There are 5 ways to get from Forfar to Laurencekirk by bus, train, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Line 27 bus, train  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Take the line 27 bus from Forfar, Royal Bank of Scotland to Arbroath Railway Station 27 / ...
  2. Take the train from Arbroath to Laurencekirk

$15 - $18

Cheapest option

Line 21 bus, line 29 bus  •  2 h 12 min

  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

$13

3 alternative options

Line 21 bus, bus  •  2 h 12 min

  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 Railway Station 30 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Montrose Railway Station to Laurencekirk, Farquhar Street 9

$17

Taxi  •  25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Forfar to Laurencekirk 24.8 miles

$65 - $85

Drive  •  25 min

  1. Drive from Forfar to Laurencekirk 24.8 miles

$5 - $8

Questions & Answers

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, Mearns Academy via Brechin, Northern Hotel. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 12 min.

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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 27 bus and train which takes 2 h 6 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 6 min 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, Mearns Academy station.

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

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There are 140+ hotels available in Laurencekirk. Prices start at $78 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: 2 h 6 min

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

You can take a bus from Forfar to Laurencekirk via Brechin, Northern Hotel in around 2 h 12 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Arbroath to Laurencekirk
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $11
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Forfar, Royal Bank of Scotland to Arbroath Railway Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Forfar, Royal Bank of Scotland to Brechin, Northern Hotel
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Brechin, Mackie Motors to Montrose Railway Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Central Taxis
Phone
(01224) 89 00 89
Email
enquiries@centralaberdeen.co.uk
Website
centralaberdeen.co.uk
Bus from Brechin, Northern Hotel to Laurencekirk, Mearns Academy
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
centralaberdeen.co.uk
MW Nicoll
Phone
01561 377262
Email
mwnicollcoaches@btconnect.com
Website
nicoll-coaches.co.uk
Bus from Brechin, Mackie Motors to Montrose Railway Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
nicoll-coaches.co.uk
Bus from Montrose Railway Station to Laurencekirk, Farquhar Street
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
nicoll-coaches.co.uk
Smith & Sons
Phone
01828 626262
Email
info@smithandsonscoaches.co.uk
Website
smithandsonscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Brechin, Mackie Motors to Montrose Railway Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
smithandsonscoaches.co.uk
Wishart
Phone
01241 828747
Email
info@wishartscoaches.com
Website
wishartscoaches.com
Bus from Brechin, Mackie Motors to Montrose Railway Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
Wishart
Stagecoach North Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Montrose Railway Station to Laurencekirk, Farquhar Street
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$6
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Forfar to Laurencekirk
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Tay Taxis
Phone
+44 1382 450450
The Taxi Club
Phone
+44 1382 202727

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