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There are 4 ways to get from Brechin to Edinburgh by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Brechin, Mackie Motors to Dundee City Centre, Marks and Spencer 21 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dundee City Centre, Bus Station to West End, Queensferry Street G92 / ...

$17 - $24

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Montrose to Edinburgh

$20 - $80

Bus, train  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Brechin, Mackie Motors to Arbroath, Bus Station 30 / ...
  2. Take the train from Arbroath to Edinburgh

$18 - $70

Drive  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Brechin to Edinburgh 81.8 miles

$17 - $26

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The cheapest way to get from Brechin to Edinburgh is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brechin to Edinburgh is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brechin to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Brechin, Mackie Motors and arriving at West End, Queensferry Street via Dundee City Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 48 min.

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The distance between Brechin and Edinburgh is 58 miles. The road distance is 81.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Brechin to Edinburgh without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 48 min and costs £13 - £19.

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It takes approximately 2 h 48 min to get from Brechin to Edinburgh, including transfers.

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Brechin to Edinburgh bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, depart from Brechin, Mackie Motors station.

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The best way to get from Brechin to Edinburgh is to bus which takes 2 h 48 min and costs £13 - £19. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £15 - £60 and takes 3 h 1 min.

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Brechin to Edinburgh bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at West End, Queensferry Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brechin to Edinburgh is 82 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 37 min to drive from Brechin to Edinburgh.

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Map of how to get from Brechin to Edinburgh.
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  • Distance: 58.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 48 min

What companies run services between Brechin, Scotland and Edinburgh, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Brechin to Edinburgh via Dundee City Centre, Marks and Spencer and Dundee City Centre, Bus Station in around 2 h 48 min. Alternatively, ScotRail operates a train from Brechin to Edinburgh every 4 hours. Tickets cost $26 - $35 and the journey takes 1 h 41 min. Three other operators also service this route.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Montrose to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $35
Train from Arbroath to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $28
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Montrose to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$20 - $30
1st Class
$35 - $55
Train from Arbroath to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$18 - $28
1st Class
$30 - $50
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Montrose to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $60
Train from Arbroath to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Montrose to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$191
Sleeper Seat
$22 - $35
Train from Arbroath to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$190
Sleeper Seat
$20 - $30
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Brechin, Mackie Motors to Dundee City Centre, Marks and Spencer
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Dundee City Centre, Bus Station to West End, Queensferry Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Brechin, Mackie Motors to Arbroath, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Dundee City Centre, Bus Station to West End, Queensferry Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Wishart
Phone
01241 828747
Email
info@wishartscoaches.com
Website
wishartscoaches.com
Bus from Brechin, Mackie Motors to Arbroath, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
Wishart

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