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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, line 20 bus  •  3 h 23 min

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

$41 - $53

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Cupar, Railway Station (Cupar Rail Station) X24

$19 - $27

3 alternative options

Bus, line 20 bus  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Broxden, Park and Ride M9 / ...
  2. Take the line 20 bus from Seagate Bus Station to Forfar, The Cross 20 / ...

$26 - $48

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

$290 - $400

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, Broxden, Park and Ride, Dundee City Centre, Bus Station, and Seagate Bus Station in around 4 h 25 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 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $35
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hilltown, Nelson Street to Forfar, The Cross
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Seagate Bus Station to Forfar, The Cross
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Cupar, Railway Station (Cupar Rail Station)
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Scottish Citylink
Megabus UK
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Glasgow Airport to Forfar
Estimated price
$290 - $400

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Forfar?

The distance between Glasgow Airport (GLA) and Forfar is 129 km. The road distance is 165 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Forfar?

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Forfar is to bus which costs £13 - £20 and takes 4 h 39 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Forfar?

The quickest way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Forfar is to drive which takes 1 h 49 min and costs £15 - £23.

Is there a direct bus between Glasgow Airport (GLA) and Forfar?

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, Broxden, Park and Ride and Seagate Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 25 min.

How long does it take to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Forfar?

It takes approximately 3 h 23 min to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Forfar, including transfers.