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There are 5 ways to get from Aviemore to Forres by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 20m

  1. Take the train from Aviemore to Forres

$17 - $22

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Bus  •  2h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Aviemore, Cairngorm Hotel to Inverness, Bus Station G10 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Forres, Cumming Street 10 / ...

$16 - $25

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2h 9m

  1. Take the train from Aviemore to Inverness
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Forres, Cumming Street 10 / ...

$20 - $33

Taxi  •  43m

  1. Take a taxi from Aviemore to Forres 34.5 miles

$90 - $120

Drive  •  43m

  1. Drive from Aviemore to Forres 34.5 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Aviemore to Forres is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Aviemore to Forres is to taxi which costs £70 - £85 and takes 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Aviemore to Forres. However, there are services departing from Aviemore, Cairngorm Hotel and arriving at Forres, Cumming Street via Inverness, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 15m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Aviemore and arriving at Forres. Services depart twice a week, and operate Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1h 20m.

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The distance between Aviemore and Forres is 30 miles. The road distance is 34.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Aviemore to Forres without a car is to train which takes 1h 20m and costs £13 - £17.

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The train from Aviemore to Forres takes 1h 20m including transfers and departs twice a week.

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Aviemore to Forres bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Aviemore, Cairngorm Hotel station.

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Aviemore to Forres train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Aviemore station.

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The best way to get from Aviemore to Forres is to train which takes 1h 20m and costs £13 - £17. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £12 - £19 and takes 2h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Aviemore to Forres.
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  • Distance: 30.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 20m

What companies run services between Aviemore, Highland, Scotland and Forres, Scotland?

ScotRail operates a train from Aviemore to Forres twice a week. Tickets cost $17 - $22 and the journey takes 1h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Aviemore to Forres via Inverness, Bus Station in around 2h 15m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Aviemore to Forres
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $22
Train from Aviemore to Inverness
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $14
Bus operators
Stagecoach North Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Forres, Cumming Street
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Stagecoach North Scotland
Scottish Citylink
Stagecoach Highlands
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Aviemore, Cairngorm Hotel to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Stagecoach Highlands
Other operators
Taxi from Aviemore to Forres
Ave. Duration
43m
Estimated price
$90 - $120

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Aviemore to Forres bus services, operated by Stagecoach North Scotland, arrive at Forres, Cumming Street station.

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Aviemore to Forres train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Forres station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Aviemore to Forres is 34 miles. It takes approximately 43m to drive from Aviemore to Forres.

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