There are 5 ways to get from Brechin to Edinburgh by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 58m

  1. Take the train from Montrose to Edinburgh

£14 - £154

4 alternative options

Bus  •  3h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Brechin, Mackie Motors to Glenrothes, Bus Station 231
  2. Take the bus from Glenrothes, Bus Station to Edinburgh, Princes Street X59 / ...

£15 - £21

Bus, train  •  3h 17m

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

£14 - £147

Bus via Dundee  •  3h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Brechin, Bank Street to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station 21 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dundee City Centre, Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station M92 / ...

£19 - £27

Drive  •  1h 33m

  1. Drive from Brechin to Edinburgh 81.7 miles

£14 - £21

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The cheapest way to get from Brechin to Edinburgh is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Brechin to Edinburgh is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1h 33m.

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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 Edinburgh, Princes Street via Glenrothes, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 5m.

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The distance between Brechin and Edinburgh is 58 miles. The road distance is 81.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Brechin to Edinburgh without a car is to train which takes 2h 58m and costs £13 - £160.

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It takes approximately 2h 58m to get from Brechin to Edinburgh, including transfers.

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Brechin to Edinburgh bus services, operated by Fishers Tours of Dundee, depart from Brechin, Mackie Motors station.

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The best way to get from Brechin to Edinburgh is to train which takes 2h 58m and costs £13 - £160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £14 - £21 and takes 3h 5m.

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Brechin to Edinburgh bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, arrive at Edinburgh, Princes Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brechin to Edinburgh is 82 miles. It takes approximately 1h 33m 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: 2h 58m

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

ScotRail operates a train from Montrose to Edinburgh every 2 hours. Tickets cost £19 - £60 and the journey takes 1h 57m. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brechin to Edinburgh via Glenrothes, Bus Station in around 3h 5m.

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
1h 57m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£19 - £60
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£19 - £27
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£40 - £60
Train from Arbroath to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £50
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£16 - £24
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£35 - £50
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Montrose to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£11 - £120
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£11 - £17
Anytime Day Single
£50 - £75
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£80 - £120
Train from Arbroath to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£9 - £110
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£9 - £14
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £65
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£70 - £110
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Montrose to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£45 - £150
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£45 - £60
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £150
Train from Arbroath to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£40 - £140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£40 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £140
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Montrose to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£39 - £43
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Seat
£39 - £43
Sleeper Berth Club Solo
£180 - £200
Sleeper Berth Classic
£65 - £90
Train from Arbroath to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£39 - £43
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Seat
£39 - £43
Sleeper Berth Club Solo
£170 - £200
Sleeper Berth Classic
£65 - £85
Bus operators
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Brechin, Mackie Motors to Glenrothes, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Glenrothes, Bus Station to Edinburgh, Princes Street
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Brechin, Mackie Motors to Arbroath, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Brechin, Bank Street to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
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
Website
Wishart
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Dundee City Centre, Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £19
Website
Megabus UK

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