You can reach Dundee in 3 hours from the European ferry terminals at Newcastle.
From Hull, it takes about 6 hours by car to Dundee. Dundee is also a popular port of call for cruise ships. There are many harbours in Fife and Angus suitable for mooring yachts.
Travelling by sea from Northern Ireland to Scotland has never been easier. There are up to nine crossings a day from Belfast to Stranraer with Stena Line's high speed ferries. P&O Irish Sea ferries travel from Larne - Cairnryan daily and Hover Speed travels from Belfast to Troon 3 times daily.