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Recommended option

Car ferry, bus, train  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  2. Take the bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Buchanan Bus Station 923
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Dundee

$82 - $101

Cheapest option

Fly Belfast City to Edinburgh, train  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Edinburgh (EDI) BHD - EDI
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh Gateway to Dundee

$52 - $190

9 alternative options

Car ferry, bus  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  2. Take the bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Buchanan Bus Station 923
  3. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Broxden, Park and Ride M9 / ...

$63 - $88

Car ferry, bus via Dunfermline, Bus Station  •  8 h 29 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  2. Take the bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Buchanan Bus Station 923
  3. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dunfermline, Bus Station X27 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Dunfermline, Bus Station to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station X26

$69 - $83

Car ferry, train  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  2. Take the train from Stranraer to Ayr
  3. Take the train from Ayr to Glasgow Central
  4. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Dundee

$97 - $123

Car ferry, drive  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  2. Drive from Cairnryan to Dundee

$70 - $90

Fly Belfast (Aldergrove) to Edinburgh, train  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Edinburgh (EDI) BFS - EDI
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh Gateway to Dundee

$65 - $164

Fly Belfast (Aldergrove) to Glasgow, train  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Glasgow (GLA) BFS - GLA
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Dundee

$75 - $163

Fly Belfast City to Glasgow, train  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Glasgow (GLA) BHD - GLA
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Dundee

$67 - $179

Fly Belfast City to Aberdeen, train  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Aberdeen (ABZ) BHD - ABZ
  2. Take the train from Aberdeen to Dundee

$79 - $329

Fly Belfast (Aldergrove) to Newcastle, train  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Newcastle (NCL) BFS - NCL
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
  3. Take the train from Edinburgh to Dundee

$81 - $294

What companies run services between Belfast, Northern Ireland and Dundee, Scotland?

There is no direct connection from Belfast to Dundee. However, you can take the car ferry to Cairnryan, take the walk to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, take the bus to Buchanan Bus Station, take the walk to Glasgow Queen Street, then take the train to Dundee. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Belfast to Dundee via Cairnryan, Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, Buchanan Bus Station, and Broxden, Park and Ride in around 7 h 56 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Belfast City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $180
Flights from Belfast City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $160
Flights from Belfast City to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Train from Stranraer to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $23
Train from Ayr to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $14
Train from Edinburgh Gateway to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $21
Train from Aberdeen to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $27
Train from Edinburgh to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $23
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Aberdeen to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Edinburgh to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$29 - $45
Virgin Trains East Coast
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
Train from Aberdeen to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$18 - $28
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Edinburgh to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$16 - $25
1st Class
$30 - $45
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Broxden, Park and Ride
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Megabus UK
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dunfermline, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dunfermline, Bus Station to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$40
Small Car
$172

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Belfast and Dundee is 279 km.

The cheapest way to get from Belfast to Dundee is to car ferry and bus which costs £50 - £65 and takes 8 h 29 min.

The quickest way to get from Belfast to Dundee is to fly and train which takes 4 h 6 min and costs £35 - £150.

It takes approximately 7 h 47 min to get from Belfast to Dundee, including transfers.