There are 7 ways to get from Inverness to Dundee by train, bus, night train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train via Perth  •  3 h 11 min

$30 - $50

Cheapest option

Bus Scottish Citylink  •  3 h 19 min

  1. M90 / ...

$26 - $41

5 alternative options

Bus Fishers Tours of Dundee  •  3 h 18 min

  1. 228 / ...

$41

Train  •  3 h 33 min

$50 - $65

Night train  •  3 h 26 min

$50 - $65

Night train, bus  •  5 h 2 min

  1. 57 / ...

$31 - $50

Drive  •  2 h 24 min

  1. 127 miles

$27 - $40

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

ScotRail operates a train from Inverness to Dundee every 3 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 2 h 13 min. Virgin Trains East Coast also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Fishers Tours of Dundee operates a bus from Inverness to Dundee 3 times a day. Tickets cost $41 and the journey takes 3 h 18 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Inverness to Perth
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from Inverness to Dundee
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $65
Virgin Trains East Coast
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Inverness to Perth
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$197
Sleeper Seat
$25 - $40
Bus operators
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Millburn, Morrisons to Dundee City Centre, Forum Centre
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
fisherstours.co.uk
Scottish Citylink
Stagecoach UK
Xplore Dundee
Phone
01382 201121
Email
travelcare@nationalexpress.com
Website
nxbus.co.uk
Bus from Perth, Bus Station to Dundee City Centre, Police Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
nxbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Inverness and Dundee is 135 km. The road distance is 203 km.

The cheapest way to get from Inverness to Dundee is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2 h 24 min.

The quickest way to get from Inverness to Dundee is to drive which takes 2 h 24 min and costs £20 - £30.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Inverness and arriving at Dundee. Services depart once a week. The journey takes approximately 3 h 33 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Millburn, Morrisons and arriving at Dundee City Centre, Forum Centre. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 18 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 11 min to get from Inverness to Dundee, including transfers.