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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 Stansted Airport or choose the international airports of Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

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.

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 Stansted, which serves around 150 international destinations. Dundee Airport is a 10 minute drive from the city centre.

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 Stansted Airport and onward to Dundee Airport.  View airport and flight options here

Edinburgh Airport Xpress

Xplore More – Edinburgh Airport Xpress, providing coach travel between Edinburgh Airport and Dundee.  The Edinburgh Airport Xpress service will run non-stop between Dundee City Centre and Edinburgh airport, with departures every 90 minutes, around the clock.  A full timetable, price list and how to book and board is available here

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