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There are 6 ways to get from Forfar to Laurencekirk by bus, train, taxi or car

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Line 21 bus, bus  •  1h 58m

  1. Take the line 21 bus from Forfar, Royal Bank of Scotland to Brechin, Northern Hotel 21 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brechin, Mackie Motors to Montrose, Co-op 30 / ...

$9 - $14

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Line 21 bus, line 29 bus  •  2h

  1. Take the line 21 bus from Forfar, Royal Bank of Scotland to Brechin, Northern Hotel 21 / ...
  2. Take the line 29 bus from Brechin, Northern Hotel to Laurencekirk, Farquhar Street 29

Line 21 bus, line 29 bus via Laurencekirk, Mearns Academy  •  2h 12m

  1. Take the line 21 bus from Forfar, Royal Bank of Scotland to Brechin, Northern Hotel 21 / ...
  2. Take the line 29 bus from Brechin, Northern Hotel to Laurencekirk, Mearns Academy 29

Line 20 bus, train  •  2h 24m

  1. Take the line 20 bus from Forfar, Council Offices to Dundee City Centre, Murraygate 20 / ...
  2. Take the train from Dundee to Montrose

$15 - $58

Taxi  •  25m

  1. Take a taxi from Forfar to Laurencekirk 24.8 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  25m

  1. Drive from Forfar to Laurencekirk 24.8 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Forfar to Laurencekirk is to drive which costs £4 - £6 and takes 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Forfar to Laurencekirk is to taxi which costs £50 - £65 and takes 25m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Forfar to Laurencekirk. However, there are services departing from Forfar, Royal Bank of Scotland and arriving at Laurencekirk, Farquhar Street via Brechin, Northern Hotel. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h.

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The distance between Forfar and Laurencekirk is 21 miles. The road distance is 24.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Forfar to Laurencekirk without a car is to line 21 bus and bus which takes 1h 58m and costs £7 - £11.

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It takes approximately 1h 58m to get from Forfar to Laurencekirk, including transfers.

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Forfar to Laurencekirk bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, depart from Forfar, Royal Bank of Scotland station.

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Forfar to Laurencekirk bus services, operated by Central Taxis, arrive at Laurencekirk, Farquhar Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Forfar to Laurencekirk is 25 miles. It takes approximately 25m to drive from Forfar to Laurencekirk.

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There are 150+ hotels available in Laurencekirk. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Forfar to Laurencekirk.
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  • Distance: 20.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 58m

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

You can take a bus from Forfar to Laurencekirk via Brechin, Northern Hotel, Brechin, Mackie Motors, Montrose, Co-op, and Montrose in around 1h 58m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Dundee to Montrose
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $13
LNER
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Forfar, Royal Bank of Scotland to Brechin, Northern Hotel
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Brechin, Mackie Motors to Montrose, Co-op
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Forfar, Council Offices to Dundee City Centre, Murraygate
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Wishart
Phone
01241 828747
Email
info@wishartscoaches.com
Website
wishartscoaches.com
Bus from Brechin, Mackie Motors to Montrose, Co-op
Ave. Duration
18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
Wishart
Central Taxis
Phone
(01224) 89 00 89
Email
enquiries@centralaberdeen.co.uk
Website
centralaberdeen.co.uk
Bus from Brechin, Northern Hotel to Laurencekirk, Farquhar Street
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
centralaberdeen.co.uk
Bus from Brechin, Northern Hotel to Laurencekirk, Mearns Academy
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
centralaberdeen.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Forfar to Laurencekirk
Ave. Duration
25m
Estimated price
$65 - $80
The Taxi Club
Phone
+44 1382 202727
Tay Taxis
Phone
+44 1382 450450

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