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Trains to Dundee overlook the distant Kingdom of Fife and glide into the city along Scotland’s longest river, the River Tay, famous for its popular wildlife and watersports. Scotland’s fourth-largest city is equally as fascinating.

Built in 1878 as part of the Tay Rail Bridge project, Dundee station is located in the south end of Camperdown tunnel, which passes beneath the town's former dockyard. Visitors should take the time to visit the Discovery Point Visitor Centre over the river and marvel at Captain Scott’s famous Antarctic expedition ship, RRS Discovery, and dip into the city’s famous seafaring history. Also, a good choice for visitors is the glass-fronted Overgate shopping centre and Dundee Contemporary Arts Centre – both five minutes’ walk from the station.

Station details & facilities

Trains to Dundee station

Dundee train station is mainly served by ScotRail trains, which connect Aberdeen to Dundee in 1h 22m, Edinburgh to Dundee in 1h 25m and Arbroath to Dundee in 22m. Need more information on how to get to Dundee by train? Check out our dedicated page to trains to Dundee.

Dundee train station departures and arrivals

Want to know when your next train from/to Dundee station departs? Scroll down this page and click on the ‘Departures’ tab if you want to check all trains departing from Dundee railway station or click on the ‘Arrivals’ tab for more information about all services arriving into Dundee.

Dundee train station has a ticket office, automatic ticket machine and a WHSmith in the main ticket hall and four step-free platforms. Beyond the automatic ticket gates is a Pumpkin Cafe and Tay Cafe Bar, and the toilets can be found at the end of platform 2. There is a taxi stand outside the station building, and the main bus interchange is a five-minute walk away.

Dundee train station parking

Dundee train station has one car park, where only short-stay car parking is allowed. The car park has 10 available spaces and can be found at Springs Gardens.

Hotels near Dundee train station

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Frequently asked questions

Is Dundee station open?

Dundee station is open every day that services are running to and from the station. The station usually opens just before the first train of the day leaves and then closes after the last train departs. Ticket office opening hours may vary.

Are trains running today from Dundee station?

Trains arrive into and depart from Dundee station almost every day, although there may be fewer services during the weekends and bank holidays. Check our live train times for up-to-date information on trains running to and from Dundee.

Are there toilets at Dundee station?

Yes, there are toilets available to use at Dundee station.

Are dogs allowed at Dundee station?

Yes, dogs are allowed at Dundee station, but they should be kept on a lead or in a pet carrier at all times.

Departures and arrivals from Dundee

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Dundee station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Edinburgh (Waverley)ScotRail12:402On time
to AberdeenScotRail12:424Late
to Glasgow Queen StreetScotRail12:551Late
to AberdeenScotRail13:074On time
to Glasgow Queen StreetScotRail13:103On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Edinburgh (Waverley)ScotRail12:414Late
from Glasgow Queen StreetScotRail12:483On time
from AberdeenScotRail12:541Late
from Glasgow Queen StreetScotRail13:064On time
from AberdeenScotRail13:161On time
† Average savings on advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.

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