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There are 12 ways to get from Bangor to Fort William by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  9h 38m

  1. Take the train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Chester
  2. Take the train from Warrington Bank Quay to Glasgow Central
  3. Take the bus from Anniesland Cross to Fort William, Bus Station 916 / ...

$175 - $304

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Bus  •  14h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Bangor, Gwynedd to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place
  2. Take the bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
  3. Take the bus from Shudehill Interchange to Buchanan Bus Station M11
  4. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station 916 / ...

$68 - $109

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains, night train  •  11h 18m

  1. Take the train from Llandudno Junction to Warrington Bank Quay
  2. Take the train from Warrington Bank Quay to Glasgow Central
  3. Take the night train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Fort William

$177 - $298

Train  •  11h 18m

  1. Take the train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Chester
  2. Take the train from Warrington Bank Quay to Glasgow Central
  3. Take the train from Dalmuir to Crianlarich
  4. Take the train from Crianlarich to Fort William

$184 - $313

Train TransPennine Express, night train  •  12h 31m

  1. Take the train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Manchester Airport
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Glasgow Central
  3. Take the night train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Fort William

$161 - $234

Drive  •  6h 57m

  1. Drive from Bangor to Fort William 401.4 miles

$85 - $130

Train to Manchester, fly to Glasgow, bus  •  9h 30m

  1. Take the train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Chester
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Glasgow (GLA) MAN - GLA
  3. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Fort William, Bus Station

$107 - $390

Train, train to Birmingham, fly to Glasgow, bus  •  10h 11m

  1. Take the train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Chester
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Birmingham International
  3. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Glasgow (GLA) BHX - GLA
  4. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Fort William, Bus Station

$120 - $338

Train, train to Bristol, fly to Glasgow, bus  •  11h 20m

  1. Take the train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Newport (S Wales)
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Bristol Temple Meads
  3. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Glasgow (GLA) BRS - GLA
  4. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Fort William, Bus Station

$154 - $326

Train to Manchester, fly to Inverness, bus  •  9h 52m

  1. Take the train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Chester
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Inverness (INV) MAN - INV
  3. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station

$125 - $349

Train, train to East Midlands, fly to Glasgow, bus  •  10h 43m

  1. Take the train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Chester
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Derby
  3. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Glasgow (GLA) EMA - GLA
  4. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Fort William, Bus Station

$116 - $317

Train to Manchester, fly to Edinburgh, bus  •  10h 56m

  1. Take the train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Chester
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Edinburgh (EDI) MAN - EDI
  3. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station
  4. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station

$113 - $305

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bangor to Fort William is to bus which costs £50 - £85 and takes 14h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Bangor to Fort William is to drive which costs £65 - £100 and takes 6h 57m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bangor to Fort William station. However, there are services departing from Bangor, Gwynedd and arriving at Fort William, Bus Station via Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place, Shudehill Interchange and Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 26m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bangor to Fort William. However, there are services departing from Bangor (Gwynedd) and arriving at Fort William via Chester, Warrington Bank Quay, Glasgow Central Low Level, Dalmuir and Crianlarich. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 18m.

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The distance between Bangor and Fort William is 253 miles. The road distance is 401.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Bangor to Fort William without a car is to train and bus which takes 9h 38m and costs £130 - £240.

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It takes approximately 9h 38m to get from Bangor to Fort William, including transfers.

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Bangor to Fort William bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Bangor, Gwynedd station.

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Bangor to Fort William train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, depart from Bangor (Gwynedd) station.

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The best way to get from Bangor to Fort William is to train which takes 11h 18m and costs £140 - £240. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £50 - £85 and takes 14h 26m.

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Map of how to get from Bangor to Fort William.
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  • Distance: 252.5 miles
  • Duration: 9h 38m

What companies run services between Bangor, Wales and Fort William, Scotland?

You can take a train from Bangor to Fort William via Chester, Warrington Bank Quay, Glasgow Central, Glasgow Central Low Level, Dalmuir, and Crianlarich in around 11h 18m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bangor to Fort William via Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place, Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, Shudehill Interchange, and Buchanan Bus Station in around 14h 26m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
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
Flights from East Midlands to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from East Midlands to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Flights from Bristol to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Bristol to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Manchester to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $40
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Train from Llandudno Junction to Warrington Bank Quay
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $40
First Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $70
First Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
Train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $120
First Anytime Day Single
$120 - $190
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Train from Warrington Bank Quay to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$80 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $200
Train from Crewe to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Fort William
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$191
Sleeper Seat
$24 - $35
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
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Day Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $130
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $24
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $26
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $26
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Derby
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $17
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
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 Inverness, Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
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 Bangor, Gwynedd to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
National Express
Bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
National Express
Megabus UK
Shiel Buses
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
shielbuses.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Glasgow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bangor to Fort William is 401 miles. It takes approximately 6h 57m to drive from Bangor to Fort William.

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easyJet, Aer Lingus, Ryanair and Flybe offer flights from Manchester Airport to Glasgow Airport.

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