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Scotland's hottest (or at least sunniest!) city, Dundee, is a dynamic and compact city that's becoming a modern wonder. Not only is it a UNESCO City of Design, but it's home to the V&A Dundee, the world's only V&A museum outside of London. Now is the time to put Dundee on your map!

This is a city with science, historic ships and museums for kids (and big kids), plenty of culture with theatres, arts centres and cool bars for grown-ups, and walking routes past interesting architecture for everyone who visits. Find out why Dundee is a great city to visit, and plan your trip now.

Dundee Travel Information

How to get to Dundee

Whether you'd prefer to journey by train, coach, plane or car, Dundee is very straightforward to travel to. You can currently direct fly from London Stansted to Dundee Airport,or why not arrive in Edinburgh Airport and jump on a direct Explore X90 bus link, that runs every 90 minutes from Edinburgh airport to Dundee city centre.

By rail from many train stations in Scotland, England and Wales via Glasgow or Edinburgh. By road, it takes around an hour and a half to reach Dundee from either Glasgow or Edinburgh.

How to get around Dundee

Dundee is fairly compact, and it's easy to get to most places on foot. You can also take advantage of the local bus services, operated by Xplore Dundee and Stagecoach, with buses departing regularly from High Street to Broughty Ferry. There are taxi hire companies and car rentals, too.

Get to know Dundee

You can find out more about where to visit in Dundee, what's on in the city, and more ideas on how to have the perfect break to Dundee.

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