With its central location and exceptional e-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 with Loganair - operating a twice-daily service from Dundee to London Stansted, the fourth busiest airport in the UK serving around 140 destinations. 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 benefit from the latest digital technology providing high-speed connectivity, guaranteeing unrivalled levels of access. The world-class infrastructure has enabled the city's entrepreneurs to develop Dundee into one of Europe's leading software, games and biotechnology centres.
The facilities within the city include fibre connectivity infrastructure provided by Virgin Media, Brightsolid, Fibrecity and BT. Dundee is currently progressing towards being Scotland's first Peer 2 Peer Fibre City, allowing duplex connection speeds of 100mb to all homes and businesses.