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There are 5 ways to get from Inverness to Forfar by train, bus, night train or car

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Train  •  4h

  1. Take the train from Inverness to Perth

$32 - $55

4 alternative options

Bus  •  5h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Kinross, Park and Ride M90 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kinross, Park and Ride to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station M92 / ...

$47 - $63

Night train ScotRail  •  4h 33m

  1. Take the night train from Inverness to Dundee

$34 - $68

Night train Caledonian Sleeper  •  5h 20m

  1. Take the night train from Inverness to Ladybank

$34 - $50

Drive  •  2h 30m

  1. Drive from Inverness to Forfar 129.9 miles

$27 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Inverness to Forfar is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Inverness to Forfar is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2h 30m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Inverness station to Forfar. However, there are services departing from Inverness, Bus Station and arriving at Forfar, The Cross via Kinross, Park and Ride and Seagate Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 30m.

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The distance between Inverness and Forfar is 77 miles. The road distance is 129.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Inverness to Forfar without a car is to train which takes 4h and costs £24 - £45.

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It takes approximately 4h to get from Inverness to Forfar, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Inverness to Forfar is to train which takes 4h and costs £24 - £45. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £35 - £50 and takes 5h 30m.

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Inverness to Forfar bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Dundee City Centre, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Inverness to Forfar is 130 miles. It takes approximately 2h 30m to drive from Inverness to Forfar.

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  • Distance: 76.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h

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

ScotRail operates a train from Inverness to Forfar every 3 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 1h 59m. LNER also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Inverness to Forfar via Kinross, Park and Ride and Seagate Bus Station in around 5h 30m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Inverness to Perth
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Night train from Inverness to Dundee
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $65
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Inverness to Dundee
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$193
Sleeper Seat
$30 - $45
Night train from Inverness to Ladybank
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$192
Sleeper Seat
$26 - $40
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Kinross, Park and Ride
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Kinross, Park and Ride to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Website
Megabus UK

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