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Arbroath station opened in 1848 and retains some Victorian architectural features, including an impressive brick facade and decorative awnings. The station originally opened to link the town with Dundee, and trains to Arbroath include regular services between Dundee to the west and Aberdeen to the east. Other services include hourly trains to Edinburgh and Glasgow Queen Street, as well as East Coast services to London Euston via Newcastle and York. The town centre and the main shopping area of Arbroath is a seven-minute walk east from the station, beyond which you will find the impressive sandstone ruins of Arbroath Abbey. Other attractions are much fishier, though. Arbroath has long been synonymous with fishing, and the Harbour Visitor Centre - an eight-minute walk south from the station - tells the story of the local fishing industry as well as the culinary delicacy known as the Arbroath Smokie, which can only be produced within a four-mile radius of the town.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays07:00 - 19:30
Saturday 07:00 - 19:30
Sunday 09:10 - 16:30
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Departure screens
Baby changeAvailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer Service notes
Customer help pointsAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
EverydayOpen 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Carpark operatorScotRail
Car parking spaces18
Carpark charges
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces10
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVUnavailable
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

Step-free, level from car park to platform 1 & lifts between platforms

Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterAvailable
Arbroath station is on two levels, with the main entrance on Keptie Street leading to the concourse with ticket counter, toilets and lifts down to the platforms. There are two platforms, both of which have waiting rooms. Platform 1 is for westbound services to Dundee and onwards to Edinburgh, Glasgow and London. Platform 2 is for eastbound services to Aberdeen. There is an additional entrance directly on to platform 2 from the station car park.

Departures and arrivals from Arbroath

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Arbroath station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Glasgow Queen StreetScotRail19:381Late
to DundeeScotRail19:381On time
to Edinburgh (Waverley)ScotRail20:071On time
to AberdeenLondon North Eastern Railway20:152On time
to AberdeenScotRail20:252On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from AberdeenScotRail19:371Late
from AberdeenScotRail20:061On time
from London Kings CrossLondon North Eastern Railway20:122On time
from Glasgow Queen StreetScotRail20:242On time
from AberdeenScotRail20:361On time
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