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

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  8 h 39 min

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

$273 - $417

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  15 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Inverness, Scotland National Express
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station 919 / ...

$57 - $80

11 alternative options

Train  •  10 h 25 min

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

$282 - $425

Bus Megabus UK  •  13 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Buchanan Bus Station M11
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station 916 / ...

$70 - $125

Train, night train  •  10 h 19 min

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

$94 - $140

Drive  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Drive from London to Fort William 509.4 miles

$100 - $160

Fly London City to Glasgow, bus  •  6 h 25 min

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

$97 - $330

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

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

$117 - $305

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Glasgow, bus  •  6 h 42 min

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

$89 - $223

Train to London Stansted, fly to Glasgow, bus  •  6 h 50 min

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

$68 - $172

Fly London City to Edinburgh, bus  •  7 h 47 min

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

$98 - $266

Train to London Luton, fly to Glasgow, bus  •  6 h 34 min

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

$72 - $200

Train to Birmingham, fly to Glasgow, bus  •  7 h 14 min

  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 (Glasgow Airport) to Fort William, Bus Station

$131 - $300

Map of how to get from London to Fort William.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 420.8 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 39 min

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

You can take a train from London to Fort William via Glasgow Central Low Level, Partick, Dumbarton Central, and Crianlarich in around 10 hours 25 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London to Fort William via Buchanan Bus Station in around 13 hours 11 minutes.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Glasgow
Avg. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow
Avg. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Avg. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow
Avg. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Avg. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow
Avg. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Avg. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from London Stansted to Glasgow
Avg. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow
Avg. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Avg. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Avg. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Glasgow via Belfast City
Avg. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Avg. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow
Avg. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Glasgow
Avg. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$23 - $190
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Dublin
Avg. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Avg. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Amsterdam
Avg. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Glasgow Central
Avg. Duration
4 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$240 - $380
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$150 - $230
Anytime Day Single
$240 - $380
Train from London Euston to Birmingham International
Avg. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $110
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Dumbarton Central to Crianlarich
Avg. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $15
Train from Crianlarich to Fort William
Avg. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $22
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Edinburgh to Fort William
Avg. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$120 - $170
Sleeper Berth Solo
$207
Sleeper Seat
$30 - $45
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport
Avg. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$27
First
$43
Business
$41
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
Avg. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $11
Off-Peak Single
$14 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Single
$20 - $30
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station
Avg. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station
Avg. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Fort William, Bus Station
Avg. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Stance C (Airport) to Buchanan Bus Station
Avg. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Inverness, Scotland
Avg. Duration
13 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station
Avg. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com

How far is it from London to Fort William?

The distance between London and Fort William is 673 km. The road distance is 815 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from London to Fort William?

The cheapest way to get from London to Fort William is to bus which costs £50 and takes 15 hours 54 minutes.

What is the fastest way to get from London to Fort William?

The quickest way to get from London to Fort William is to fly and bus which takes 6 hours 25 minutes and costs £110.

Is there a direct train between London and Fort William?

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, Partick, Dumbarton Central and Crianlarich. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 hours 25 minutes.

Is there a direct bus between London and Fort William?

No, there is no direct bus from London to Fort William. However, there are services departing from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Fort William, Bus Station via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 hours 11 minutes.

How long does it take to get from London to Fort William?

It takes approximately 8 hours 39 minutes to get from London to Fort William, including transfers.