There are 2 ways to get from Edinburgh to Braemar by train, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train, taxi  •  2 h 37 min

$140 - $181

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 55 min

  1. 96.1 miles

$20 - $30

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Braemar, Aberdeenshire, Scotland?

There is no direct connection from Edinburgh to Braemar. However, you can take the train to Pitlochry then take the taxi to Braemar. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Braemar.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Pitlochry
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $35
Virgin Trains East Coast
Other operators
Taxi from Pitlochry to Braemar
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Edinburgh and Braemar is 118 km. The road distance is 154 km.

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Braemar is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1 h 55 min.

The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Braemar is to drive which takes 1 h 55 min and costs £15 - £23.

It takes approximately 2 h 37 min to get from Edinburgh to Braemar, including transfers.