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There are 4 ways to get from Forres to Glasgow Central Station by train, bus, night train or car

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Train  •  4h 56m

  1. Take the train from Inverness to Glasgow Queen Street

£41 - £136

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Bus  •  5h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Forres, Cumming Street to Inverness, Bus Station 10 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station M10

£37 - £54

2 alternative options

Bus, night train, train  •  6h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Forres, Cumming Street to Inverness, Bus Station 10 / ...
  2. Take the night train from Inverness to Stirling
  3. Take the train from Stirling to Glasgow Queen Street

£53 - £72

Drive  •  3h 12m

  1. Drive from Forres to Glasgow Central Station 167.2 miles

£25 - £40

Forres to Glasgow Central Station by train and walk

The journey time between Forres and Glasgow Central Station is around 4h 38m and covers a distance of around 205 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 3m. Services are operated by First ScotRail Service. Typically 26 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
4h 38m
Fastest journey time:
4h 3m
Journey distance:
205 miles
Services per week:
26
Cheapest price:
£41
Carbon emissions:
17 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:04
Last service departs at:
19:07

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Forres to Glasgow Central Station train and walk schedules

Forres → Glasgow Central Station
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The cheapest way to get from Forres to Glasgow Central Station is to drive which costs £25 - £40 and takes 3h 12m.

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The fastest way to get from Forres to Glasgow Central Station is to drive. Taking this option will cost £25 - £40 and takes 3h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Forres to Glasgow Central Station station. However, there are services departing from Forres, Cumming Street and arriving at Buchanan Bus Station via Inverness, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 54m.

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No, there is no direct train from Forres to Glasgow Central Station. However, there are services departing from Forres and arriving at Glasgow Queen Street via Inverness. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 56m.

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The distance between Forres and Glasgow Central Station is 124 miles. The road distance is 167.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Forres to Glasgow Central Station without a car is to train which takes 4h 56m and costs £40 - £140.

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It takes approximately 4h 56m to get from Forres to Glasgow Central Station, including transfers.

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Forres to Glasgow Central Station bus services, operated by Stagecoach North Scotland, depart from Forres, Cumming Street station.

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Forres to Glasgow Central Station train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Inverness station.

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The best way to get from Forres to Glasgow Central Station is to train which takes 4h 56m and costs £40 - £140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £35 - £55 and takes 5h 54m.

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  • Distance: 124.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 56m

What companies run services between Forres, Scotland and Glasgow Central Station, Scotland?

First ScotRail Service operates a train from Inverness to Glasgow Queen Street 4 times a day. Tickets cost £35 - £120 and the journey takes 3h 18m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Forres to Glasgow Central Station via Inverness, Bus Station and Buchanan Bus Station in around 5h 54m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Inverness to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£35 - £120
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£90 - £120
Train from Stirling to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £19
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £10
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£14 - £19
Bus operators
Stagecoach North Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Forres, Cumming Street to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
Stagecoach North Scotland
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
Scottish Citylink

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Forres to Glasgow Central Station bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Buchanan Bus Station.

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Forres to Glasgow Central Station train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Glasgow Queen Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Forres to Glasgow Central Station is 167 miles. It takes approximately 3h 12m to drive from Forres to Glasgow Central Station.

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