There are 4 ways to get from Forfar to Stonehaven by bus, train, taxi or car

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Line 27 bus, train  •  1 h 43 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 Stonehaven

$19 - $62

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Line 27 bus, bus  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the line 27 bus from Forfar, Royal Bank of Scotland to Arbroath Railway Station 27 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Arbroath, Bus Station to Stonehaven, Barclay Street X7

$19

Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Forfar to Stonehaven 39.2 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from Forfar to Stonehaven 39.2 miles

$8 - $13

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Forfar to Stonehaven. However, there are services departing from Forfar, Royal Bank of Scotland and arriving at Stonehaven, Barclay Street via Arbroath, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 20 min.

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The distance between Forfar and Stonehaven is 34 miles. The road distance is 39.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Forfar to Stonehaven without a car is to line 27 bus and train which takes 1 h 43 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 43 min to get from Forfar to Stonehaven, including transfers.

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

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Forfar to Stonehaven bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, arrive at Stonehaven, Barclay Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Forfar to Stonehaven is 39 miles. It takes approximately 40 min to drive from Forfar to Stonehaven.

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There are 318+ hotels available in Stonehaven. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Forfar to Stonehaven.
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  • Distance: 33.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 43 min

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

You can take a bus from Forfar to Stonehaven via Arbroath Railway Station and Arbroath, Bus Station in around 2 h 20 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Arbroath to Stonehaven
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $16
CrossCountry
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Arbroath to Stonehaven
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$25 - $40
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 Arbroath, Bus Station to Stonehaven, Barclay Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Forfar to Stonehaven
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Tay Taxis
Phone
+44 1382 450450
The Taxi Club
Phone
+44 1382 202727

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