There are 4 ways to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Forres by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Haymarket to Forres

$62 - $81

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride to Inverness, Bus Station M90

$39 - $59

2 alternative options

Train via Inverkeithing  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Inverkeithing to Forres

$59 - $80

Drive  •  2 h 58 min

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

$30 - $50

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

ScotRail operates a train from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Forres 6 times a week. Tickets cost $60 - $75 and the journey takes 3 h 59 min. Alternatively, Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Forres hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 3 h 3 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Forres
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $75
Train from Inverkeithing to Forres
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $75
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) and Forres is 185 km. The road distance is 255 km.

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Forres is to drive which costs £25 - £40 and takes 2 h 58 min.

The quickest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Forres is to drive which takes 2 h 58 min and costs £25 - £40.

No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Forres. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh Airport, Stance G (Airport) and arriving at Forres, Cumming Street via Halbeath, Park & Ride, Inverness, Marks and Spencer (Monument) and Nairn, Bus Station (Bus Shelter). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 49 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 19 min to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Forres, including transfers.