scotland is well served by trains. The trains are operated by the following rail operators: ScotRail.
There are 39 miles between the two cities and the average duration from Dundee to Edinburgh is approximately 1h29m. Travelling by train is often the fastest option to travel to Edinburgh from Dundee, and it's also more environmentally friendly than driving or taking the plane.
We found trains from £5.00 to travel in the next month. Prices may change depending on the day and hour of travel as well as how far in advance you book your ticket.
Many trains run from Dundee to Edinburgh, but there are also near stations served like for instance:
We compare train ticket prices for all major companies to travel from Dundee to Edinburgh by train and find the best price for you. Here are the best prices selected for the coming days to go to Edinburgh. Your Dundee to Edinburgh train ticket is just few clicks away!
|£7.10||MORE||06/04/2017||18:45||ScotRail||10 hours ago|
|£10.70||MORE||03/04/2017||18:22||ScotRail||14 hours ago|
|£10.70||MORE||09/04/2017||14:07||ScotRail||21 hours ago|
|£10.70||MORE||09/04/2017||21:21||ScotRail||21 hours ago|
|£10.70||MORE||29/03/2017||18:22||ScotRail||16 hours ago|
|£10.70||MORE||06/04/2017||13:32||ScotRail||10 hours ago|
|£10.70||MORE||03/04/2017||18:45||ScotRail||14 hours ago|
|£10.70||MORE||09/04/2017||17:21||ScotRail||21 hours ago|
|£10.70||MORE||29/03/2017||13:32||ScotRail||16 hours ago|
|£10.70||MORE||29/03/2017||18:45||ScotRail||16 hours ago|
Best price found for Dundee to Edinburgh train ticket for the next 30 days.
Departure and arrival for your train travel
Dundee train station
Edinburgh Waverley train station
Things to do in Edinburgh
We have created for you a list of 6 places that you can do in Edinburgh.
If you're travelling to Edinburgh for the first time and you do not really know the things that you can do during your time over there, we're here to help. Your itinerary will obviously depend on your availabilities as well as your areas of interest but the team at Gopili shares with you the well-known areas in Edinburgh.
Arthur's Seat is probably among the main tourist places for visitors. You can also plan to visit Holyrood Palace and Royal Yacht Britannia which are most of the time advised by the travellers who have already explored the city.
Another interesting area that you may want to discover is Gladstone's Land if you want to know more about this destination.
St. Giles' Cathedral is also a place that we will recommend you to see if you got enough time during your trip.
Finally, if you're still curious in discovering more about Edinburgh, National Museum of Scotland can be the last stage of your visit. While travellers may not consider it as the most interesting place to visit, it will enable you to get a complete view of the city and its history.
Train ticket types for your travel
Train tickets may look a bit difficult at first sight but it's simple to understand how it is working. To start, there are three principal rail tickets types applicable in the England for your train Dundee to Edinburgh: Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime tickets.
There are different ways to buy your Dundee to Edinburgh train ticket:
By booking your train tickets online, you can quickly compare train schedules and fares to save money. Almost all rail companies and online ticket retailers give the ability to do this. Once your ticket is bought, you will have a confirmation email with your collection number that you will bring with your card to collect your ticket at the station before your departure.
If you don't want to book your ticket on companies' websites, you can contact the train providers by telephone. Most of them have a call centre.
If you would like to book your ticket at the station, you are able to do it either by yourself via the self-service ticket machine as well as with an advisor. Please note some smaller stations might not benefit from all these services.
The easiest way to find cheap train tickets from Dundee to Edinburgh is to check online the fares from all rail operators. Gopili enables you to do it by comparing in one search the times and prices across all existing offers. If you need to make a journey back to Dundee later on, train tickets Edinburgh to Dundee are also available on gopili.
The easiest way to pay less on your Dundee Edinburgh train ticket may be to get a railcard. While regional railcards exist in some areas, National railcards enable you to save money on most rail fares across the country. Everyone is eligible to at least 1 of the railcard, even non-UK citizens. National railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Senior discount card, Two together discount card, Family and Friends discount card and Disabled persons railcard.
Why should I buy a railcard?
When purchasing a railcard, the idea is to make savings after several journeys. But is it really worth it when taking the train from Dundee to Edinburgh? Grab your calculator, considering:
A = the cost of the railcard (i.e.: £30)
B = average saving with the railcard (i.e.: 34%)
C = average price for a Dundee Edinburgh ticket (i.e.: £8.80)(1)
Initially, divide A by B: this will show you the budget from which the card will be profitable. You can now divide that number by C. You will see the minimum number of journeys needed across the year to start saving money.
In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£8.80 = 10. Your railcard will be worthwile after on average 11 trips from Dundee to Edinburgh (one way trip).
How much do I need to pay for a railcard?
The cost to buy a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to buy a 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to get 34% off most adult fares for one year.
(1)Average prices observed over the last 3 months for one way journey
|Train Journey||Average price without railcard(1)||With a railcard 34% off(2)||Saving based on a one-way trip||Number of return trips to pay off the cost|
|Dundee to Edinburgh train||£8.80||£5.86||£2.93||10.03|
(1)Average price observed over the last 3 months for one way
(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare