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There are 3 ways to get from Buchanan bus Station to Montrose by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Montrose

£24 - £75

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Seagate Bus Station M9
  2. Take the bus from Seagate Bus Station to Montrose, Lloyds Pharmacy X7

£21 - £31

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Drive  •  2h

  1. Drive from Buchanan bus Station to Montrose 110 miles

£16 - £25

Buchanan bus Station to Montrose by buses

The bus journey time between Buchanan bus Station and Montrose is around 3h 33m and covers a distance of around 112 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 3h 3m. Operated by Scottish Citylink and Stagecoach East Scotland, the Buchanan bus Station to Montrose bus service departs from Buchanan Bus Station and arrives in Montrose, Lloyds Pharmacy. Typically 79 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
3h 33m
Fastest bus time:
3h 3m
Buses per week:
79
Cheapest price:
£21
Carbon emissions:
22 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
03:40
Last bus departs at:
18:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Buchanan bus Station to Montrose bus schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Buchanan bus Station → Montrose
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The cheapest way to get from Buchanan bus Station to Montrose is to drive which costs £16 - £25 and takes 2h.

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The quickest way to get from Buchanan bus Station to Montrose is to train which costs £24 - £75 and takes 2h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Buchanan bus Station station to Montrose. However, there are services departing from Buchanan Bus Station and arriving at Montrose, Lloyds Pharmacy via Seagate Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 9m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Glasgow Queen Street and arriving at Montrose. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 52m.

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The distance between Buchanan bus Station and Montrose is 90 miles. The road distance is 110 miles.

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The best way to get from Buchanan bus Station to Montrose without a car is to train which takes 2h and costs £24 - £75.

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The train from Glasgow Queen Street to Montrose takes 1h 52m including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Buchanan bus Station to Montrose bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Buchanan Bus Station.

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Buchanan bus Station to Montrose train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Glasgow Queen Street station.

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The best way to get from Buchanan bus Station to Montrose is to train which takes 2h and costs £24 - £75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £21 - £35 and takes 3h 9m.

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  • Distance: 90.5 miles
  • Duration: 2h

What companies run services between Buchanan bus Station, Scotland and Montrose, Scotland?

ScotRail operates a train from Glasgow Queen Street to Montrose every 3 hours. Tickets cost £24 - £75 and the journey takes 1h 52m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Buchanan bus Station to Montrose via Seagate Bus Station in around 3h 9m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Montrose
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£24 - £75
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£24 - £35
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£55 - £75
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Seagate Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £23
Website
Scottish Citylink
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Seagate Bus Station to Montrose, Lloyds Pharmacy
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £9
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland

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Buchanan bus Station to Montrose bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, arrive at Montrose, Lloyds Pharmacy station.

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Buchanan bus Station to Montrose train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Montrose station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Buchanan bus Station to Montrose is 110 miles. It takes approximately 2h to drive from Buchanan bus Station to Montrose.

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