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There are 4 ways to get from Edinburgh to Forfar, Service Road by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  2h 38m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Dundee
  2. Take the bus from Dundee City Centre, Forum Centre to Forfar, Royal Bank of Scotland 20 / ...

£12 - £132

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Bus, line 20 bus  •  2h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Seagate Bus Station M92
  2. Take the line 20 bus from Seagate Bus Station to Forfar, John Street 20 / ...

£12 - £20

Bus, line 20 bus via Edinburgh, Princes Street  •  4h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station X61 / ...
  2. Take the line 20 bus from Seagate Bus Station to Forfar, John Street 20 / ...

£15 - £23

Drive  •  1h 22m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Forfar, Service Road 69.4 miles

£10 - £16

Edinburgh → Forfar, Service Road
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The most affordable way to get from Edinburgh to Forfar, Service Road is to drive, which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Forfar, Service Road is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1h 22m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh station to Forfar, Service Road. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Bus Station and arriving at Forfar, John Street via Seagate Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 48m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Forfar, Service Road is 50 miles. The road distance is 69.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Forfar, Service Road without a car is to train and bus which takes 2h 38m and costs £11 - £140.

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It takes approximately 2h 38m to get from Edinburgh to Forfar, Service Road, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Forfar, Service Road bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Edinburgh, Bus Station.

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Edinburgh to Forfar, Service Road bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, arrive at Forfar, John Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Forfar, Service Road is 69 miles. It takes approximately 1h 22m to drive from Edinburgh to Forfar, Service Road.

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There are 89+ hotels available in Forfar, Service Road. Prices start at £75 per night.

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  • Distance: 49.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 38m

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

You can take a bus from Edinburgh to Forfar, Service Road via Seagate Bus Station in around 2h 48m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £40
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£12 - £19
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£29 - £40
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£7 - £90
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £60
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£60 - £90
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dundee City Centre, Forum Centre to Forfar, Royal Bank of Scotland
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Seagate Bus Station to Forfar, John Street
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Dundee City Centre, Forum Centre to Forfar, Royal Bank of Scotland
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Megabus UK

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