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

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Bus  •  6h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station 919 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Elgin, Bus Station 10 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Elgin, Bus Station to Banff, Low Street 35

$40 - $55

Cheapest option

Bus via Inshes, Raigmore Hospital  •  6h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inshes, Raigmore Hospital 513
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Elgin, Bus Station 10 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Elgin, Bus Station to Banff, Low Street 35

$27 - $37

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  6h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station 919 / ...
  2. Take the train from Inverness to Huntly

$44 - $58

Drive  •  2h 41m

  1. Drive from Fort William to Banff 130.7 miles

$28 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Fort William to Banff is to bus which costs £20 - £29 and takes 6h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Fort William to Banff is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fort William station to Banff. However, there are services departing from Fort William, Bus Station and arriving at Banff, Low Street via Inverness, Bus Station and Elgin, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 1m.

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The distance between Fort William and Banff is 114 miles. The road distance is 130.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort William to Banff without a car is to bus which takes 6h 1m and costs £30 - £45.

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It takes approximately 6h 1m to get from Fort William to Banff, including transfers.

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

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Fort William to Banff bus services, operated by Stagecoach North Scotland, arrive at Banff, Low Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort William to Banff is 131 miles. It takes approximately 2h 41m to drive from Fort William to Banff.

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There are 115+ hotels available in Banff. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Fort William to Banff.
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  • Distance: 113.8 miles
  • Duration: 6h 1m

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

You can take a bus from Fort William to Banff via Inverness, Bus Station and Elgin, Bus Station in around 6h 1m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Inverness to Huntly
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $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
2h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
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
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inshes, Raigmore Hospital
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Stagecoach North Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Elgin, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
Stagecoach North Scotland
Bus from Elgin, Bus Station to Banff, Low Street
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
Stagecoach North Scotland

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