With its central location and exceptional digital connectivity, Dundee is ideally situated to support investors and entrepreneurs.
Dundee is easily connected to other key cities such as Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Inverness; with access to more than 90% of Scotland's population within a 90 minute drive time. The city benefits from a reliable transport network with excellent road, rail and air connections linking Dundee to its wider region and beyond. Dundee's strategic location allows the city to compete in regional, national and international markets - with the global offer assisted by the city's proximity to key Scottish airports. Another key gateway, just a short walk from the city centre, is the Port of Dundee where unrestricted river anchorage is available for deep water vessels of up to 240m.
Dundee benefits from a unique strategic position at the heart of the motorway network, which connects the city to Aberdeen (A90), Edinburgh (M90), Glasgow (A9), Inverness and beyond. The A90 is the main trunk road connecting the city to other key Scottish cities but there is also a scenic route from Edinburgh, exploring the Fife coastline and entering the city via the Tay Road Bridge. The city is linked to the rest of the UK by continuous motorway and dual carriageway - all the way from Devon and Cornwall. To plan your journey to Dundee by road, click here.
Dundee boasts excellent rail connections, both at a local commuter level and at a national level. Dundee is connected by frequent services to other Scottish cities, including Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow. The city is also situated on the main East Coast route connecting Dundee to Newcastle, York and London, as well as other key UK cities. The overnight sleeper services run from London and Dundee is connected to other Scottish cities by frequent services to Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow - all with a journey time of less than 90 minutes.
Direct trains to London
in under 6 hours
Regular services to Glasgow
Edinburgh every 30 minutes
Dundee Airport operates direct flights to London Heathrow, Belfast City and Sumburgh with Loganair. Dundee Airport is open seven days a week for scheduled, private and charter operators and is situated only a five minute drive from the city centre. Edinburgh Airport is accessible from Dundee in approximately an hour and 15 minutes - Scotland's busiest airport serving 120 destinations.
Dundee’s businesses and residents benefit from being in one of the best-connected cities in the UK.
92% of premises can receive a gigabit connection, the highest number of any local authority area in Scotland. Full-fibre deployment is continuing to roll out across the city, with digital infrastructure providers like Openreach, CityFibre, Virgin Media and Hyperoptic offering a wide range of products aimed both at residents at businesses.