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

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Bus  •  1h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Forfar, St John's Church to Perth, Canal Street 248 / ...

£6 - £10

4 alternative options

Line 20 bus, train  •  1h 40m

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

£9 - £18

Line 20 bus, bus  •  1h 58m

  1. Take the line 20 bus from Forfar, Council Offices to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station 20 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Seagate Bus Station to Perth, Canal Street 16 / ...

£9 - £13

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Forfar to Perth 34.9 miles

£80 - £100

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from Forfar to Perth 34.9 miles

£6 - £9

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The cheapest way to get from Forfar to Perth is to drive which costs £6 - £9 and takes 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Forfar to Perth is to taxi which costs £80 - £100 and takes 38 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Forfar, St John's Church and arriving at Perth, Canal Street. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 12m.

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The distance between Forfar and Perth is 27 miles. The road distance is 34.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Forfar to Perth without a car is to bus which takes 1h 12m and costs £6 - £10.

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The bus from Forfar, St John's Church to Perth, Canal Street takes 1h 12m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Forfar to Perth bus services, operated by Fishers Tours of Dundee, depart from Forfar, St John's Church station.

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Forfar to Perth bus services, operated by Fishers Tours of Dundee, arrive at Perth, Canal Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Forfar to Perth is 35 miles. It takes approximately 38 min to drive from Forfar to Perth.

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Map of how to get from Forfar to Perth.
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  • Distance: 27.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 12m

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

Fishers Tours of Dundee operates a bus from Forfar, St John's Church to Perth, Canal Street twice daily. Tickets cost £6 - £10 and the journey takes 1h 12m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Dundee to Perth
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £13
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£5 - £7
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£10 - £13
Bus operators
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Forfar, St John's Church to Perth, Canal Street
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£6 - £10
Website
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Forfar, Council Offices to Dundee City Centre, Murraygate
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Forfar, Council Offices to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £6
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Seagate Bus Station to Perth, Canal Street
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Other operators
Taxi from Forfar to Perth
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
£80 - £100
Cathedral City Cabs
Phone
+44 7739 459 263
ABK Cabs
Phone
+44 1356 622 228
Links Cabs Carnoustie
Phone
+44 1241 853 853
Website
linkscabs.com
Barr Cabs
Phone
+44 1241 853 000
Website
barrcabs.co.uk
Tele Taxis
Phone
+44 1382 825 825
Tay Taxis
Phone
+44 1382 450 450
Dundee City Taxis
Phone
+44 1382 204 060
Dundee 50 50 50
Phone
+44 1382 50 50 50
Central Taxis
Phone
+44 1241 877 766
Website
taxisarbroath.co.uk
Brothock Taxis
Phone
+44 1241 873 107
Arbroath Taxis
Phone
+44 1241 430 430
Website
arbroath-taxis.business.site
PJ's First Class Taxis
Phone
+44 1674 674 747
Website
pjsfirstclasstaxis.co.uk
Jeeny's Taxi
Phone
+44 1674 671 671
D B Taxis
Phone
+44 1674 676 656
Williamsons Taxis
Phone
+44 1334 839 279
St Andrews Quick Taxis
Phone
+44 7938 151 900
Website
standrewsquicktaxis.co.uk
Club Cars St Andrews
Phone
+44 1334 408 908
Website
clubcarsstandrews.com

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