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

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Train  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Montrose

$20 - $80

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Arbroath
  2. Take the bus from Arbroath, Bus Station to Brechin, Bank Street 30A / ...

Bus Fishers Tours of Dundee  •  3 h 42 min

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

Bus via Seagate Bus Station  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from West End, Queensferry Street to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station X54 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Seagate Bus Station to Brechin, Northern Hotel 21 / ...

Drive  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Brechin 82 miles

$17 - $26

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Brechin is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Brechin is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Brechin. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Princes Street and arriving at Brechin, Mackie Motors via Glenrothes, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 42 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Brechin is 58 miles. The road distance is 82 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Brechin without a car is to train which takes 2 h 57 min and costs £15 - £60.

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It takes approximately 2 h 57 min to get from Edinburgh to Brechin, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Brechin bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, depart from Edinburgh, Princes Street station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Brechin is to train which takes 2 h 57 min and costs £15 - £60. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 42 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Brechin is 82 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 37 min to drive from Edinburgh to Brechin.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Brechin.
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  • Distance: 58.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 57 min

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 37 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Edinburgh to Brechin via Glenrothes, Bus Station in around 3 h 42 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Montrose
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $35
Train from Edinburgh to Arbroath
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $28
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Montrose
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$20 - $30
1st Class
$35 - $55
Train from Edinburgh to Arbroath
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$18 - $28
1st Class
$30 - $50
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Montrose
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $60
Train from Edinburgh to Arbroath
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Arbroath, Bus Station to Brechin, Bank Street
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Glenrothes, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from West End, Queensferry Street to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Seagate Bus Station to Brechin, Northern Hotel
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Wishart
Phone
01241 828747
Email
info@wishartscoaches.com
Website
wishartscoaches.com
Bus from Arbroath, Bus Station to Brechin, Bank Street
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
Wishart
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Glenrothes, Bus Station to Brechin, Mackie Motors
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
fisherstours.co.uk
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from West End, Queensferry Street to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Book at
uk.megabus.com

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There are 121+ hotels available in Brechin. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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