Distance between Stornoway and Forfar

The distance from Stornoway to Forfar is 460 kilometers by road. Road takes approximately 6 hours and 53 minutes and goes through Portree, Pitlochry, New Rattray, Maraig, Tarbert, Uig and Broadford.

Click here to load the interactive map
Compare this route in other services:
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Stornoway 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
A859 46 km, 30 min
Maraig 46 km 0:30 30 min 3.6 L
A859 12 km, 08 min
Tarbert 58 km 0:38 38 min 4.5 L
A859 47 km, 2 h 17 min
Uig 104 km 2:55 2 h 55 min 8.3 L
A87 23 km, 16 min
Portree 127 km 3:12 3 h 12 min 9.9 L
A87 44 km, 28 min
Broadford 171 km 3:41 3 h 41 min 13.6 L
A87 C1239 17 km, 12 min
Kylerhea 188 km 3:53 3 h 53 min 14.9 L
C1239 C1224 5 km, 03 min
Glenelg 192 km 3:57 3 h 57 min 15.2 L
C1223 A87 203 km, 2 h 09 min
Pitlochry 396 km 6:06 6 h 06 min 31.2 L
A9 37 km, 24 min
New Rattray 432 km 6:31 6 h 31 min 34.5 L
A926 A94 32 km, 22 min
56.64447, -2.88851 464 km 6:53 6 h 53 min 37.1 L
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Stornoway 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
A859 25 km, 17 min
Aribruach 25 km 0:17 17 min 1.4 L
A859 15 km, 09 min
Aird a' Mhulaidh 40 km 0:26 26 min 3.1 L
A859 6 km, 03 min
Maraig 46 km 0:30 30 min 3.6 L
A859 8 km, 05 min
Ardhasaig 54 km 0:35 35 min 4.3 L
A859 2 km, 01 min
Leachkin 56 km 0:36 36 min 4.4 L
A859 2 km, 01 min
Tarbert 58 km 0:38 38 min 4.5 L
A859 47 km, 2 h 17 min
Uig 104 km 2:55 2 h 55 min 8.3 L
A87 5 km, 04 min
Earlish 109 km 3:00 3 h 00 min 8.5 L
A87 8 km, 05 min
Kensaleyre 118 km 3:05 3 h 05 min 9.3 L
A87 1 km, 00 min
Kensaleyre 119 km 3:06 3 h 06 min 9.5 L
A87 8 km, 05 min
Portree 127 km 3:12 3 h 12 min 9.9 L
A87 44 km, 28 min
Broadford 171 km 3:41 3 h 41 min 13.6 L
A87 3 km, 02 min
Breakish 173 km 3:43 3 h 43 min 13.8 L
A87 2 km, 01 min
Ashaig 175 km 3:44 3 h 44 min 13.9 L
C1238 C1239 13 km, 08 min
Kylerhea 188 km 3:53 3 h 53 min 14.9 L
C1239 C1224 5 km, 03 min
Glenelg 192 km 3:57 3 h 57 min 15.2 L
C1223 3 km, 01 min
Scallasaig 195 km 3:59 3 h 59 min 15.6 L
C1223 10 km, 06 min
Shiel Bridge 205 km 4:05 4 h 05 min 16.3 L
C1223 A87 53 km, 33 min
Invergarry 258 km 4:38 4 h 38 min 20.2 L
A87 A82 9 km, 06 min
North Laggan 268 km 4:44 4 h 44 min 21.4 L
A82 2 km, 00 min
South Laggan 269 km 4:45 4 h 45 min 21.5 L
A82 10 km, 06 min
Invergloy 280 km 4:52 4 h 52 min 22.3 L
A82 8 km, 05 min
Spean Bridge 288 km 4:58 4 h 58 min 23.0 L
A82 5 km, 03 min
Roybridge 293 km 5:01 5 h 01 min 23.1 L
A86 4 km, 02 min
Achluachrach 297 km 5:04 5 h 04 min 23.7 L
A86 28 km, 17 min
Kinloch Laggan 325 km 5:22 5 h 22 min 26.0 L
A86 6 km, 03 min
Achduchil 332 km 5:26 5 h 26 min 26.4 L
A86 A889 5 km, 03 min
Catlodge 337 km 5:29 5 h 29 min 26.8 L
A889 9 km, 05 min
Dalwhinnie 346 km 5:35 5 h 35 min 27.5 L
A889 A9 30 km, 19 min
Calvine 376 km 5:54 5 h 54 min 30.0 L
A9 7 km, 04 min
Blair Atholl 383 km 5:58 5 h 58 min 30.5 L
A9 5 km, 03 min
Killiecrankie 388 km 6:01 6 h 01 min 31.0 L
A9 7 km, 04 min
Pitlochry 396 km 6:06 6 h 06 min 31.2 L
A9 7 km, 04 min
Ballinluig 402 km 6:10 6 h 10 min 32.1 L
A9 4 km, 02 min
Kindallachan 407 km 6:13 6 h 13 min 32.4 L
A9 C429 26 km, 17 min
New Rattray 432 km 6:30 6 h 30 min 34.5 L
A926 4 km, 03 min
New Alyth 437 km 6:34 6 h 34 min 34.7 L
A926 B954 8 km, 05 min
Meigle 444 km 6:39 6 h 39 min 35.5 L
A94 11 km, 06 min
Glamis 455 km 6:46 6 h 46 min 36.1 L
A94 5 km, 02 min
Douglastown 460 km 6:49 6 h 49 min 36.7 L
A94 4 km, 03 min
56.64447, -2.88851 464 km 6:52 6 h 52 min 37.1 L

