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Duration 16h 19m
Distance 477.9 miles
Average price £350
Frequency 3/day

Trip overview

The average train between Bristol and Fort William takes 16h 19m and the fastest train takes 10h 35m. The train service runs several times per day from Bristol to Fort William. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Birmingham New Street
  3. Preston
  4. Dalmuir
  5. Crianlarich
  6. Fort William
12h 31m
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£162 - £615

Bristol to Fort William train times

Trains run three times a day between Bristol and Fort William. The earliest departure is at 11:31 in the morning, and the last departure from Bristol is at 22:10 which arrives into Fort William at 16:09. All services require a transfer, and take on average 16h 19m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Bristol to Fort William. However, there are services departing from Bristol Temple Meads and arriving at Fort William via Birmingham New Street, Preston, Glasgow Central Low Level, Dalmuir and Crianlarich. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 31m.

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The distance between Bristol and Fort William is 386 miles. The road distance is 477.9 miles.

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Bristol to Fort William train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Bristol Temple Meads station.

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Bristol to Fort William train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Fort William station.

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There are 177+ hotels available in Fort William. Prices start at £75 per night.

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