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There are 3 ways to get from Brechin to Edinburgh by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 54m

  1. Take the train from Montrose to Edinburgh

£14 - £154

2 alternative options

Line 20 bus, bus  •  3h 16m

  1. Take the line 20 bus from Forfar, St John's Church to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station 20 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Seagate Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station M92 / ...

£14 - £25

Drive  •  1h 33m

  1. Drive from Brechin to Edinburgh 81.6 miles

£12 - £18

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The cost-effective way to get from Brechin to Edinburgh is to drive, which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Brechin to Edinburgh is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1h 33m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brechin to Edinburgh station. However, there are services departing from Brechin, Bank Street and arriving at Edinburgh, Bus Station via Forfar, St John's Church and Seagate Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 16m.

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The distance between Brechin and Edinburgh is 58 miles. The road distance is 81.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Brechin to Edinburgh without a car is to train which takes 2h 54m and costs £13 - £160.

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It takes approximately 2h 54m to get from Brechin to Edinburgh, including transfers.

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Brechin to Edinburgh bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, depart from Forfar, St John's Church station.

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The best way to get from Brechin to Edinburgh is to train which takes 2h 54m and costs £13 - £160. Alternatively, you can line 20 bus and bus, which costs £14 - £25 and takes 3h 16m.

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Brechin to Edinburgh bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Edinburgh, Bus 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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  • Distance: 58 miles
  • Duration: 2h 54m

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

ScotRail operates a train from Montrose to Edinburgh every 3 hours. Tickets cost £19 - £60 and the journey takes 1h 48m. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brechin to Edinburgh via Forfar, St John's Church and Seagate Bus Station in around 3h 16m.

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 48m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£19 - £60
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£19 - £27
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£40 - £60
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Montrose to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
3 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
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Forfar, St John's Church to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £6
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Seagate Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £14
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Seagate Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£8 - £14
Website
Megabus UK

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