Trains from Manchester to Dundee

Manchester to Dundee train information

Manchester Dundee train map

Train duration 5h13m
Arrival Dundee, Scotland
Departure Manchester, England
Distance 211 Miles
  • There are several rail providers across the UK & Europe. By searching for your ticket on gopili, you will be able to see the trains connecting Manchester in England to Dundee in Scotland as well as the rail company for this route.
  • Using the train is a quick and convenient way to get to Dundee from Manchester. The average journey time from Manchester to Dundee is 5h13m to cover the 211 miles.
  • Depending how much time in advance you book your ticket as well as when you travel, the price of the ticket will vary.

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Manchester - Dundee: the best time to book cheap trains

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Overall, the earlier you purchase your ticket, the cheaper it gets but there can be some exceptions. We gathered the offers from the past 6 months in order to understand the best time to book your train tickets Manchester to Dundee. The results show that booking your train from Manchester to Dundee in advance is not always the best option.

We found trains at £54 when booking 7 days in advance whereas you will need to spend at least £91 if you buy your ticket 1 day in advance. Thus, according to our data, the best time to buy your train ticket is 7 days in advance as it is 41% cheaper than 1 day in advance.

Best prices for Manchester to Dundee trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Manchester and Dundee by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Dundee to Manchester and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

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Discount Manchester - Dundee train tickets

National Railcards can offer great value for money if you're travelling by train. Depending on your age and your situation, you can get one of the five existing railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can help you save money for your Manchester Dundee train ticket.

The main benefit of purchasing a railcard is that you only need a few trips to break even.

You will need to buy at least £88 of train tickets in a year for the railcard to be worth the investment. It corresponds to the price of the card, thirty pounds, divided by the saving, thirty four percent. On every train that you purchase after that, you will spare money.

For instance, train tickets from Manchester to Dundee cost on average £50.00 (1). When dividing £88 by £50.00 (£88/£50.00 = 1.76), you can see that after only 2 one way trips from Dundee to Manchester, the card will have paid for itself.

The price to purchase a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to get the 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to save 34% off most train fares for one year.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 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
Manchester to Dundee train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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