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 May
Estimated hotel price
C$ 99
1 night at 3-star hotel
Dunkeld in May
Estimated hotel price
C$ 99
1 night at 3-star hotel
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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 Canada departs from Toronto and takes around 6h 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 C$ 33 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Aberdeen, expect to pay about C$ 33 for a 2h 37m 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 rental from Edinburgh, which is about 72 km from Dunkeld. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and Easirent, among others, in Edinburgh.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Dunkeld, including Megabus, National Express and Scottish Citylink. From Glasgow, the bus ride to Dunkeld takes 105 km and will cost you around C$ 18. From Dundee, the ticket costs about C$ 21 for a journey of 177 km.

Airports near Dunkeld

Airlines serving Dunkeld

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British Airways
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Turkish Airlines
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Air France
Good (498 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
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United Airlines
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Qatar Airways
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Air Canada
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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

Dunkeld House Hotel
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
C$ 274+
Atholl Arms Hotel
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
C$ 242+
Milton Birnam Hotel
Good (7.2, Good reviews)
C$ 112+
Royal Dunkeld Hotel
Good (6.4, Good reviews)
C$ 130+
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Renting a car in Dunkeld

Expect to pay C$ 2.46 per litre in Dunkeld (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 29.41 and C$ 39.22. 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 rental cars (Class Intermediate SUV or similar) are, on average, 43% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.