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Dunbar station opened in 1846, and the railway helped the town develop as a seaside resort in the 19th century. Nowadays the transport connections make it popular for commuters to Edinburgh, with Waverley station just a twenty-minute train ride away. Other services to Dunbar include cross-country trains from Dundee, Glasgow and Aberdeen in Scotland, and Penzance, Plymouth and London King's Cross in England. The station is located south of the town centre and it is a five-minute walk from High Street, where you'll find shops, restaurants and a museum dedicated to the explorer and conservationist John Muir, who was born in Dunbar. Walk north from the High Street and you will come to the harbour, and the starting point of the John Muir Way coastal path. About a mile to the west of the town is the village of Belhaven, home to the historic brewery of the same name.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
  • Monday to Friday open from 05:55:00 until 21:30:00
  • Saturday open from 06:25:00 until 20:40:00
  • Sunday open from 11:15:00 until 21:30:00
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelThe staff is available at specific times. Please check at the station.
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Left Luggage Websitehttps://www.nationalrail.co.uk/
ShopsUnavailable
PostboxUnavailable
TelephonesAvailable
Station BuffetUnavailable
ATMUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Nearest station with more facilities
This is a Category A station. This station has step-free access to single platform. The Passenger Assist meeting point is at the Ticket Office Blue Badge parking bays: 6
ToiletsAvailable
Toilets notesThe toilets are located in the Booking Hall. The toilet facilities are only available during Ticket Office opening hours.
ShowersUnavailable
Baby changeAvailable
WiFiUnavailable
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer Service notes
We welcome your feedback, suggestions and ideas to help us to make changes that can develop and grow our business.
Customer help pointsAvailable
CCTVAvailable
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Carpark operatorScotRail
Car parking spaces76
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces48
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
Within car park
Cycle storage notesThere are stands available.
Step-free accessStep free access is available throughout the whole station.
Ramps for train accessAvailable
WheelchairsAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterAvailable
Accessible taxisAccessible taxis are available at this station, please see below for more information
Accessible taxis notes

Dunbar station has a small taxi rank but cabs only tend to meet key services. Advance booking is recommended. Consider using the following local operators:

There is no First Class lounge at this station.

Dunbar station has a single platform. There are two entrances: one through the main station building, where you will find the ticket hall, toilets and waiting room; and one directly onto the platform. There is an additional waiting room on the platform and there is step-free access throughout the station. The taxi rank can be found outside on Station Road, and there is a pay-and-display car park with 76 spaces.

Departures and arrivals from Dunbar

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Dunbar station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Edinburgh (Waverley)TransPennine Express08:282On time
to Edinburgh (Waverley)London North Eastern Railway08:562On time
to Edinburgh (Waverley)TransPennine Express09:561On time
to Edinburgh (Waverley)London North Eastern Railway09:572On time
to Edinburgh (Waverley)TransPennine Express10:382On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from NewcastleTransPennine Express08:262On time
from NewcastleLondon North Eastern Railway08:542On time
from NewcastleLondon North Eastern Railway09:542On time
from NewcastleTransPennine Express09:551On time
from NewcastleTransPennine Express10:372On time
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