There are 4 ways to get from Fort William to Balloch by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from North Ballachulish, Kinlochleven Rd End (B863) to Balloch, Lower Stoneymollan Road (A811) 914 / ...

$18 - $30

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Train  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Fort William to Dumbarton Central

$24 - $37

Taxi  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take a taxi from Fort William to Balloch 85 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Fort William to Balloch 85 miles

$18 - $27

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The cheapest way to get from Fort William to Balloch is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Fort William to Balloch is to taxi which costs £110 - £140 and takes 1 h 42 min.

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The distance between Fort William and Balloch is 60 miles. The road distance is 85 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 26 min to get from Fort William to Balloch, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fort William to Balloch. However, there are services departing from Fort William, Nevis Sport and arriving at Balloch, Lower Stoneymollan Road (A811) via North Ballachulish, Kinlochleven Rd End (B863). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Fort William to Balloch. However, there are services departing from Fort William and arriving at Balloch via Dumbarton Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 45 min.

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The best way to get from Fort William to Balloch without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 26 min and costs £14 - £24.

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Map of how to get from Fort William to Balloch.
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  • Distance: 60.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 26 min

What companies run services between Fort William, Scotland and Balloch, West Dunbartonshire, Scotland?

Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Fort William to Balloch every 2 hours. Tickets cost $15 - $22 and the journey takes 2 h. Alternatively, ScotRail operates a train from Fort William to Balloch 3 times a day. Tickets cost $28 - $40 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min. Caledonian Sleeper also services this route 6 times a week.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Fort William to Dumbarton Central
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $40
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Fort William to Dumbarton Central
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $150
Sleeper Berth Solo
$186
Sleeper Seat
$22 - $35
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from North Ballachulish, Kinlochleven Rd End (B863) to Balloch, Lower Stoneymollan Road (A811)
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Fort William to Balloch
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Greyhound Taxis
Phone
+44 1397 705050
Website
greyhound-taxis.co.uk
Budget Taxis
Phone
+44 1397 703335

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