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Duration 17h 28m
Distance 549.3 miles
Average price £390
Frequency 3/day

Trip overview

The average train between Exeter and Fort William takes 17h 28m and the fastest train takes 11h 39m. The train service runs several times per day from Exeter 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. Exeter St Davids
  2. Birmingham New Street
  3. Preston
  4. Dalmuir
  5. Crianlarich
  6. Fort William
13h 32m
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£191 - £676

Exeter to Fort William train times

Trains run three times a day between Exeter and Fort William. The earliest departure is at 16:27 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Exeter is at 20:56 which arrives into Fort William at 16:09. All services require a transfer, and take on average 17h 28m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Exeter to Fort William. However, there are services departing from Exeter St Davids and arriving at Fort William via Birmingham New Street, Preston, Glasgow Central Low Level, Dalmuir and Crianlarich. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 32m.

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The distance between Exeter and Fort William is 428 miles. The road distance is 549.3 miles.

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Exeter to Fort William train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Exeter St Davids station.

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

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There are 174+ hotels available in Fort William. Prices start at £75 per night.

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