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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Arbroath
  2. Take the bus from Arbroath, Bus Station to Brechin, Bank Street (Panmure Street) 39 / ...

$23 - $81

Cheapest option

Train  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Montrose

$23 - $83

2 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from West End, Queensferry Street (after Queensferry Street Lane) to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station G92 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Seagate Bus Station to Brechin, Northern Hotel 21 / ...

$23 - $33

Drive  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Brechin 82 miles

$17 - $26

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

ScotRail operates a train from Edinburgh to Brechin every 4 hours. Tickets cost $26 - $35 and the journey takes 1 h 55 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Edinburgh to Brechin via Dundee City Centre, Bus Station and Seagate Bus Station in around 2 h 56 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Arbroath
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $29
Train from Edinburgh to Montrose
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $35
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Arbroath
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Train from Edinburgh to Montrose
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Virgin Trains East Coast
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
Train from Edinburgh to Arbroath
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$19 - $29
1st Class
$35 - $55
Train from Edinburgh to Montrose
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$21 - $35
1st Class
$35 - $60
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Arbroath, Bus Station to Brechin, Bank Street (Panmure Street)
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Seagate Bus Station to Brechin, Northern Hotel
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Wishart
Phone
01241 828747
Email
info@wishartscoaches.com
Website
wishartscoaches.com
Bus from Arbroath Railway Station to Brechin, Bank Street (Panmure Street)
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
Wishart
Teejay Travel
Phone
+44 1241 875047
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Arbroath, Bus Station to Brechin, Bank Street (Panmure Street)
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from West End, Queensferry Street (after Queensferry Street Lane) to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Book at
uk.megabus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Edinburgh and Brechin is 93 km. The road distance is 131 km.

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Brechin is to drive which costs £13 - £19 and takes 1 h 37 min.

The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Brechin is to drive which takes 1 h 37 min and costs £13 - £19.

No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Brechin. However, there are services departing from West End, Queensferry Street (after Queensferry Street Lane) and arriving at Brechin, Northern Hotel via Seagate Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 56 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 23 min to get from Edinburgh to Brechin, including transfers.