Dundee is approximately 60 miles from Edinburgh International Airport, as can be reached by taxi, train or bus:
Taxis are available outside the airport terminal – there is a fixed fare to Dundee which is approximately £120. This option is the quickest, but most expensive method of transport. If there are two or more students travelling together this may provide a cost-effective option.
You can pre-book onward travel via our Airport Meeting Service.
There are regular direct trains from Edinburgh Waverley and Edinburgh Haymarket Stations to Dundee. All trains to Aberdeen (or Dyce) stop at Dundee. Waverley is the larger station with more facilities, such as places to eat, Haymarket is slightly closer to the airport. Trains often start at Waverley.
Trains run between 05.40 and 23.10 and the journey takes 1 hour and 20 minutes. The cost of a standard single fare from Edinburgh Stations to Dundee is £19.10.
There is an Airport Bus from Edinburgh International Airport to both Edinburgh railway stations, this is available from outside the UK arrivals hall 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. It costs £3.50 one way, and takes around 25 minutes.
A taxi from Edinburgh Airport to Edinburgh railway stations will cost approximately £20 depending on the time of day. These are available from outside the terminal.
The journey time is approximately 80 minutes. The station immediately before is Leuchars -get ready at that point, so you don't miss the final part of the journey, which is quite spectacular, over the Tay bridge.
There are regular buses from St Andrew Square Bus Station in Edinburgh to Dundee Bus Station. The buses run between 06.55 and 23.05 and the journey takes 2 hours and 20 mins. The cost of a standard single fare from Edinburgh to Dundee is £11.25.
The Airport bus from Edinburgh International Airport arrives close to St Andrew Square Bus Station, this is available from outside the terminal and costs £3.50 one way.
A taxi from Edinburgh Airport to St Andrew Square Bus Station will cost approximately £20 depending on the time of day. These are available from outside the terminal.
Taxis are available outside the railway and bus stations, the fare is £5.00 - £7.00 to University accommodation. You can also call on the numbers below:
Dundee Taxi Firm 505050 Ltd telephone: 01382 505050
Dundee Taxi Firm Tele Taxis telephone: 01382 669333
Visit the main University website for full travel information.