Dunkeld travel guide

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You're Going to Love Dunkeld

Dunkeld is a must-see destination in Scotland, United Kingdom.

When to visit Dunkeld

Dunkeld in August
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Dunkeld in August
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Dunkeld


Although Dunkeld doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport (EDI), which is located 70 km from Dunkeld. The shortest flight to Dunkeld from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 37h 30m.


Lumo is the most popular train carrier serving Dunkeld, followed by AccesRail. The train journey from Dunkeld to Newcastle upon Tyne takes 1h 26m and costs around $22 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Leeds, expect to pay about $98 for a 3h 03m trip. The train station in Dunkeld is called Dunkeld & Birnam, and is located 1.2 km from the city centre.


Another option to get to Dunkeld is to pick up a car hire from Edinburgh, which is about 72 km from Dunkeld. You’ll find branches of Hertz and Alamo, among others, in Edinburgh.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Dunkeld, including Megabus, FlixBus and National Express. From Glasgow, the bus ride to Dunkeld takes 90 km and will cost you around $24. From Newcastle upon Tyne, the ticket costs about $25 for a journey of 249 km.

Airports near Dunkeld

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Hiring a car in Dunkeld

Expect to pay $3.23 per litre in Dunkeld (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $38.66 and $51.54. The most frequently booked car type in Dunkeld is Mini (Toyota Aygo or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Intermediate car hire (Class Intermediate SUV or similar) is, on average, 42% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.