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There are 6 ways to get from Dundee to Dunrobin Castle by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  6h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Dundee City Centre, Murraygate to Millburn, Morrisons 228
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Golspie, Dunrobin Station X99

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Train, bus  •  6h 13m

  1. Take the train from Perth to Inverness
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Golspie, Dunrobin Station X99

Train  •  6h 56m

  1. Take the train from Dundee to Inverness
  2. Take the train from Inverness to Dunrobin Castle

Train via Perth  •  7h 3m

  1. Take the train from Perth to Inverness
  2. Take the train from Inverness to Dunrobin Castle

Bus, train  •  8h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Perth, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station M91
  2. Take the train from Inverness to Dunrobin Castle

Drive  •  3h 22m

  1. Drive from Dundee to Dunrobin Castle 177.1 miles

Dundee to Dunrobin Castle by train, bus and walk

The journey time between Dundee and Dunrobin Castle is around 5h 26m and covers a distance of around 192 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 30m. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 43m. Services are operated by First ScotRail Service, LNER and Stagecoach Highlands. Typically 12 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
3h 56m
Layover time:
1h 30m
Total time:
5h 26m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
4h 43m
Journey distance:
192 miles
Services per week:
12
Cheapest price:
£38
Carbon emissions:
22 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
10:55
Last service departs at:
12:16

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Dundee to Dunrobin Castle train, bus and walk schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Dundee to Dunrobin Castle is to bus which costs £25 - £40 and takes 6h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Dundee to Dunrobin Castle is to drive which costs £27 - £45 and takes 3h 22m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dundee to Dunrobin Castle station. However, there are services departing from Dundee City Centre, Murraygate and arriving at Golspie, Dunrobin Station via Inverness, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 4m.

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No, there is no direct train from Dundee to Dunrobin Castle. However, there are services departing from Dundee and arriving at Dunrobin Castle via Inverness. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 56m.

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The distance between Dundee and Dunrobin Castle is 111 miles. The road distance is 177.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Dundee to Dunrobin Castle without a car is to bus which takes 6h 4m and costs £25 - £40.

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It takes approximately 6h 4m to get from Dundee to Dunrobin Castle, including transfers.

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Dundee to Dunrobin Castle bus services, operated by Fishers Tours of Dundee, depart from Dundee City Centre, Murraygate station.

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Dundee to Dunrobin Castle train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Dundee station.

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The best way to get from Dundee to Dunrobin Castle is to bus which takes 6h 4m and costs £25 - £40. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £50 - £170 and takes 6h 56m.

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Map of how to get from Dundee to Dunrobin Castle.
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  • Distance: 111.2 miles
  • Duration: 6h 4m

What companies run services between Dundee, Scotland and Dunrobin Castle, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Dundee to Dunrobin Castle via Millburn, Morrisons, Inverness, Bus Station, and Golspie, Dunrobin Station in around 6h 4m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Dundee to Dunrobin Castle via Inverness and Dunrobin Castle in around 6h 56m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Perth to Inverness
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£24 - £75
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£24 - £35
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£55 - £75
Train from Dundee to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£35 - £120
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£85 - £120
Train from Inverness to Dunrobin Castle
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£17 - £55
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£17 - £25
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£40 - £55
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Perth to Inverness
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£15 - £110
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£15 - £22
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £65
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£70 - £110
Bus operators
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Dundee City Centre, Murraygate to Millburn, Morrisons
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£16 - £23
Website
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Stagecoach Highlands
Phone
01856878014
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Golspie, Dunrobin Station
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
Stagecoach Highlands
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Perth, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£21 - £30
Website
Scottish Citylink

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Dundee to Dunrobin Castle bus services, operated by Stagecoach Highlands, arrive at Golspie, Dunrobin Station.

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Dundee to Dunrobin Castle train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Dunrobin Castle station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dundee to Dunrobin Castle is 177 miles. It takes approximately 3h 22m to drive from Dundee to Dunrobin Castle.

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