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There are 11 ways to get from London to Dundee by plane, train, bus 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.

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Fly London City to Dundee

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Dundee (DND)

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Edinburgh
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Seagate Bus Station

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Fly London City to Edinburgh, train

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Edinburgh (EDI)
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh Gateway to Dundee

Fly London Heathrow to Edinburgh, train

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Edinburgh (EDI)
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh Gateway to Dundee

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Edinburgh, train

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Edinburgh (EDI)
  3. Take the train from Edinburgh Gateway to Dundee

Train to London Luton, fly to Edinburgh, train

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Luton
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Edinburgh (EDI)
  3. Take the train from Edinburgh Gateway to Dundee

Fly London Stansted to Edinburgh, train

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Edinburgh (EDI)
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh Gateway to Dundee

Fly London City to Glasgow, train

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Glasgow (GLA)
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Dundee

Train

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Dundee

Train via Sheffield

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Dundee

Drive

  1. Drive from London King's Cross to Dundee

London to Dundee by train

The train journey time between London and Dundee is around 6h 20m and covers a distance of around 451 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 38 min. The fastest train normally takes 5h 34m. Operated by LNER, First ScotRail Service and CrossCountry, the London to Dundee train service departs from London Kings Cross and arrives in Dundee. Typically 102 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
5h 42m
Layover time:
38 min
Total time:
6h 20m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
5h 34m
Train distance:
451 miles
Trains per week:
102
Cheapest price:
£59
Carbon emissions:
38 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:00
Last train departs at:
19:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London to Dundee train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from London to Dundee is to bus which costs £22 - £50 and takes 11h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Dundee is to fly which costs £90 - £220 and takes 3h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Dundee station. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Seagate Bus Station via Edinburgh, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 41m.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Dundee. However, there are services departing from London Kings Cross and arriving at Dundee via Edinburgh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 4m.

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The distance between London and Dundee is 364 miles. The road distance is 456.5 miles.

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The best way to get from London to Dundee without a car is to train which takes 6h 4m and costs £55 - £550.

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It takes approximately 3h 29m to get from London to Dundee, including transfers.

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London to Dundee bus services, operated by National Express, depart from London Victoria Coach Station.

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London to Dundee train services, operated by LNER, depart from London Kings Cross station.

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The best way to get from London to Dundee is to fly which takes 3h 29m and costs £90 - £220. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £55 - £550 and takes 6h 4m, you could also bus, which costs £22 - £50 and takes 11h 41m.

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Map of how to get from London to Dundee.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 363.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 29m

What companies run services between London, England and Dundee, Scotland?

Loganair flies from London Bank DLR to Dundee twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from London King's Cross to Dundee via Edinburgh in around 6h 4m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £330
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £240
Flights from London City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £360
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £180
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
£40 - £180
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £180
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £170
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
£55 - £170
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £190
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from London City to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£90 - £400
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £240
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£24 - £180
Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh Gateway to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £35
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £17
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£26 - £35
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£17 - £55
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£17 - £26
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£40 - £55
Train from Edinburgh to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £40
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£12 - £19
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£29 - £40
Southern Service
Phone
+44 3451 27 29 20
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£9 - £23
Website
Southern Service
Schedules at
Southern Service
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£9 - £13
Anytime 1st Class
£17 - £23
Train from London St Pancras International to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£40 - £130
Website
Southern Service
Schedules at
Southern Service
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£40 - £60
Anytime 1st Class
£95 - £130
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £24
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £20
Off-Peak Single
£12 - £18
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£16 - £24
Train from London St Pancras International to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£75 - £110
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£35 - £60
Off-Peak Single
£65 - £95
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£75 - £110
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£50 - £390
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£50 - £75
Anytime Day Single
£170 - £240
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£270 - £390
Train from Edinburgh to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£7 - £90
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £60
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£60 - £90
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£35 - £130
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£35 - £45
Anytime Day 1st Class
£90 - £130
Train from Sheffield to Dundee
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£140 - £340
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£140 - £170
Anytime Day 1st Class
£240 - £340
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
National Express
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£21 - £40
Website
Megabus UK
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Seagate Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £14
Website
Megabus UK

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Dundee Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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London to Dundee bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Seagate Bus Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Dundee is 457 miles. It takes approximately 7h 42m to drive from London to Dundee.

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Loganair offers flights from London City Airport to Dundee Airport.

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The best way to get from London to London City Airport is to train which takes 21 min and costs £1 - £5.

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