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There are 11 ways to get from Chesterfield to Fort William by train, bus, night train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, bus  •  9h 31m

  1. Take the train from Chesterfield to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Pitlochry
  3. Take the bus from Pitlochry, Fishers Hotel to Fort William, Bus Station 226

£112 - £166

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Bus via Meadowhall Interchange C4  •  13h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Meadowhall Interchange A1 to Buchanan Bus Station M20
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station 916 / ...

£42 - £71

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Train  •  10h 34m

  1. Take the train from Chesterfield to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Crianlarich
  3. Take the train from Crianlarich to Fort William

£120 - £171

Bus  •  13h 21m

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

£49 - £73

Train, night train  •  10h 7m

  1. Take the train from Chesterfield to Edinburgh
  2. Take the night train from Edinburgh to Fort William

£108 - £162

Drive  •  6h 30m

  1. Drive from Chesterfield to Fort William 368.1 miles

£60 - £90

Train to East Midlands, fly to Glasgow, bus  •  6h 53m

  1. Take the train from Chesterfield to Long Eaton
  2. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Glasgow (GLA) EMA - GLA
  3. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Fort William, Bus Station

£60 - £173

Train to Birmingham, fly to Glasgow, bus  •  7h 25m

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

£82 - £232

Train to Manchester, fly to Glasgow, bus  •  8h 16m

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

£71 - £286

Train to Manchester, fly to Inverness, bus  •  8h 39m

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Inverness (INV) MAN - INV
  3. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Fort William, Belford Hospital

£80 - £245

Train to East Midlands, fly to Edinburgh, train, bus  •  8h 39m

  1. Take the train from Chesterfield to Long Eaton
  2. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Edinburgh (EDI) EMA - EDI
  3. Take the train from Edinburgh Gateway to Pitlochry
  4. Take the bus from Pitlochry, Fishers Hotel to Fort William, Bus Station

£74 - £191

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chesterfield to Fort William is to bus via Meadowhall Interchange C4 which costs £40 - £75 and takes 13h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Chesterfield to Fort William is to drive which costs £60 - £90 and takes 6h 30m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chesterfield to Fort William station. However, there are services departing from Whittington Moor, Donkey Derby and arriving at Fort William, Bus Station via Meadowhall Interchange A1 and Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 12m.

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No, there is no direct train from Chesterfield to Fort William. However, there are services departing from Chesterfield and arriving at Fort William via Edinburgh and Crianlarich. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 34m.

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The distance between Chesterfield and Fort William is 288 miles. The road distance is 368.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Chesterfield to Fort William without a car is to train and bus which takes 9h 31m and costs £110 - £170.

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It takes approximately 9h 31m to get from Chesterfield to Fort William, including transfers.

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Chesterfield to Fort William bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Meadowhall Interchange A1 station.

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Chesterfield to Fort William train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Chesterfield station.

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The best way to get from Chesterfield to Fort William is to train which takes 10h 34m and costs £120 - £180. Alternatively, you can bus via Meadowhall Interchange C4, which costs £40 - £75 and takes 13h 12m.

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Map of how to get from Chesterfield to Fort William.
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  • Distance: 288.2 miles
  • Duration: 9h 31m

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

You can take a train from Chesterfield to Fort William via Edinburgh and Crianlarich in around 10h 34m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chesterfield to Fort William via Meadowhall Interchange C4, Meadowhall Interchange A1, and Buchanan Bus Station in around 13h 12m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from East Midlands to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £240
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £220
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £220
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £280
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £280
Flights from East Midlands to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £230
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£70 - £210
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£70 - £220
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Manchester to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £270
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £650
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Chesterfield to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£85 - £130
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£50 - £80
Anytime Single
£85 - £130
Off-Peak Single
£90 - £140
Train from Chesterfield to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£22 - £35
Anytime Single
£30 - £50
Off-Peak Single
£24 - £40
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Pitlochry
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£19 - £24
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Day Single
£19 - £24
Train from Edinburgh to Crianlarich
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£22 - £28
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
£13 - £19
Anytime Day Single
£22 - £28
Train from Crianlarich to Fort William
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£12 - £16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
£6 - £10
Anytime Day Single
£12 - £16
Train from Edinburgh Gateway to Pitlochry
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£17 - £23
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Day Single
£17 - £23
LNER
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Edinburgh to Fort William
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£22 - £35
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
£85 - £120
Sleeper Berth Solo
£148
Sleeper Seat
£22 - £35
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Chesterfield to Long Eaton
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£12 - £17
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
£5 - £9
Off-Peak Single
£11 - £18
Anytime Day Single
£12 - £17
Anytime Single
£16 - £24
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£16 - £23
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£8 - £12
Off-Peak Day Single
£14 - £21
Anytime Day Single
£16 - £23
Bus operators
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Pitlochry, Fishers Hotel to Fort William, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£11 - £15
Website
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Megabus UK
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
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£16 - £24
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Fort William, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£16 - £23
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Fort William, Belford Hospital
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
Scottish Citylink
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 Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Book at
National Express
Shiel Buses
Phone
01967 431 272
Email
info@shielbuses.co.uk
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Fort William, Belford Hospital
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
Shiel Buses

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

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Chesterfield to Fort William is 368 miles. It takes approximately 6h 30m to drive from Chesterfield to Fort William.

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Flybe offers flights from East Midlands Airport to Glasgow Airport.

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