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Duration 5h 21m
Distance 133.8 miles
Average price £42
Frequency 6/week

Trip overview

The train between Fort William and Edinburgh takes 5h 21m. The train runs, on average, 6 times per week from Fort William to Edinburgh. 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. Fort William
  2. Edinburgh
5h 21m
Bookable on Rome2rio
£40 - £45

Fort William to Edinburgh train times

Trains run six times a week between Fort William and Edinburgh. The service departs Fort William at 19:00 in the evening, which arrives into Edinburgh at 00:24. All services run direct with no transfers required, and take on average 5h 21m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Fort William and arriving at Edinburgh. Services depart six times a week, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 5h 21m.

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The distance between Fort William and Edinburgh is 95 miles. The road distance is 133.8 miles.

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Fort William to Edinburgh train services, operated by Caledonian Sleeper, depart from Fort William station.

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Fort William to Edinburgh train services, operated by Caledonian Sleeper, arrive at Edinburgh station.

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What companies run services between Fort William and Edinburgh?

Caledonian Sleeper operates a train from Fort William to Edinburgh 6 times a week. Tickets cost £40 - £45 and the journey takes 5h 21m.
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