Dunkeld travel guide

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You're Going to Love Dunkeld

Dunkeld is a must-see destination in Scotland, United Kingdom. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country.

When to visit Dunkeld

Dunkeld in October
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Dunkeld in October
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 43 miles from Dunkeld. The shortest flight to Dunkeld from the United States departs from New York and takes around 6h 25m.


AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Dunkeld, followed by Train. The train journey from Dunkeld to Glasgow takes 0h 51m and costs around $18 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Dundee, expect to pay about $11 for a 1h 09m trip. The train station in Dunkeld is called Dunkeld Lindholm St, and is located 0.8 miles from the city center.


Another option to get to Dunkeld is to pick up a car rental from Edinburgh, which is about 45 miles from Dunkeld. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and Sixt, among others, in Edinburgh.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Dunkeld, including Megabus, National Express and FlixBus. From Glasgow, the bus ride to Dunkeld takes 54 miles and will cost you around $26. From Dundee, the ticket costs about $17 for a journey of 88 miles.

Airports near Dunkeld

Airlines serving Dunkeld

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Air France
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Air Canada
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Austrian Airlines
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Etihad Airways
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Brussels Airlines
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Scandinavian Airlines
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Singapore Airlines
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Where to stay in Dunkeld

Where to stay in popular areas of Dunkeld

Most booked hotels in Dunkeld

Tayburn House
Excellent (9.4, 358 reviews)
Dunkeld House Hotel
Excellent (8.4, 2540 reviews)
Atholl Arms Hotel
Excellent (8.2, 230 reviews)
Birnam Hotel
Good (7.2, 1003 reviews)
Royal Dunkeld Hotel
Good (6.8, 769 reviews)
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Renting a car in Dunkeld

Expect to pay $7.42 per gallon in Dunkeld (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $89.03 and $118.71.