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  1. on time
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 3 estimated
    18:00
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 3 estimated
    22:19
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 2 estimated
    23:09
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 17 estimated
    00:41
    Dundee
    Platform 2 estimated
    on time
    Dundee
    Platform 2 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
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    London Kings Cross
    Platform 0
    19:00
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 0
    23:31
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 2 estimated
    05:30
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 14 estimated
    06:47
    Dundee
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    on time
    Dundee
    Platform 4 estimated
    1 change
    Super Off Peak
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    London Euston
    Dundee
    Platform 4 estimated
    0 changes
    Super Off Peak
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    London Euston
    23:53
    London Euston
    07:23
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 7 estimated
    08:01
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 16 estimated
    09:27
    Dundee
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    Dundee
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    1 change
    Super Off Peak
  5. London Kings Cross
    Platform 7 estimated
    06:12
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 7 estimated
    11:12
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
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    11:30
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
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    12:34
    Dundee
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    Dundee
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    1 change
    Peak
  6. London Kings Cross
    Platform 4 estimated
    07:00
    London Kings Cross
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    11:22
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
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    12:00
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 16 estimated
    13:22
    Dundee
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    Dundee
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    1 change
    Peak
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    08:00
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 2 estimated
    12:20
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
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    12:30
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 17 estimated
    13:35
    Dundee
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    Dundee
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    1 change
    Peak
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    09:00
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 8 estimated
    13:19
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 8 estimated
    13:29
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
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    14:36
    Dundee
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    Dundee
    Platform 4 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  9. London Kings Cross
    Platform 7 estimated
    Dundee
    Platform 4 estimated
    0 changes
    Super Off Peak
  10. London Kings Cross
    Platform 4 estimated
    11:00
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 4 estimated
    15:19
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 8 estimated
    15:30
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 15 estimated
    16:34
    Dundee
    Platform 4 estimated
    Dundee
    Platform 4 estimated
    1 change
    Super Off Peak

Journey information from London to Dundee

  • Train Fares from: £35.50
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct

Travelling from London to Dundee by train

The first leg of your London to Dundee trip will be a Virgin East Coast train travelling up to Edinburgh Waverley, where you'll change to a ScotRail service to continue your journey north.

All Virgin East Coast 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 drink 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. WiFi is free for those travelling in First Class, while those travelling in Standard will need to pay a small fee for the service. Additionally, most trains feature a Quiet Coach.

To learn more, visit our Virgin Trains East Coast page.

ScotRail also provides onboard WiFi access on this journey, while an at-seat catering service allows you to purchase hot and cold drinks as well as light snacks.

For more information about their onboard facilities, visit our ScotRail page.

Route information from London to Dundee

On this journey you'll enjoy scenic views of the East coast, taking in sights across Yorkshire and Cumbria. You'll travel through Newcastle, Berwick-upon-Tweed and Edinburgh, with the banks of the River Tyne being a highlight. The train will then take you along the North Sea coast. If you're sat on the right and it's a clear day, look out for views of the coastline. You'll then soon enter Edinburgh and catch sight of the city's famous castle before you're off again towards Dundee. Be sure to get the cameras ready as you cross the Forth Bridge, one of Scotland's most famous structures, crossing the Fife of Forth as the river heads into the North Sea.

 

Things to do in Dundee

Learn about the history of the Highland Regiments at The Highlanders’ Museum. For ship enthusiasts. you can step aboard the RRS Discovery, Captain Scott's vessel for his first Antarctic expedition. It's part-museum, part-boat and a great time capsule worth exploring.

  • How long does it take to travel from London to Dundee by train?

    The average journey time between London and Dundee is . The fastest journey time is . On an average weekday, there are 4 trains per day travelling from London to Dundee. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • Are there direct trains from London to Dundee?

    Yes, it is possible to travel from London to Dundee without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from London to Dundee.

    Direct
  • What is the distance between London and Dundee?

    The distance between London and Dundee is 361 miles.

    Distance: 361 miles
  • What time is the first train from London to Dundee?

    The first train from London to Dundee departs at .

    What time is the last train from London to Dundee?

    The last train from London to Dundee departs at .

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    Last train
    Sleeper services may be available on some trains. There may also be fewer services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.
  • If you're like us, you've probably seen the sheer number of ticket types available in the UK and wondered ''Why are there so many?!'' Well, luckily we've put together a handy guide to all the variations of train ticket you may encounter on your travels.

    *Please note that not all types of train tickets are available for every journey. Factors such as the time, date and train company you'll be using can affect the availability of each one.

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How to find cheap train tickets from London to Dundee

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