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Edinburgh to Dundee by bus

The journey from Edinburgh to Dundee by bus is 36.77 mi and takes 1 hr 56 min. There are 82 connections per day, with the first departure at 6:35 AM and the last at 11:25 PM. It is possible to travel from Edinburgh to Dundee by bus for as little as $3.78 or as much as $175.04. The best price for this journey is $3.78.

Lowest Price$3.78
Journey Duration1 hr 56 min
Connection per Day82
Lowest Price$3.78
Highest Price$175.04
First Departure6:35 AM
Last Departure11:25 PM
Distance36.77 mi
DepartureEdinburgh
ArrivalDundee
CarriersScottish Citylink, FlixBus

Edinburgh to Dundee Bus Times

Departure date
Thursday, Jul 18, 2024

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How can I get the cheapest bus tickets to travel from Edinburgh to Dundee?

Prices will vary when you travel from Edinburgh to Dundee. On average, though, you'll pay about $25.41 for a bus ticket. You can find bus tickets for prices as low as $3.78, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper bus tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest bus tickets.
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The prices for bus tickets from Edinburgh to Dundee vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. The average bus ticket price is approximately $25.41. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

How long is the journey from Edinburgh to Dundee by bus?

The journey between Edinburgh and Dundee by bus is approximately 36.77 mi. It will take you more or less 1 hr 56 min to complete this journey. This average figure does not take into account any delays that might arise on your route in exceptional circumstances. If you are planning to make a connection or operating on a tight schedule, give yourself plenty of time. The journey between Edinburgh and Dundee runs for about 36.77 mi and usually takes approximately 1 hr 56 min. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 1 hr 30 min. If you are trying to get from Edinburgh to Dundee as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

When do departures from Edinburgh to Dundee leave?

The first daily departure from Edinburgh to Dundee leaves at 6:35 AM, while the last journey of the day sets out at 11:25 PM. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Edinburgh and Dundee. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking. In general, the first departure of the night will leave Edinburgh at 6:35 AM, and the last departure will leave at 11:25 PM. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Edinburgh to Dundee can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change.

How many daily journeys are there from Edinburgh to Dundee?

The route from Edinburgh to Dundee is served by providers including . From this list of transport providers, there are up to departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Edinburgh 82 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Edinburgh to Dundee, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 53 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 29 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Edinburgh to Dundee. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Edinburgh to Dundee.

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Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

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If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Find the best day to travel to Dundee by bus

When travelling to Dundee by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

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FlixBus, a long-distance bus company, operates in both Europe and the United States. Founded in 2013, it has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Europe, connecting over 2,500 destinations in 30 countries. Originating in Germany, FlixBus has expanded quickly to neighboring countries including France, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Croatia, while also offering regular services to Norway, Spain, and England. With affordable fares and comfortable amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard toilets, FlixBus provides a convenient and enjoyable travel experience.

Services on board FlixBus and Megabus from Edinburgh to Dundee
Compare services on board when travelling from Edinburgh to Dundee by bus.
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air_con Air conditioning check check

Edinburgh to Dundee CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
4.14kg
Bus
4.44kg
Flight
11.83kg
Car
9.47kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Edinburgh to Dundee?
A bus ticket from Edinburgh to Dundee is $25.41. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $3.78.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Edinburgh to Dundee?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Edinburgh to Dundee is $3.78. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Edinburgh and Dundee by bus?
Edinburgh to Dundee is 36.77 mi.
How long does the bus between Edinburgh and Dundee take?
Edinburgh to Dundee is on average 1 hr 56 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 1 hr 30 min.
Which companies operate from Edinburgh to Dundee?
The bus journey from Edinburgh to Dundee is covered by 2 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Scottish Citylink, FlixBus and Megabus.
How many bus connections per day go from Edinburgh to Dundee?
Edinburgh to Dundee has 82 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Edinburgh to Dundee leave?
The earliest bus from Edinburgh to Dundee departs at 6:35 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Edinburgh to Dundee depart?
The latest bus from Edinburgh to Dundee departs at 11:25 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Edinburgh to Dundee in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $3.78 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Edinburgh to Dundee?
There are on average 53 direct connection(s) from Edinburgh to go to Dundee.
What's the fastest journey time between Edinburgh to Dundee by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Edinburgh and Dundee is 1 hr 30 min.
Is there a direct bus from Edinburgh to Dundee?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Edinburgh and Dundee.
What are the CO2 emissions for Edinburgh to Dundee by bus?
The bus journey from Edinburgh to Dundee creates 4.44kg of CO2 emissions.

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