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There are 5 ways to get from Letham to Dunkeld by bus, train, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Line 27 bus, train  •  3h 19m

  1. Take the line 27 bus from Letham, Kirkgait to Arbroath, Bus Station 27 / ...
  2. Take the train from Arbroath to Perth

£15 - £39

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Forfar, St John's Church to Dundee City Centre, Murraygate 20 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dundee City Centre, Murraygate to Birnam Hotel 226 / ...

£12 - £21

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Line 27 bus, train, line 23 bus  •  3h 59m

  1. Take the line 27 bus from Letham, Kirkgait to Arbroath, Bus Station 27 / ...
  2. Take the train from Arbroath to Perth
  3. Take the line 23 bus from Perth, Mill Street to Dunkeld, Royal Dunkeld Hotel 27 / ...

£15 - £35

Taxi  •  47 min

  1. Take a taxi from Letham to Dunkeld 37.2 miles

£85 - £110

Drive  •  47 min

  1. Drive from Letham to Dunkeld 37.2 miles

£5 - £9

Letham to Dunkeld by bus and train

The journey time between Letham and Dunkeld is around 4h 29m and covers a distance of around 66 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 15m. Operated by Stagecoach East Scotland and First ScotRail Service, the Letham to Dunkeld service departs from Letham, Kirkgait and arrives in Dunkeld & Birnam. Typically 43 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
4h 29m
Fastest journey time:
2h 15m
Journey distance:
66 miles
Services per week:
43
Cheapest price:
£15
Carbon emissions:
7 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:04
Last service departs at:
22:12

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Letham to Dunkeld bus and train schedules

Letham → Dunkeld
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The cheapest way to get from Letham to Dunkeld is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Letham to Dunkeld is to taxi which costs £85 - £110 and takes 47 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Letham to Dunkeld. However, there are services departing from Letham, Kirkgait and arriving at Birnam Hotel via Forfar, St John's Church and Dundee City Centre, Murraygate. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 20m.

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The distance between Letham and Dunkeld is 32 miles. The road distance is 37.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Letham to Dunkeld without a car is to line 27 bus and train which takes 3h 19m and costs £14 - £40.

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It takes approximately 3h 19m to get from Letham to Dunkeld, including transfers.

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Letham to Dunkeld bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, depart from Forfar, St John's Church station.

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Letham to Dunkeld bus services, operated by Fishers Tours of Dundee, arrive at Birnam Hotel station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Letham to Dunkeld is 37 miles. It takes approximately 47 min to drive from Letham to Dunkeld.

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  • Distance: 31.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h 19m

What companies run services between Letham, Angus, Scotland and Dunkeld, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Letham to Dunkeld via Forfar, St John's Church and Dundee City Centre, Murraygate in around 3h 20m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Arbroath to Perth
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£8 - £24
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£18 - £24
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Letham, Kirkgait to Arbroath, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Forfar, St John's Church to Dundee City Centre, Murraygate
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £6
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Perth, Mill Street to Dunkeld, Royal Dunkeld Hotel
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£3 - £6
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Forfar, St John's Church to Dundee City Centre, Murraygate
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Bus from Dundee City Centre, Murraygate to Birnam Hotel
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£6 - £10
Website
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Other operators
Taxi from Letham to Dunkeld
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
£85 - £110
Central Taxis
Phone
+44 1241 877 766
Website
taxisarbroath.co.uk
Brothock Taxis
Phone
+44 1241 873 107
Arbroath Taxis
Phone
+44 1241 430 430
Website
arbroath-taxis.business.site
Cathedral City Cabs
Phone
+44 7739 459 263
ABK Cabs
Phone
+44 1356 622 228
Links Cabs Carnoustie
Phone
+44 1241 853 853
Website
linkscabs.com
Barr Cabs
Phone
+44 1241 853 000
Website
barrcabs.co.uk
PJ's First Class Taxis
Phone
+44 1674 674 747
Website
pjsfirstclasstaxis.co.uk
Jeeny's Taxi
Phone
+44 1674 671 671
D B Taxis
Phone
+44 1674 676 656
Tele Taxis
Phone
+44 1382 825 825
Tay Taxis
Phone
+44 1382 450 450
Dundee City Taxis
Phone
+44 1382 204 060
Dundee 50 50 50
Phone
+44 1382 50 50 50

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