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Dundee to London Kings Cross by train

It takes an average of 6h 19m to travel from Dundee to London Kings Cross by train, over a distance of around 359 miles (578 km). There are normally 6 trains per day travelling from Dundee to London Kings Cross and tickets for this journey start from £48.50 when you book in advance.

First train

08:08

Last train

16:10

Departure station

Dundee

Arrival station

London Kings Cross

Journey time

From 5h 39m

Distance

359 miles (578 km)

Frequency

6 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Price

From £48.50

Train operators

London North Eastern Railway

Travelling from Dundee to London by train

There's a direct train route from Dundee to London King's Cross, using London North Eastern Railway (LNER). On other routes, ScotRail will take you from Dundee to Edinburgh Waverley, then London North Eastern Railway (LNER) will take you the rest of the way.

All London North Eastern Railway (LNER) trains feature a buffet car called The Foodbar, usually located either in coach J or H. Here, you can purchase hot and cold food and drinks throughout the day. On most journeys, you'll also find a full drinks menu and an at-seat trolley service. If you travel in First Class, the food and drink are complimentary but subject to availability.

The train from Dundee to London takes you on an amazing journey, crossing the Lowlands of Scotland before heading into the Chiltern Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), followed by the Lake District. Make sure to grab a window seat in order to take in these stunning views.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Dundee to London Kings Cross? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Dundee to London Kings Cross take?

The average journey time by train between Dundee and London Kings Cross is 6 hours and 19 minutes, with around 6 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Dundee and London Kings Cross by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Dundee to London Kings Cross is 5 hours and 39 minutes.

How much does the train from Dundee to London Kings Cross cost?

Train ticket prices from Dundee to London Kings Cross can start from as little as £48.50 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Dundee to London Kings Cross?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Dundee to London Kings Cross without having to change trains. There are 6 direct trains from Dundee to London Kings Cross each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Dundee to London Kings Cross leave?

The first train from Dundee to London Kings Cross leaves at 08:08. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Dundee to London Kings Cross leave?

The last train from Dundee to London Kings Cross leaves at 16:10. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Dundee and London Kings Cross by train?

Trains travelling from Dundee to London Kings Cross cover a distance of around 359 miles (578 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from London Kings Cross to Dundee.

Cheap train tickets from Dundee to London Kings Cross

Train tickets from Dundee to London Kings Cross start at £48.50 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets.

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Consider a Season Ticket

If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for Dundee to London Kings Cross is right for you.

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Advance adult single fare. Excludes booking fee. Prices seen by Trainline customers in the last 30 days. Availability limited.
† 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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