There are 2 ways to get from Fort William to Assynt by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus, train, taxi  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station 919 / ...
  2. Take the train from Inverness to Lairg
  3. Take a taxi from Lairg to Assynt

$134 - $176

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Fort William to Assynt 141.8 miles

$30 - $45

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The distance between Fort William and Assynt is 97 miles. The road distance is 141.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort William to Assynt without a car is to bus and train and taxi which takes 5 h 33 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 33 min to get from Fort William to Assynt, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort William to Assynt is 142 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 48 min to drive from Fort William to Assynt.

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There are 49+ hotels available in Assynt. Prices start at $104 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Fort William to Assynt.
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  • Distance: 97.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 33 min

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

There is no direct connection from Fort William to Assynt. However, you can take the bus to Inverness, Bus Station, take the walk to Inverness, take the train to Lairg, then take the taxi to Assynt. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Assynt.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Inverness to Lairg
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $25
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 Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Shiel Buses
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Lairg to Assynt
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130

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