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Travelling made easy

Access all areas - Dundee is just 90 minutes’ drive from 90 per cent of Scotland’s population.

By air, fly into Dundee from London City Airport or choose the international airports of Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Dundee has a twice daily service from Dundee Airport to London City, which serves around 45 destinations as well as a non-stop service between Dundee and Belfast City, serving 26 destinations including Amsterdam, and is a 5 minute drive from the city centre. 

Road or rail offer good transport options for domestic travellers.

And once you’re here there’s plenty of scope for getting around the city and region.

Guidance and information on Travelling Safely in the UK and Scotland 

- Follow government guidance on travelling safely in the UK and Scotland

- Fly Safe with Loganair - Simple Steps to Healthy Flying

- Dundee Airport - Information for Passengers

- London City Airport - Safe, Careful, Speedy Journeys

- Heathrow Airport - Fly Safe

- Edinburgh Airport - Let's all Fly Safe

- Glasgow Airport - Helping Each Other to Travel Safely

- Aberdeen Airport - Helping Each Other to Travel Safely

- Network Rail - Let's Travel Safely

Please check with your airline and destination airport for up-to-date flight availability and information.

Download your travelling made easy guide here.

Travel by air

Come fly to us...Dundee has a twice daily service Monday-Friday and one flight on Sunday from and to London City operated by Loganair, which serves around 45 destinations. Dundee Airport is a 5 minute drive from the city centre.

Fly Safe with Loganair - Simple Steps to Healthy Flying

Dundee has a twice daily service from Dundee Airport to London City, which serves around 45 destinations as well as a non-stop service between Dundee and Belfast City, serving 26 destinations including Amsterdam.

Flights are also available via Emirates, enabling secure connections with Loganair flights when travelling to/from the Far East, Middle East, Australasia, Africa and the Indian Ocean, with one stop connections via London City Airport and onward to Dundee Airport.  View airport and flight options here.

Please check with your airline and destination airport for up-to-date flight availability and information.

Travel by coach

Xplore More – X90 to Edinburgh Airport, providing coach travel between Edinburgh Airport and Dundee.  X90 coach will run non-stop between Dundee City Centre and Edinburgh airport.  For a full timetable, price list and how to book and board visit Xplore Dundee website.

Ember – Fast, comfortable travel by electric bus.  Frequent services between Edinburgh, Dundee, Perth and Kinross. Low fares, live tracking and zero emissions.  For Edinburgh Airport, they stop at Ingliston Park & Ride which is right next to the airport. From Ingliston Park & Ride you can take a two minute tram to the airport, a five minute bus or even walk in around 15 minutes. View their timetable, book tickets, view live map and FAQs on Ember.to website.

Travel by road

Plan your road trip to our region, Edinburgh is 90 minutes away by car, Manchester is five hours away by car and London an eight hour drive.

It’s easy to see journey times and routes using AA Route Planner while you’ll find Live traffic news, 24 hours a day, from AA Roadwatch.

Travel by rail

Dundee is easy to reach by train so make tracks for our region using the rail network.  Edinburgh is one hour 15 minutes away, Birmingham is 5 hours 45 minutes away and London is 6 and a half hours away.Train journeys can be planned and booked online: visit the Trainline or Scotrail.

Getting around

Dundee is vibrant and diverse - and it has a compact city centre which means getting around by foot is a simple way to get around and a great way to appreciate all that it offers.

But with amazing towns, villages and countryside to explore in Angus, Perthshire and Fife, ours is a region really worth getting to know. You’ll also find ample train and bus options or why not hire a taxi to get from A to B?

A Guide for Global Jetsetters – six need to know facts

  • No vaccinations are required for visiting Scotland or any other part of the UK.

  • Scotland has a ‘no smoking’ policy for indoor public places including restaurants and pubs.

  • The currency in the UK is pound sterling.

  • Value Added Tax (VAT) is charged on all purchases at a rate of 20%

  • During the summer months, the UK observes British Summer Time (BST), which is one hour ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)

  • The British electrical standard is 50Hz 230 volts, with 3 pin plug and sockets. Please check if you require plug adapters and electrical converters