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There are 6 ways to get from Fort William to Alnwick by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Glasgow Queen Street  •  7h 39m

  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

$67 - $141

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Bus  •  8h 29m

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

$35 - $48

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Train Caledonian Sleeper  •  8h

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

$50 - $123

Train, bus  •  10h 24m

  1. Take the train from Fort William to Edinburgh
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Berwick-upon-Tweed, Railway Station 253
  3. Take the bus from Berwick-upon-Tweed, Railway Station to Alnwick, Bus Station X15 / ...

$47 - $65

Drive  •  4h 9m

  1. Drive from Fort William to Alnwick 222.7 miles

$45 - $70

Bus, fly, train  •  9h 53m

  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

$102 - $507

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The cheapest way to get from Fort William to Alnwick is to bus which costs £26 - £40 and takes 8h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Fort William to Alnwick is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 4h 9m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fort William station to Alnwick. However, there are services departing from Fort William, Bus Station and arriving at Alnwick via Glasgow. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 29m.

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The distance between Fort William and Alnwick is 164 miles. The road distance is 222.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort William to Alnwick without a car is to train which takes 7h 39m and costs £50 - £110.

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It takes approximately 7h 39m to get from Fort William to Alnwick, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Fort William to Alnwick is to train which takes 7h 39m and costs £50 - £110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £26 - £40 and takes 8h 29m.

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There is no direct flight from Glasgow Airport to Newcastle Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 30m and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Fort William to Alnwick.
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  • Distance: 164.1 miles
  • Duration: 7h 39m

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

You can take a train from Fort William to Alnwick via Glasgow Queen Street, Edinburgh, Alnmouth, and Alnmouth Station, Curly Lane in around 7h 39m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fort William to Alnwick via Glasgow in around 8h 29m.

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, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Newcastle via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
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
Borders Buses
Phone
01896 754350
Email
info@bordersbuses.co.uk
Website
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Berwick-upon-Tweed, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Schedules at
bordersbuses.co.uk
Arriva Northumbria
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Berwick-upon-Tweed, Railway Station to Alnwick, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Travelsure
Phone
+44 1665 720955
Email
travelsure@travelsure.co.uk
Website
travelsure.co.uk
Bus from Berwick station to Alnwick, Bus station
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
travelsure.co.uk
Daily
$9

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort William to Alnwick is 223 miles. It takes approximately 4h 9m to drive from Fort William to Alnwick.

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

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There are 685+ hotels available in Alnwick. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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