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Distance between Dundee and Edinburgh

Driving non-stop from Dundee to Edinburgh

How far is Edinburgh from Dundee? Here's the quick answer if you drive this relatively short distance without making any stops.

Nonstop drive: 65 miles or 105 km

Driving time: 1 hour, 28 minutes

Even though you can drive this distance straight through, it might be more interesting to stop along the way. You can scroll down to calculate how many hours it would take if you drive with stops.

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Flying non-stop from Dundee to Edinburgh

Now let's assume you have a private jet and you can fly in the fastest possible straight line between Dundee, United Kingdom and Edinburgh, United Kingdom. Because of the curvature of the Earth, the shortest distance is actually the "great circle" distance, or "as the crow flies" which is calculated using an iterative Vincenty formula.

Flight distance: 39 miles or 63 km

Flight time: 35 minutes

The straight line flight distance is 26 miles less than driving on roads, which means the driving distance is roughly 1.7x of the flight distance.

Your plane flies much faster than a car, so the flight time is about 1/3th of the time it would take to drive.

This is a relatively short flight in a private plane, but you might be planning to book a commercial flight. In that case, your travel time would really need to include how many minutes to get to your local airport, wait for security, board and taxi on the runway, land at the other airport, and get to your destination.





Dundee to Edinburgh road trip

Let's say you're actually planning a road trip to Edinburgh, and you want to stop on the way to explore. If it's a real road trip, you might want to check out interesting places along the way, or maybe eat at a great restaurant. That's what Trippy is perfect for, helping you figure out travel plans in detail.

Road trip: 1 day of driving

With the full itinerary planned out, we can estimate your total travel time for this trip.

Travel time: 1.5 hours on the road


Itinerary

Start in Dundee.

Drive for about 39 minutes, then stop at Papa Jacques and stay for about 1 hour.

Finally, drive for about 49 minutes and arrive in Edinburgh.


To see all the details on this itinerary, including recommended restaurants, hotels, and things to do along the way, check out the full road trip planner:





Plan a trip to Edinburgh

Trippy has a ton of information that can help you plan your trip to Edinburgh, United Kingdom. Start by reading the Trippy page on where to stay in Edinburgh. Click the button below to explore Edinburgh in detail.





How far is it the other way?

The distance is the same either way if you're flying a straight line (or driving the same roads back and forth). But for a real trip, there can be plenty of differences so go ahead and check the reverse directions to get the distance from Edinburgh to Dundee, or go to the main page to calculate the distance between cities.

If you happen to know Dundee, don't forget to help other travelers and answer some questions about Dundee!






At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 65 miles
driving time of 1 hour, 28 minutes
flight distance is 39 miles
flight time of 35 minutes
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