The view looking to the right when approaching the Forth Bridge

How to travel by train from Edinburgh to Dundee

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Edinburgh to Dundee by train

The fabulous V&A Dundee museum is steps away from the city's station and it is just one reason to head to Dundee from Edinburgh by train.
Even if you have no interest in experiencing Dundee, if you happen to be in Edinburgh when the sun is shining and have an interest in engineering or landscapes, then jumping on a train is a fabulous means of spending a couple of hours.
That's because the trains from the Scottish capital to Dundee travel over the iconic Forth and Tay Bridges.

Routes you can take to go from Edinburgh to Dundee

When travelling between most cities by train there is only one logical option, though on other journeys there is a choice between different trains or alternative routes. If different options are available you can use the info to decide which is best for you.

Choose one of the following options:

Route Information

Travel Time (approx)

from 1hr 16min



Travel Info

Mon-Sat = 29 x trains per day
Sunday = 16 x trains
The Monday to Saturday schedules have been slightly reduced on the new timetable, so what had been a minimum of hourly service on these days of the week is now longer available, there can be gaps of up to two hours between trains.
Though in many hours there are two departures

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