Edinburgh to Arbroath train

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Cheap train tickets and times from Edinburgh to Arbroath

Showing times and prices for Jun 26


Fastest Journey

1 h 25 m


1 h 30 m

Trains per day



78 km

Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to start from $20 with an average ticket price of $35.

The fastest train from Edinburgh to takes 1h 25m in comparison to an average duration of 1h 30m and covers a distance of 78 km.

5 trains that leave Edinburgh for every day with 5 travelling directly.

London North Eastern Railway
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
12:02PMArbroath station (ARB)
0 transfers
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
10:58AMArbroath station (ARB)
0 transfers
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
10:05AMArbroath station (ARB)
0 transfers
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
12:55PMArbroath station (ARB)
0 transfers
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
03:01PMArbroath station (ARB)
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Arbroath

distanceDistance48 miles (77 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 28 min
priceAverage train ticket price$21 (€18)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersEast Coast, ScotRail, CrossCountry or Caledonian Sleeper

Trains from Edinburgh to Arbroath cover the 48 miles (77 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 28 min with our travel partners like East Coast, ScotRail, CrossCountry or Caledonian Sleeper. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $21 (€18), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $14 (€13). Travelers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Arbroath.

Train companies: East Coast, ScotRail and CrossCountry from Edinburgh to Arbroath trains

Travel from Edinburgh to Arbroath from $14 (€13) with Omio’s train partners East Coast, ScotRail and CrossCountry! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular journey for you.

LNER is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates a wide range of services, from high-speed intercity trains to local services. Its most popular routes include London to Edinburgh, London to Leeds, and London to York. LNER offers a variety of train types, including the Azuma, InterCity 225, and HST. The Azuma is a modern, high-speed train that offers comfortable seating and onboard Wi-Fi. The InterCity 225 is a classic train that offers a more traditional experience. The HST is a high-speed train that offers a smooth ride and plenty of legroom. LNER offers a variety of ticket types, including Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak. Advance tickets are the cheapest option and must be booked in advance. Anytime tickets are more expensive but can be used at any time. Off-Peak tickets are the most affordable option for travelling during off-peak times. Onboard facilities include comfortable seating, Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. LNER also offers a range of discounts and special offers, making it an affordable and convenient way to travel.

Edinburgh to Arbroath train information with East Coast:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 34 min
  • Cheapest Price: $14
  • East Coast frequency: 3 a day

FAQs: Trains from Edinburgh to Arbroath

FAQs: Travel by train from Edinburgh to Arbroath easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Edinburgh to Arbroath.
Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Arbroath can start from as little as $14 (€13) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Edinburgh to Arbroath is $21 (€18); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from Edinburgh to Arbroath is 1 h 28 min   to travel the 48 mile (77 km) long trip, with around there are 12 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Edinburgh to Arbroath leaves at 5: 30 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Edinburgh to Arbroath leaves at 7: 34 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Edinburgh to Arbroath without having to change trains with East Coast, ScotRail or Caledonian Sleeper. There are 12 direct trains from Edinburgh to Arbroath each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
For the best Edinburgh to Arbroath train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with East Coast, ScotRail, CrossCountry or Caledonian Sleeper. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services to Arbroath from Edinburgh to compare what amenities they may offer.
Yes, you can take a night train from Edinburgh to Arbroath with Caledonian Sleeper. Find all the info regarding night trains in Europe.  

Passengers board the train most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley, which is located around 0.4 miles (727 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Arbroath, located 0.5 miles (769 m) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Arbroath from Edinburgh is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 28 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Edinburgh to Arbroath by train is March.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel between Edinburgh and Arbroath including taking a train or bus.

Important Stations and Airports in Edinburgh and Arbroath

The major railway station for departures from Edinburgh is Edinburgh Waverley. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Edinburgh Waverley for your journey between Edinburgh and Arbroath.
Amenities at station
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59 | Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59
Public transit options for Edinburgh Waverley
Bus lines: 22, 30, 33, X22, X25, X37
Train lines: Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, LNER, ScotRail, Transpennine Express
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Waterloo Place, pick up across from Apex Hotel and drop off outside the Apex Hotel.
Metro: No metro available.

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