Travel By Rail

Rail is nearly always the fastest way to travel on land and no matter which direction you are travelling to Dundee and Angus from there is a multitude of sights to take in. Crossing the Tay Road and Rail Bridges give spectacular panoramic views of Dundee and the surrounding countryside. Or if you’re coming from the north, visitors have the chance to travel through Royal Deeside and Angus. Dundee has direct connections to Newcastle, York and London King's Cross, plus CrossCountry Trains services to Birmingham and the West Country of England. More frequent services run to Glasgow Queen Street, Edinburgh and Aberdeen.

The ScotRail Caledonian Sleeper links Dundee directly with London Euston, offering a cost effective alternative to domestic flights.

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Journey Times

Location Time
Aberdeen 1hr 15m
Edinburgh 1hr 25m
Glasgow 1hr 30m
London 6hr 25m
Perth 0hr 25m
Birmingham 5hr 45m

Rail Operators

Operator Phone No.
First Scotrails 0845 601 5929
Virgin Trains 08719 774 222
East Coast 0845 722 5333