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

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Train  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Montrose

$20 - $80

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from West End, Queensferry Street to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station M92 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Seagate Bus Station to Montrose, Lloyds Pharmacy X7

Night train  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the night train from Edinburgh to Montrose

$22 - $35

Drive  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Montrose 90.5 miles

$19 - $28

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Montrose is to drive which costs £14 - £22 and takes 1 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Montrose is to train which costs £15 - £60 and takes 1 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Montrose. However, there are services departing from West End, Queensferry Street and arriving at Montrose, Lloyds Pharmacy via Seagate Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Montrose. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 37 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Montrose is 60 miles. The road distance is 90.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Montrose without a car is to train which takes 1 h 37 min and costs £15 - £60.

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The train from Edinburgh to Montrose takes 1 h 37 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Edinburgh to Montrose bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from West End, Queensferry Street station.

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Edinburgh to Montrose train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Edinburgh station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Montrose is to train which takes 1 h 37 min and costs £15 - £60. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Montrose.
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  • Distance: 59.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 37 min

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

ScotRail operates a train from Edinburgh to Montrose every 3 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 Montrose via Seagate Bus Station in around 3 h 20 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 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $35
LNER
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Edinburgh to Montrose
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$191
Sleeper Seat
$22 - $35
Bus operators
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 - $25
Website
Megabus UK
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
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 Montrose, Lloyds Pharmacy
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland

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

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Edinburgh to Montrose train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Montrose station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Montrose is 90 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 49 min to drive from Edinburgh to Montrose.

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