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

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Train  •  7h 41m

  1. Take the train from Fort William to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Montrose

$65 - $84

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Bus via Buchanan Bus Station  •  9h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station 916 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station M8 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Seagate Bus Station to Brechin, Northern Hotel 21 / ...

$34 - $62

3 alternative options

Bus Fishers Tours of Dundee  •  7h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Tyndrum, Pine Trees Leisure Park 914 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tyndrum, Pine Trees Leisure Park to Dundee City Centre, Murraygate 266
  3. Take the bus from Dundee City Centre, Forum Centre to Brechin, Northern Hotel 21 / ...

Train Caledonian Sleeper  •  9h 27m

  1. Take the train from Fort William to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Arbroath

$51 - $117

Drive  •  2h 35m

  1. Drive from Fort William to Brechin 130.7 miles

$28 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Fort William to Brechin is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Fort William to Brechin is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fort William station to Brechin. However, there are services departing from Fort William, Bus Station and arriving at Brechin, Northern Hotel via Tyndrum, Pine Trees Leisure Park and Dundee City Centre, Forum Centre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 47m.

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The distance between Fort William and Brechin is 94 miles. The road distance is 130.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort William to Brechin without a car is to train which takes 7h 41m and costs £50 - £65.

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It takes approximately 7h 41m to get from Fort William to Brechin, including transfers.

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Fort William to Brechin bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Fort William, Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Fort William to Brechin is to train which takes 7h 41m and costs £50 - £65. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7h 47m.

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Fort William to Brechin bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, arrive at Brechin, Northern Hotel station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort William to Brechin is 131 miles. It takes approximately 2h 35m to drive from Fort William to Brechin.

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Map of how to get from Fort William to Brechin.
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  • Distance: 93.6 miles
  • Duration: 7h 41m

What companies run services between Fort William, Scotland and Brechin, Scotland?

You can take a train from Fort William to Brechin via Glasgow Queen Street, Montrose, and Montrose, Lloyds Pharmacy in around 7h 41m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fort William to Brechin via Tyndrum, Pine Trees Leisure Park and Dundee City Centre, Forum Centre in around 7h 47m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Fort William to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Montrose
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $40
Train from Edinburgh to Arbroath
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $28
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Fort William to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$192
Sleeper Seat
$28 - $45
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Tyndrum, Pine Trees Leisure Park
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Tyndrum, Pine Trees Leisure Park to Dundee City Centre, Murraygate
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
fisherstours.co.uk
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dundee City Centre, Forum Centre to Brechin, Northern Hotel
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Seagate Bus Station to Brechin, Northern Hotel
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Glasgow to Dundee, Scotland
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
National Express

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