There are 6 ways to get from Dunoon to Fort William by ferry, train, bus, night train or car

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

Recommended option

Ferry, train, bus  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the ferry from Dunoon Ferry Terminal to Gourock Ferry Terminal Cm1
  2. Take the train from Gourock to Glasgow Central
  3. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station 916 / ...

$42 - $57

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Dunoon, Cowal Cafe to Buchanan Bus Station 907
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station 916 / ...

$30 - $43

4 alternative options

Ferry, train  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the ferry from Dunoon Ferry Terminal to Gourock Ferry Terminal Cm1
  2. Take the train from Gourock to Glasgow Central
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Crianlarich
  4. Take the train from Crianlarich to Fort William

$54 - $67

Ferry, bus  •  16 h 18 min

  1. Take the ferry from Greenock Custom House Quay Ferry Terminal to Oban North Pier Ferry Terminal Wav
  2. Take the bus from Oban, North Pier Car Park to Fort William, Camusnagaul Ferry Pier 918

Night train  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Take the night train from Dalmuir to Fort William

$32 - $48

Drive  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Dunoon to Fort William 108 miles

$23 - $35

What companies run services between Dunoon, Scotland and Fort William, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Dunoon to Fort William via Buchanan Bus Station in around 6 h 5 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Gourock to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $12
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Crianlarich
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $23
Train from Crianlarich to Fort William
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $22
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Dalmuir to Fort William
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$120 - $170
Sleeper Berth Solo
$205
Sleeper Seat
$25 - $40
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
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
West Coast Motors
Phone
01586 552319
Email
enquiries@westcoastmotors.co.uk
Website
westcoastmotors.co.uk
Bus from Oban, North Pier Car Park to Fort William, Camusnagaul Ferry Pier
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
westcoastmotors.co.uk
Ferry operators
Argyll Ferries
Phone
0800 066 5000
Email
info@argyllferries.co.uk
Website
argyllferries.co.uk
Ferry from Dunoon Ferry Terminal to Gourock Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
argyllferries.co.uk
Paddle Steamer Waverley
Phone
+44 845 130 4647
Email
info@waverleyexcursions.co.uk
Website
waverleyexcursions.co.uk
Ferry from Greenock Custom House Quay Ferry Terminal to Oban North Pier Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
waverleyexcursions.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Dunoon to Fort William?

The distance between Dunoon and Fort William is 97 km. The road distance is 173 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Dunoon to Fort William is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 2 h 18 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Dunoon to Fort William is to drive which takes 2 h 18 min and costs £16 - £24.

Is there a direct bus between Dunoon and Fort William?

No, there is no direct bus from Dunoon to Fort William. However, there are services departing from Dunoon, Cowal Cafe and arriving at Fort William, Bus Station via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 5 min.

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

It takes approximately 5 h 41 min to get from Dunoon to Fort William, including transfers.