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There are 4 ways to get from Forres to St Andrews by train, bus, night train or car

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Train  •  3h 54m

  1. Take the train from Forres to Aberdeen
  2. Take the train from Aberdeen to Dundee

£23 - £54

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Bus  •  6h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Elgin, Bus Station to Union Square Bus Station 10 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station M9 / ...

£34 - £52

Night train  •  3h 44m

  1. Take the night train from Forres to Dundee

£36 - £46

Drive  •  2h 48m

  1. Drive from Forres to St Andrews 131.6 miles

£21 - £35

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The cheapest way to get from Forres to St Andrews is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Forres to St Andrews is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2h 48m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Forres to St Andrews station. However, there are services departing from Forres, Cumming Street and arriving at St Andrews, Bus Station via Elgin, Bus Station, Union Square Bus Station and Seagate Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 22m.

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The distance between Forres and St Andrews is 94 miles. The road distance is 131.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Forres to St Andrews without a car is to train which takes 3h 54m and costs £22 - £55.

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It takes approximately 3h 54m to get from Forres to St Andrews, including transfers.

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Forres to St Andrews bus services, operated by Stagecoach North Scotland, arrive at Elgin, Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Forres to St Andrews is to train which takes 3h 54m and costs £22 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £55 and takes 6h 22m.

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Forres to St Andrews bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Dundee City Centre, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Forres to St Andrews is 132 miles. It takes approximately 2h 48m to drive from Forres to St Andrews.

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  • Distance: 93.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h 54m

What companies run services between Forres, Scotland and St Andrews, Fife, Scotland?

You can take a train from Forres to St Andrews via Aberdeen, Dundee, and Dundee City Centre, station in around 3h 54m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Forres to St Andrews via Elgin, Bus Station, Union Square Bus Station, and Seagate Bus Station in around 6h 22m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Forres to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£18 - £23
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Day Single
£18 - £23
Train from Aberdeen to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£14 - £19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single
£14 - £19
Night train from Forres to Dundee
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
£19 - £27
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Aberdeen to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£1 - £2
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Seat
£1 - £2
Sleeper Berth Club Solo
£8 - £10
Sleeper Berth Classic
£17 - £23
Bus operators
Stagecoach North Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Elgin, Bus Station to Union Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £22
Website
Stagecoach North Scotland
Scottish Citylink
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Union Square Bus Station to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£14 - £20
Website
Megabus UK

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