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to drive from Stornoway to Forfar?

Fuel cost: 45.6 GBP

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 460 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.24 GBP / L)

You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.

How long is a car ride from Stornoway to Forfar?

Driving time: 6 h 53 min

This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.

  • 383 km with a maximum speed 96 km/h = 3 h 59 min
  • 6 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 4 min
  • 13 km with a maximum speed 64 km/h = 12 min
  • 15 km with a maximum speed 48 km/h = 18 min
  • 46 km with a maximum speed 20 km/h = 2 h 18 min

The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.

How far is Stornoway to Forfar by land?

The distance between Stornoway and Forfar is 460 km by road.

Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Stornoway and Forfar respectively.

How far is Stornoway to Forfar by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Stornoway and Forfar is 272 km.

This distance is calculated using the Haversine formula as a great-circle distance between two points on the surface of a sphere. The start and finish points are the centers of Stornoway and Forfar respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Stornoway from Forfar by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 20 min to cover the distance of 272 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 1 h 14 min to flight this distance at average speed of 220 km/h.

This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, airport location and other real world factors.

How long is a helicopter ride from Stornoway to Forfar?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 1 h 8 min to cover the distance of 272 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 1 h 17 min to flight this distance at average speed of 210 km/h.

This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, aerodrome location and other real world factors.

What city is halfway between Stornoway and Forfar?

The halfway point between Stornoway and Forfar is Shiel Bridge. It is located about 25 km from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Shiel Bridge to Stornoway is 205 km and driving will take about 4 h 5 min. The road between Shiel Bridge and Forfar has length 254 km and will take approximately 2 h 48 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

  • Invergarry is in 258 km from Stornoway and 201 km from Forfar
  • Scallasaig is in 195 km from Stornoway and 264 km from Forfar
  • Glenelg is in 192 km from Stornoway and 267 km from Forfar

Where is Stornoway in relation to Forfar?

Stornoway is located 272 km north-west of Forfar.

Stornoway has geographic coordinates: latitude 58.20926, longitude -6.38568.

Forfar has geographic coordinates: latitude 56.64447, longitude -2.88851.

Which highway goes from Stornoway to Forfar?

The route from Stornoway to Forfar follows A87.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • A9: 60 km
  • A859: 56 km
  • A86: 46 km
  • A82: 24 km
  • A94: 19 km
  • C1223: 14 km
  • A889: 14 km
  • C1239: 11 km
  • A926: 8 km
  • C429: 5 km
  • B954: 4 km
  • C1224: 3 km
  • C430: 3 km
  • C432: 3 km
  • B947: 3 km
  • C1238: 2 km
  • A923: 2 km
  • A93: 1 km
The distance between Stornoway and Forfar is ranked 15,000th in the ranking popularity.
Have any questions? Contact us!