There are 10 ways to get from Bangor to Fort William by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  9 h 49 min

  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 (Ancaster Drive) to Fort William, Bus Station 914 / ...

$175 - $304

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Bus  •  13 h 54 min

  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 060
  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 914 / ...

$68 - $115

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Train  •  11 h 28 min

  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, night train  •  13 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Llandudno to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Glasgow Central
  3. Take the night train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Fort William

$150 - $229

Drive  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Bangor to Fort William 401.4 miles

$85 - $130

Train, bus to Manchester, fly to Inverness, bus  •  8 h 8 min

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

$122 - $328

Train, bus to Manchester, fly to Glasgow, bus  •  8 h 54 min

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

$103 - $371

Train, train to Birmingham, fly to Glasgow, bus  •  9 h 26 min

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

$118 - $367

Train, bus to Manchester, fly to Edinburgh, bus  •  9 h 53 min

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

$109 - $291

Train, train to East Midlands, fly to Glasgow, bus  •  10 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Crewe
  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 (Glasgow Airport) to Fort William, Bus Station

$104 - $316

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bangor to Fort William is to bus which costs £50 - £90 and takes 13 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bangor to Fort William is to drive which costs £65 - £95 and takes 6 h 57 min.

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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 13 h 54 min.

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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 11 h 28 min.

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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 9 h 49 min and costs £130 - £240.

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It takes approximately 9 h 49 min 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 11 h 28 min and costs £140 - £240. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £50 - £90 and takes 13 h 54 min.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Inverness Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Bangor to Fort William.
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  • Distance: 252.5 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 49 min

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 11 h 28 min. 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 13 h 54 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from East Midlands to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Manchester to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $350
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
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
1 h 14 min
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 to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
First Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
Train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
First Anytime Day Single
$50 - $75
Train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
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
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$80 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $200
Train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Dalmuir to Crianlarich
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
5 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
1 h 47 min
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 Piccadilly to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $50
Off-Peak Day Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $130
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Fort William
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$192
Sleeper Seat
$24 - $35
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Derby
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
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 (Ancaster Drive) to Fort William, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Fort William, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus UK
EasyBus
Website
easybus.com
Bus from Chester, Railway Station to Manchester Airport Bus Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
easybus.com
Shiel Buses
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22
Website
shielbuses.co.uk

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