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There are 5 ways to get from Fort William to Alnmouth by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Glasgow Queen Street  •  6h 44m

  1. Take the train from Fort William to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
  3. Take the train from Edinburgh to Alnmouth

$66 - $138

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Bus  •  9h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station 916 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow to Alnwick National Express

$36 - $51

3 alternative options

Train Caledonian Sleeper  •  7h 3m

  1. Take the train from Fort William to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Alnmouth

$49 - $120

Drive  •  4h 16m

  1. Drive from Fort William to Alnmouth 227.3 miles

$45 - $75

Bus, fly, train  •  8h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Yacht Club to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Newcastle (NCL) GLA - NCL
  3. Take the train from Newcastle to Alnmouth

$101 - $504

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Fort William to Alnmouth is to bus which costs £27 - £40 and takes 9h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Fort William to Alnmouth is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 4h 16m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fort William station to Alnmouth. However, there are services departing from Fort William, Bus Station and arriving at Alnmouth Village, Methodist Church via Glasgow and Alnwick, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 23m.

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No, there is no direct train from Fort William to Alnmouth. However, there are services departing from Fort William and arriving at Alnmouth via Glasgow Queen Street and Edinburgh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 44m.

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The distance between Fort William and Alnmouth is 168 miles. The road distance is 227.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort William to Alnmouth without a car is to train which takes 6h 44m and costs £50 - £110.

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It takes approximately 6h 44m to get from Fort William to Alnmouth, including transfers.

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

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Fort William to Alnmouth train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Fort William station.

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The best way to get from Fort William to Alnmouth is to train which takes 6h 44m and costs £50 - £110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £27 - £40 and takes 9h 23m.

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Map of how to get from Fort William to Alnmouth.
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  • Distance: 168.1 miles
  • Duration: 6h 44m

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

You can take a train from Fort William to Alnmouth via Glasgow Queen Street and Edinburgh in around 6h 44m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fort William to Alnmouth via Glasgow and Alnwick, Bus Station in around 9h 23m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Newcastle via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Glasgow to Newcastle via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Glasgow to Newcastle via Alicante
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Newcastle via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Glasgow to Newcastle via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,700
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to Newcastle via Southampton
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Glasgow to Newcastle via Krakow
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Fort William to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $17
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Alnmouth
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Train from Newcastle to Alnmouth
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$19 - $29
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Alnmouth
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$20 - $30
1st Class
$35 - $55
Train from Newcastle to Alnmouth
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$13 - $20
1st Class
$24 - $35
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Fort William to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$192
Sleeper Seat
$28 - $45
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Yacht Club to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
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 Glasgow to Alnwick
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
National Express

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There is no direct flight from Glasgow Airport to Newcastle Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 25m and has one stopover.

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Fort William to Alnmouth bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Alnwick station.

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Fort William to Alnmouth train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Alnmouth station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort William to Alnmouth is 227 miles. It takes approximately 4h 16m to drive from Fort William to Alnmouth.

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Jet2.com, Flybe, KLM and two other airlines offer flights from Glasgow Airport to Newcastle Airport.

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