Trains to Dundee

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Dundee is Scotland’s fourth largest city. It stands on the banks of River Tay on the eastern side of Scotland. The city is located on the waterfront which was crucial to its growth as a centre for textiles, whaling and ship building in the 19th century. Today, it offers its visitors a regenerated waterfront with 2 nautical museums, where it is possible to admire the RRS Discovery. The ship was built for the Captain Scott and Ernest Shackleton's Antarctic expedition, and 19th‐century warship, HM Frigate Unicorn. These ships are now the principal waterfront attraction for the city’s visitors who can reach them with just a short walk from the railway station. Other city attractions include the Verdant Works and a museum celebrating the city’s jute‐manufacturing heritage. Visitors are advised to purchase train tickets to Dundee in advance to benefit from large discounts on the original train fare. Advance tickets can be collected prior departure from vending machines located at the train station, booking code and the credit or debit card used to process the booking are essential to bring along when collecting tickets. Dundee city centre offers a pedestrianised shopping street of Murraygate, leading to the Wellgate shopping centre, and the Overgate Centre that surrounds the Steeple Church. The city’s visitors will find nearby the Cultural Quarter, where the Dundee Rep Theatre, the Dundee Contemporary Arts centre, as well as many bars, pubs and restaurants. In the north of the city, football fans can take their pick on either side of the road as the city's two football grounds ‐ Tannadice for Dundee United, and Dens Park for Dundee FC that are located within 160 metres of each other.

Dundee has a vibrant culture and nightlife scene fuelled by the presence of two universities, The University of Dundee and the Abertay University. The city hosts a great range of events throughout the year to entertain its citizens and attract thousands of visitors. These include The Food & Flower Festival in August and September, and the Mountain Film Festival in November. Book train tickets to Dundee and come and experience this vibrant city.

The city of Dundee is served by Dundee railway station which is equipped with four platforms and it is located situated on the northern, non‐electrified section of the East Coast Main Line 59¼ miles (95 km) northeast of Edinburgh. As part of the 2014 Dundee Waterfront Project, the old train station has been substituted with a brand‐new building. Dundee train station is served by the North Easter Railway to London Kings Cross with three trains per day, and two trains per day directed to Leeds. CrossCountry trains operate one train per day from Aberdeen to Penzance, three trains per day to Plymouth, ending in Newquay on summer Saturdays only. Caledonian Sleeper offers two trains per day to London Euston one via Edinburgh and the other via Preston. ScotRail offers two trains per hour to Edinburgh via Leuchars, one train per hour to Glasgow Queen Street via Perth and Stirling, two trains per hour to Aberdeen via Arbroath, Montrose and Stonehaven and one train per hour from Edinburgh via Haymarket. Book your train ticket to Dundee today and start planning your trip to this Scottish coastal exciting city.