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There are 6 ways to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Forres by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 41m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh Gateway to Inverness

$54 - $73

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Bus  •  6h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride to Inverness, Bus Station M90 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Forres, Cumming Street 10 / ...

$43 - $60

4 alternative options

Train via Perth  •  6h 33m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh Gateway to Perth
  2. Take the train from Perth to Forres

$63 - $84

Night train, bus  •  7h 33m

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

$44 - $64

Drive  •  2h 58m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Forres 159.4 miles

$30 - $50

Fly, bus  •  6h 30m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Wick (WIC) EDI - WIC
  2. Take the bus from Wick, Hill Avenue to Inverness, Bus Station

$105 - $366

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Forres is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 2h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Forres is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 2h 58m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Forres. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh Airport, Airport and arriving at Forres, Cumming Street via Halbeath, Park & Ride and Inverness, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 8m.

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The distance between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) and Forres is 116 miles. The road distance is 159.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Forres without a car is to train which takes 5h 41m and costs £40 - £60.

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It takes approximately 5h 41m to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Forres, including transfers.

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Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Forres bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Halbeath, Park & Ride station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Forres is to train which takes 5h 41m and costs £40 - £60. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £50 and takes 6h 8m.

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Wick Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Forres bus services, operated by Stagecoach North Scotland, arrive at Forres, Cumming Street station.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Forres.
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  • Distance: 115.9 miles
  • Duration: 5h 41m

What companies run services between Edinburgh Airport (EDI), Scotland and Forres, Scotland?

ScotRail operates a train from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Forres 5 times a day. Tickets cost $45 - $60 and the journey takes 3h 21m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Forres via Halbeath, Kingdom Services, Halbeath, Park & Ride, and Inverness, Bus Station in around 6h 8m.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Edinburgh to Wick
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh Gateway to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $60
Train from Edinburgh Gateway to Perth
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $20
Train from Perth to Forres
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $60
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Edinburgh to Inverness
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$193
Sleeper Seat
$30 - $45
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
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
Stagecoach Highlands
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Wick, Hill Avenue to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Website
Stagecoach Highlands

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Forres is 159 miles. It takes approximately 2h 58m to drive from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Forres.

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Loganair offers flights from Edinburgh Airport to Wick Airport.

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There are 210+ hotels available in Forres. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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