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There are 3 ways to get from Fort William to Ballachulish by bus, taxi or car

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  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Linnhe Road to Ballachulish Square

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Fort William to Ballachulish by bus

The bus journey time between Fort William and Ballachulish is around 38 min and covers a distance of around 15 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 27 min. Operated by Shiel Buses, Scottish Citylink and West Coast Motors, the Fort William to Ballachulish bus service departs from Fort William, Linnhe Road and arrives in Ballachulish Square. Typically 95 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Bus route information

Average bus time:
38 min
Fastest bus time:
27 min
Bus distance:
15 miles
Buses per week:
95
Cheapest price:
£2
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
06:30
Last bus departs at:
21:02

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Fort William to Ballachulish bus schedules

Fort William → Ballachulish
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Ballachulish is 111.

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The cheapest way to get from Fort William to Ballachulish is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Fort William to Ballachulish is to taxi which costs £30 - £45 and takes 22 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Fort William, Linnhe Road and arriving at Ballachulish Square. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 28 min.

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The distance between Fort William and Ballachulish is 10 miles. The road distance is 15.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort William to Ballachulish without a car is to bus which takes 28 min and costs £2 - £7.

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The bus from Fort William, Linnhe Road to Ballachulish Square takes 28 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Fort William to Ballachulish bus services, operated by Shiel Buses, depart from Fort William, Linnhe Road station.

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Fort William to Ballachulish bus services, operated by Shiel Buses, arrive at Ballachulish Square station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort William to Ballachulish is 15 miles. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from Fort William to Ballachulish.

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  • Distance: 9.8 miles
  • Duration: 28 min

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

Shiel Buses operates a bus from Fort William, Linnhe Road to Ballachulish Square every 3 hours. Tickets cost £2 - £4 and the journey takes 28 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Bus operators
Shiel Buses
Phone
01967 431 272
Email
info@shielbuses.co.uk
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Linnhe Road to Ballachulish Square
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Shiel Buses
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Ballachulish, Chisholms Garage
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
Scottish Citylink
Other operators
Taxi from Fort William to Ballachulish
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Woody's Taxis
Phone
+44 1397 701 066
Website
woodystaxis.com
Greyhound Taxis
Phone
+44 1397 705 050
Website
greyhound-taxis.co.uk
Cloudy's Taxi
Phone
+44 7500 362 424
Website
cloudystaxi.com
Budget Taxis
Phone
+44 1397 703 335
A & A Taxis
Phone
+44 1397 701 702

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