There are 9 ways to get from Plymouth to Forres by train, plane, bus, night train or car

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Train to Exeter, fly to Inverness  •  8h 10m

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Exeter St Davids
  2. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Inverness (INV) EXT - INV

£124 - £309

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Bus  •  19h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to Glasgow
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station G10 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Forres, Cumming Street 10 / ...

£50 - £72

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Train to Bristol, fly to Inverness  •  6h 50m

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Inverness (INV) BRS - INV

£92 - £252

Train to Bristol, fly to Aberdeen, train  •  7h 30m

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Aberdeen (ABZ) BRS - ABZ
  3. Take the train from Dyce to Forres

£142 - £381

Train to Bristol, fly to Glasgow, train  •  10h 29m

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Glasgow (GLA) BRS - GLA
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Forres

£139 - £409

Train to Exeter, fly to Edinburgh, train  •  10h 15m

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Exeter St Davids
  2. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Edinburgh (EDI) EXT - EDI
  3. Take the train from Edinburgh Gateway to Inverness

£119 - £400

Train  •  13h 57m

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Aberdeen
  2. Take the train from Aberdeen to Forres

£203 - £331

Train, night train, bus  •  18h 24m

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Crewe
  3. Take the night train from Crewe to Inverness
  4. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Forres, Cumming Street 10 / ...

£161 - £248

Drive  •  10h 50m

  1. Drive from Plymouth to Forres 649.7 miles

£100 - £160

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The cheapest way to get from Plymouth to Forres is to bus which costs £50 - £75 and takes 19h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Plymouth to Forres is to train and fly which costs £90 - £260 and takes 6h 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Plymouth station to Forres. However, there are services departing from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way and arriving at Forres, Cumming Street via Buchanan Bus Station and Inverness, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Plymouth to Forres. However, there are services departing from Plymouth and arriving at Forres via Aberdeen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 57m.

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The distance between Plymouth and Forres is 504 miles. The road distance is 649.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Plymouth to Forres without a car is to train which takes 13h 57m and costs £200 - £340.

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It takes approximately 8h 10m to get from Plymouth to Forres, including transfers.

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Plymouth to Forres bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way.

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Plymouth to Forres train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Plymouth station.

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The best way to get from Plymouth to Forres is to train which takes 13h 57m and costs £200 - £340. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £50 - £75 and takes 19h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Plymouth to Forres.
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  • Distance: 503.5 miles
  • Duration: 8h 10m

What companies run services between Plymouth, England and Forres, Scotland?

You can take a train from Plymouth to Forres via Aberdeen in around 13h 57m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Plymouth to Forres via Buchanan Bus Station and Inverness, Bus Station in around 19h 50m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Exeter to Inverness via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£150 - £370
Flights from Exeter to Inverness via Edinburgh, Stornoway
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£170 - £310
Flights from Exeter to Inverness via Belfast City, Manchester
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£190 - £370
Flights from Exeter to Inverness via Glasgow, Stornoway
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£170 - £310
Flights from Exeter to Inverness via Paris CDG, Manchester
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£270 - £430
Flights from Exeter to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£75 - £280
Flights from Exeter to Edinburgh via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£75 - £280
Flights from Exeter to Edinburgh via London City
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
£75 - £280
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Exeter to Inverness via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£150 - £370
Flights from Exeter to Inverness via Edinburgh, Stornoway
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£170 - £310
Flights from Exeter to Inverness via Glasgow, Stornoway
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£170 - £310
Flights from Bristol to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £340
Flights from Exeter to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£75 - £280
Flights from Exeter to Edinburgh via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£75 - £280
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Exeter to Inverness via Jersey, London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£75 - £400
Flights from Bristol to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £230
Flights from Bristol to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £170
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Exeter to Inverness via Manchester, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£110 - £550
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Plymouth to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£21 - £40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£13 - £20
Advanced Single
£14 - £20
Anytime Day Single
£21 - £40
Train from Plymouth to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£50 - £95
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£28 - £45
Advanced Single
£29 - £45
Anytime Day Single
£50 - £95
Train from Plymouth to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£65 - £130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£35 - £55
Advanced Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single
£65 - £130
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Plymouth to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£20 - £35
Anytime Single
£30 - £45
Off-Peak Single
£20 - £30
Train from Plymouth to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£30 - £50
Anytime Single
£45 - £75
Off-Peak Single
£40 - £65
Train from Plymouth to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
11h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£180 - £280
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£100 - £160
Anytime Single
£180 - £280
Off-Peak Single
£220 - £320
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Dyce to Forres
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£16 - £50
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£16 - £24
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£35 - £50
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Forres
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£45 - £150
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £70
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£110 - £150
Train from Edinburgh Gateway to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£35 - £110
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£80 - £110
Train from Aberdeen to Forres
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£17 - £55
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£17 - £26
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£40 - £55
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Cardiff Central to Crewe
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £65
Website
tfw.wales
Advanced Single
£20 - £28
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £65
First Anytime Day Single
£65 - £100
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Crewe to Inverness
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£45 - £50
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Seat
£45 - £50
Sleeper Berth Club Solo
£220 - £250
Sleeper Berth Classic
£150 - £200
Bus operators
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 Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£17 - £22
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National Express
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£26 - £40
Website
Scottish Citylink
Stagecoach North Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Forres, Cumming Street
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
Stagecoach North Scotland

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There is no direct flight from Exeter Airport to Inverness Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 25m and has one stopover.

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Plymouth to Forres bus services, operated by Stagecoach North Scotland, arrive at Forres, Cumming Street station.

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Plymouth to Forres train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Forres station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Plymouth to Forres is 650 miles. It takes approximately 10h 50m to drive from Plymouth to Forres.

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Air France, easyJet, British Airways and two other airlines offer flights from Exeter Airport to Inverness Airport.

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There are 271+ hotels available in Forres. Prices start at £75 per night.

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