There are 3 ways to get from Edinburgh to Forfar by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, line 20 bus  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Dundee
  2. Take the line 20 bus from Dundee City Centre, Forum Centre to Forfar, The Cross 20 / ...

$20 - $68

Cheapest option

Bus, line 20 bus  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from West End, Queensferry Street (after Queensferry Street Lane) to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station M92 / ...
  2. Take the line 20 bus from Seagate Bus Station to Forfar, The Cross 20 / ...

$13 - $31

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Forfar 69 miles

$14 - $22

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Forfar is to bus and line 20 bus which costs £9 - £24 and takes 2 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Forfar is to drive which takes 1 h 24 min and costs £11 - £17.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Forfar is 79 km. The road distance is 110 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 6 min to get from Edinburgh to Forfar, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Forfar. However, there are services departing from West End, Queensferry Street (after Queensferry Street Lane) and arriving at Forfar, The Cross via Seagate Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 25 min.

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What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Forfar, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Edinburgh to Forfar via Dundee City Centre, Bus Station and Seagate Bus Station in around 2 h 25 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $23
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dundee City Centre, Forum Centre to Forfar, The Cross
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp Boots) to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Seagate Bus Station to Forfar, The Cross
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from West End, Queensferry Street (after Queensferry Street Lane) to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Book at
uk.megabus.com

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