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

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Train, line 20 bus  •  2 h 27 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 21A / ...

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Bus, line 20 bus  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station M8 / ...
  2. Take the line 20 bus from Seagate Bus Station to Forfar, The Cross 21A / ...

Bus  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Glenrothes, Bus Station X24
  2. Take the bus from Glenrothes, Bus Station to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station X54

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 Seagate Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 25 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 27 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 27 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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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Forfar is 94 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 36 min to drive from Glasgow to Forfar.

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There are 215+ hotels available in Forfar. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Forfar.
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  • Distance: 75.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 27 min

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

You can take a bus from Glasgow to Forfar via Seagate Bus Station in around 3 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 19 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
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dundee City Centre, Forum Centre to Forfar, The Cross
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Seagate Bus Station to Forfar, The Cross
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Glenrothes, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Glenrothes, Bus Station to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
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
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Glasgow to Dundee, Scotland
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com

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