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Duration 17h 5m
Distance 498.3 miles
Average price £370
Frequency 5/week

Trip overview

The train between Cardiff and Fort William takes 17h 5m. The train runs, on average, 5 times per week from Cardiff 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.

Train, night train

  1. Cardiff Central
  2. Crewe
  3. Dalmuir
  4. Fort William
12h 20m
£196 - £451

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No, there is no direct train from Cardiff to Fort William. However, there are services departing from Cardiff Central and arriving at Fort William via Crewe, Glasgow Central Low Level and Dalmuir. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 20m.

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The distance between Cardiff and Fort William is 379 miles. The road distance is 498.3 miles.

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Cardiff to Fort William train services, operated by Transport for Wales, depart from Cardiff Central station.

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

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There are 396+ hotels available in Fort William. Prices start at £75 per night.

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