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. 20 / ...

$28 - $37

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 48 min

  1. X27 / ...
  2. X26

$15 - $23

2 alternative options

Bus, line 20 bus  •  2 h 53 min

  1. M9 / ...
  2. M9 / ...
  3. 20 / ...

$19 - $38

Drive  •  1 h 36 min

  1. 93.8 miles

$20 - $30

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 53 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
$25 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $35
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dundee City Centre, Forum Centre to Forfar, The Cross
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $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 Buchanan Bus Station to Dunfermline, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dunfermline, Bus Station to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
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
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
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Broxden, Park and Ride
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Broxden, Park and Ride to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Book at
uk.megabus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Glasgow and Forfar is 121 km. The road distance is 150 km.

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Forfar is to bus which costs £11 - £17 and takes 3 h 48 min.

The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Forfar is to drive which takes 1 h 36 min and costs £15 - £22.

No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow 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 53 min.

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