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There are 13 ways to get from London to Fort William by train, bus, night train, night bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  8h 37m

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the bus from Anniesland Cross to Fort William, Bus Station 916 / ...

$253 - $386

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Bus  •  12h 36m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Glasgow National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station 916 / ...

$54 - $112

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Train  •  10h 17m

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Dalmuir to Crianlarich
  3. Take the train from Crianlarich to Fort William

$262 - $395

Train, night train  •  10h 19m

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh
  2. Take the night train from Edinburgh to Fort William

$88 - $133

Night bus, bus  •  14h 11m

  1. Take the night bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Buchanan Bus Station M20
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station 916 / ...

$68 - $119

Drive  •  8h 42m

  1. Drive from London to Fort William 509.4 miles

$100 - $160

Fly London City to Glasgow, bus  •  6h 31m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Glasgow (GLA) LCY - GLA
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Fort William, Bus Station

$95 - $325

Fly London Heathrow to Glasgow, bus  •  6h 29m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Glasgow (GLA) LHR - GLA
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Fort William, Bus Station

$113 - $297

Fly London Gatwick to Glasgow, bus  •  6h 43m

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Glasgow (GLA) LGW - GLA
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Fort William, Bus Station

$77 - $215

Fly London Stansted to Glasgow, bus  •  6h 50m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Glasgow (GLA) STN - GLA
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Fort William, Bus Station

$64 - $165

Train to London Luton, fly to Glasgow, bus  •  6h 45m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Glasgow (GLA) LTN - GLA
  3. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Fort William, Bus Station

$65 - $190

Fly London City to Edinburgh, bus  •  7h 57m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Edinburgh (EDI) LCY - EDI
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station

$96 - $260

Train to Birmingham, fly to Glasgow, bus  •  7h 22m

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Glasgow (GLA) BHX - GLA
  3. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Fort William, Bus Station

$103 - $287

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The cheapest way to get from London to Fort William is to bus which costs £40 - £90 and takes 12h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Fort William is to fly and bus which costs £85 - £230 and takes 6h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Fort William station. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Fort William, Bus Station via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 36m.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Fort William. However, there are services departing from London Euston and arriving at Fort William via Glasgow Central Low Level, Dalmuir and Crianlarich. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 17m.

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The distance between London and Fort William is 421 miles. The road distance is 509.4 miles.

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The best way to get from London to Fort William without a car is to train and bus which takes 8h 37m and costs £190 - £300.

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It takes approximately 8h 37m to get from London to Fort William, including transfers.

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London to Fort William bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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London to Fort William train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from London Euston station.

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The best way to get from London to Fort William is to train which takes 10h 17m and costs £200 - £310. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £40 - £90 and takes 12h 36m.

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Map of how to get from London to Fort William.
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  • Distance: 420.8 miles
  • Duration: 8h 37m

What companies run services between London, England and Fort William, Scotland?

You can take a train from London to Fort William via Glasgow Central, Glasgow Central Low Level, Dalmuir, and Crianlarich in around 10h 17m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London to Fort William via Buchanan Bus Station in around 12h 36m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from London City to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from London Stansted to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
4h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$230 - $360
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$140 - $210
Anytime Day Single
$230 - $360
Train from London Euston to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $100
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Dalmuir to Crianlarich
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $16
Train from Crianlarich to Fort William
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $21
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Edinburgh to Fort William
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$192
Sleeper Seat
$28 - $45
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Anniesland Cross to Fort William, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Fort William, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
National Express
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
Megabus UK
Night bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
Megabus UK

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Glasgow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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London to Fort William bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Fort William, Bus Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Fort William is 509 miles. It takes approximately 8h 42m to drive from London to Fort William.

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Flybe and British Airways offer flights from London City Airport to Glasgow Airport.

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There are 283+ hotels available in Fort William. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London City Airport is to train which takes 21m and costs £3 - £4.

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