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Travelling by train to the RRS Discovery is super-simple. The nearest railway station to the RRS Discovery is Dundee, which is served by Scotrail services throughout the day. It's just 2 minutes to the RRS Discovery on foot. Head out of the station and head towards the River Tay and you'll see the RRS Discovery ahead of you in no time at all.

The RRS Discovery is full of wonders for all to enjoy and you'll find it jam-packed with a fascinating historic collection that celebrates this world-famous Antarctic research vessel. Take a journey through time from her beginnings in Dundee into her amazing Antarctic expedition and her voyages thereafter by following in the footsteps of Captain Scott and his heroic team.

Visit the RRS Discovery website for opening information.


Whilst the current government advice is to only travel if your journey is essential, we will update this page as the situation changes. We will always provide official information on how to visit this attraction safely and responsibly by train.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:25 - 19:30
Saturday 06:25 - 19:30
Sunday 08:30 - 19:30
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Shops noteKiosk News agent Passport Photo Booth
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
Station Buffet notes
Coffee shop
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Arrival screens
  • Departure screens
Baby changeAvailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer Service notes
Customer help pointsAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
EverydayOpen 24 hours
Carpark nameShort Stay Car Park
Carpark operatorLocal Council
Car parking spaces9
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces21
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVUnavailable
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

Stairs down or lift to all platforms. Level access to ticket office from street.

Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterAvailable

Departures and arrivals from Dundee

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Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to PerthScotRail06:521On time
to ArbroathScotRail07:051On time
to EdinburghScotRail07:094On time
to AberdeenScotRail07:244On time
to EdinburghScotRail07:371On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from PerthScotRail07:041On time
from PerthScotRail07:234On time
from ArbroathScotRail07:361On time
from ArbroathScotRail08:121On time
from EdinburghScotRail08:143On time
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