There are 5 ways to get from Dundee to Arbroath by train, bus, night train, taxi or car

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Train  •  15 min

  1. Take the train from Dundee to Arbroath

$6 - $45

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Bus  •  31 min

  1. Take the bus from Seagate Bus Station to Arbroath, Bus Station X7 / ...

$8

Night train  •  21 min

  1. Take the night train from Dundee to Arbroath

$15 - $22

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dundee to Arbroath 17.5 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from Dundee to Arbroath 17.5 miles

$3 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Dundee to Arbroath is to drive which costs £2 - £5 and takes 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dundee to Arbroath is to train which costs £4 - £35 and takes 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Seagate Bus Station station and arriving at Arbroath, Bus Station station. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 31 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Dundee and arriving at Arbroath. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 15 min.

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The distance between Dundee and Arbroath is 16 miles. The road distance is 17.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Dundee to Arbroath without a car is to train which takes 15 min and costs £4 - £35.

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The train from Dundee to Arbroath takes 15 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Dundee to Arbroath bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, arrive at Seagate Bus Station.

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Map of how to get from Dundee to Arbroath.
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  • Distance: 16.2 miles
  • Duration: 15 min

What companies run services between Dundee, Scotland and Arbroath, Scotland?

ScotRail operates a train from Dundee to Arbroath hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $8 and the journey takes 15 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Stagecoach East Scotland operates a bus from Dundee to Arbroath every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $8 and the journey takes 31 min. Fishers Tours of Dundee also services this route every 4 hours.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Dundee to Arbroath
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $8
LNER
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Dundee to Arbroath
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$191
Sleeper Seat
$15 - $22
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Seagate Bus Station to Arbroath, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Dundee City Centre, Forum Centre to Arbroath, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
fisherstours.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Dundee to Arbroath
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Tay Taxis
Phone
+44 1382 450450
The Taxi Club
Phone
+44 1382 202727

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