Forres travel guide

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You're Going to Love Forres

With a population of 9,134, Forres is a must-see destination in Scotland, United Kingdom.

When to visit Forres

Forres in March
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Forres in March
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Forres


Although Forres doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Inverness Airport (INV), which is located 26 km from Forres.


AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Forres, followed by Scotrail. The train journey from Forres to Manchester takes 7h 00m and costs around $246 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Liverpool, expect to pay about $246 for a 7h 27m trip. The train station in Forres is called Forres, and is located 8 km from the city centre.


Another option to get to Forres is to pick up a car hire from Edinburgh, which is about 186 km from Forres. You’ll find branches of Hertz and DRIVALIA , among others, in Edinburgh.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Forres, including Megabus, Scottish Citylink and National Express. From Edinburgh, the bus ride to Forres takes 346 km and will cost you around $73. From Glasgow, the ticket costs about $66 for a journey of 351 km.

Airports near Forres

Airlines serving Forres

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British Airways
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Air France
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Qatar Airways
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Scandinavian Airlines
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Etihad Airways
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ITA Airways
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Malaysia Airlines
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Japan Airlines
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Aer Lingus
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LATAM Airlines
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China Eastern
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Qantas Airways
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American Airlines
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Hiring a car in Forres

Expect to pay $3.21 per litre in Forres (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $38.42 and $51.22. The most frequently booked car type in Forres is Compact (Ford Focus or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Mini car hire (Fiat 500 or similar) is, on average, 73% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.