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

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  •  2 h 29 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 / ...

$32 - $37

Cheapest option

Bus, line 20 bus  •  2 h 52 min

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

$26 - $34

2 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Halbeath, Park & Ride Arrival Bay X27 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride Arrival Bay to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station X54 / ...

$37

Drive  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Forfar 93.8 miles

$20 - $30

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Forfar is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Forfar is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow station to Forfar. However, there are services departing from Buchanan Bus Station and arriving at Forfar, The Cross via Broxden, Park and Ride and Seagate Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 52 min.

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The distance between Glasgow and Forfar is 76 miles. The road distance is 93.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Forfar without a car is to train and line 20 bus which takes 2 h 29 min and costs £24 - £29.

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It takes approximately 2 h 29 min to get from Glasgow to Forfar, including transfers.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Forfar.
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  • Distance: 75.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 29 min

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

You can take a bus from Glasgow to Forfar via Broxden, Park and Ride, Dundee City Centre, Bus Station, and Seagate Bus Station in around 2 h 52 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 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $30
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Scotland
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
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 Buchanan Bus Station to Halbeath, Park & Ride Arrival Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride Arrival Bay to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Broxden, Park and Ride
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Broxden, Park and Ride to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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