There are 5 ways to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Forfar by bus, train, car or towncar

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Bus, line 20 bus  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station M9 / ...
  2. Take the line 20 bus from Seagate Bus Station to Forfar, The Cross 20 / ...

$35 - $42

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Train, line 20 bus  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Dundee
  2. Take the line 20 bus from Dundee City Centre, Forum Centre to Forfar, The Cross 20 / ...

$40 - $51

Bus  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Braehead Shopping Centre, Bus Station to Forfar, Royal Bank of Scotland 253

$35 - $41

Drive  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Forfar 103 miles

$22 - $35

Towncar  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Take a town car from Glasgow Airport to Forfar 103 miles

$270 - $380

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Forfar. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) and arriving at Forfar, The Cross via Buchanan Bus Station and Seagate Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 12 min.

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The distance between Glasgow Airport (GLA) and Forfar is 81 miles. The road distance is 103 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Forfar without a car is to bus and line 20 bus which takes 3 h 12 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 12 min to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Forfar, including transfers.

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Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Forfar bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Buchanan Bus Station.

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Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Forfar bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, arrive at Forfar, The Cross station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Forfar is 103 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 49 min to drive from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Forfar.

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There are 221+ hotels available in Forfar. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Forfar.
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  • Distance: 80.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 12 min

What companies run services between Glasgow Airport (GLA), Scotland and Forfar, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Forfar via Buchanan Bus Station, Dundee City Centre, Bus Station, and Seagate Bus Station in around 3 h 12 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach East Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Seagate Bus Station to Forfar, The Cross
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dundee City Centre, Forum Centre to Forfar, The Cross
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Braehead Shopping Centre, Bus Station to Forfar, Royal Bank of Scotland
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
fisherstours.co.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Glasgow Airport to Forfar
Estimated price
$270 - $380

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