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There are 5 ways to get from Forfar to Inverness by train, bus, night train or car

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Train via Perth  •  5h 1m

  1. Take the train from Perth to Inverness

$25 - $66

4 alternative options

Train  •  5h 20m

  1. Take the train from Dundee to Inverness

$53 - $69

Bus  •  6h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Dundee City Centre, Bus Station to Kinross, Park and Ride M92
  2. Take the bus from Kinross, Park and Ride to Inverness, Bus Station M90 / ...

$46 - $65

Bus, night train  •  7h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Seagate Bus Station to Perth, Scott Street 57 / ...
  2. Take the night train from Perth to Inverness

$35 - $52

Drive  •  2h 30m

  1. Drive from Forfar to Inverness 129.9 miles

$27 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Forfar to Inverness is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Forfar to Inverness is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2h 30m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Forfar to Inverness station. However, there are services departing from Forfar, Council Offices and arriving at Inverness, Bus Station via Dundee City Centre, Bus Station and Kinross, Park and Ride. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 5m.

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The distance between Forfar and Inverness is 77 miles. The road distance is 129.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Forfar to Inverness without a car is to train which takes 5h 1m and costs £19 - £55.

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It takes approximately 5h 1m to get from Forfar to Inverness, including transfers.

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Forfar to Inverness bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Dundee City Centre, Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Forfar to Inverness is to train which takes 5h 1m and costs £19 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £35 - £50 and takes 6h 5m.

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Forfar to Inverness bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Inverness, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Forfar to Inverness is 130 miles. It takes approximately 2h 30m to drive from Forfar to Inverness.

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Map of how to get from Forfar to Inverness.
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  • Distance: 76.9 miles
  • Duration: 5h 1m

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

ScotRail operates a train from Forfar to Inverness every 2 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $40 and the journey takes 2h 14m. LNER also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Forfar to Inverness via Dundee City Centre, Marks and Spencer, Dundee City Centre, Bus Station, and Kinross, Park and Ride in around 6h 5m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Perth to Inverness
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $40
Train from Dundee to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $65
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Perth to Inverness
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$191
Sleeper Seat
$24 - $35
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Dundee City Centre, Bus Station to Kinross, Park and Ride
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Website
Megabus UK
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Kinross, Park and Ride to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Seagate Bus Station to Perth, Scott Street
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Xplore Dundee
Phone
01382 201121
Email
travelcare@nationalexpress.com
Website
nxbus.co.uk
Bus from Seagate Bus Station to Perth, Scott Street
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
nxbus.co.uk

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