There are 4 ways to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Fort William by bus, train, night train or car

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Bus  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station Air
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station 914 / ...

$33 - $49

3 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Haymarket to Crianlarich
  2. Take the train from Crianlarich to Fort William

$49 - $67

Night train  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the night train from Edinburgh to Fort William

$34 - $51

Drive  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Fort William 127.4 miles

$27 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Fort William is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Fort William is to drive which takes 2 h 31 min and costs £20 - £30.

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The distance between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) and Fort William is 145 km. The road distance is 204 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 2 min to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Fort William, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Fort William. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh Airport, Airport and arriving at Fort William, Bus Station via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 2 min.

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What companies run services between Edinburgh Airport (EDI), Scotland and Fort William, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Fort William via Buchanan Bus Station in around 5 h 2 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Fort William via Haymarket (Edinburgh Trams), Haymarket, and Crianlarich in around 6 h 54 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Crianlarich
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $40
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
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $21
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Edinburgh to Fort William
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$196
Sleeper Seat
$29 - $45
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
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
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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