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There are 12 ways to get from Fort William to Basingstoke by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  10h 15m

  1. Take the train from Fort William to Dalmuir
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  3. Take the train from London Waterloo to Basingstoke

£186 - £672

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Bus  •  13h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station 915 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
  3. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Basingstoke

£37 - £50

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Train via Birmingham  •  13h 35m

  1. Take the train from Fort William to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Basingstoke

£226 - £654

Bus, train  •  14h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Belford Hospital to Buchanan Bus Station 915 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Birmingham, Navigation Street M11
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Basingstoke

£100 - £250

Drive  •  8h 48m

  1. Drive from Fort William to Basingstoke 513.4 miles

£85 - £130

Bus to Glasgow, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  6h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Heathrow (LHR) GLA - LHR
  3. Take the train from London Paddington to Reading

£76 - £458

Bus to Glasgow, fly to London Gatwick, train  •  7h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Gatwick (LGW) GLA - LGW
  3. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Basingstoke

£64 - £424

Bus to Glasgow, fly to London Luton, train  •  6h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Luton (LTN) GLA - LTN
  3. Take the train from London Waterloo to Basingstoke

£63 - £513

Bus to Glasgow, fly to Bristol, train  •  7h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Bristol (BRS) GLA - BRS
  3. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Reading

£90 - £375

Bus to Inverness, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  7h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
  2. Fly from Inverness (INV) to London Heathrow (LHR) INV - LHR
  3. Take the train from London Paddington to Reading

£76 - £647

Bus to Inverness, fly to London Gatwick, train  •  8h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
  2. Fly from Inverness (INV) to London Gatwick (LGW) INV - LGW
  3. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Basingstoke

£74 - £173

Train, train to Edinburgh, fly to London Heathrow  •  9h 1m

  1. Take the train from Fort William to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Haymarket
  3. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Heathrow (LHR) EDI - LHR
  4. Take the train from London Paddington to Reading

£94 - £464

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The cheapest way to get from Fort William to Basingstoke is to bus which costs £35 - £50 and takes 13h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Fort William to Basingstoke is to bus and fly and train which costs £75 - £460 and takes 6h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fort William station to Basingstoke. However, there are services departing from Fort William, Bus Station and arriving at Basingstoke via Glasgow and Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 58m.

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No, there is no direct train from Fort William to Basingstoke. However, there are services departing from Fort William and arriving at Basingstoke via Dalmuir, Glasgow Central, Euston station and London Waterloo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 15m.

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The distance between Fort William and Basingstoke is 419 miles. The road distance is 513.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort William to Basingstoke without a car is to train which takes 10h 15m and costs £180 - £700.

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It takes approximately 10h 15m to get from Fort William to Basingstoke, including transfers.

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Fort William to Basingstoke bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Fort William, Bus Station.

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Fort William to Basingstoke train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Fort William station.

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The best way to get from Fort William to Basingstoke is to train which takes 10h 15m and costs £180 - £700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £35 - £50 and takes 13h 58m.

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Map of how to get from Fort William to Basingstoke.
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  • Distance: 419.3 miles
  • Duration: 10h 15m

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

You can take a train from Fort William to Basingstoke via Dalmuir, Glasgow Central Low Level, Glasgow Central, London Euston, Euston station, Waterloo station, and London Waterloo in around 10h 15m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fort William to Basingstoke via Glasgow and Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 13h 58m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £260
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £180
Flights from Inverness to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Flights from Inverness to London Heathrow via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£80 - £420
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £240
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £240
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £180
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £190
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £220
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £180
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£45 - £190
Flights from Glasgow to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £210
Flights from Glasgow to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£50 - £220
Flights from Inverness to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £180
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £240
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £230
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Fort William to Dalmuir
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£23 - £70
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£23 - £35
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£50 - £70
Train from London Waterloo to Basingstoke
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£10 - £30
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£23 - £30
Train from Clapham Junction to Basingstoke
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£9 - £28
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£9 - £14
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£22 - £28
Train from Fort William to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£25 - £75
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£25 - £40
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£55 - £75
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£9 - £29
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£9 - £14
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£23 - £29
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Fort William to Dalmuir
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£39 - £44
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Seat
£39 - £44
Sleeper Berth Club Solo
£180 - £210
Sleeper Berth Classic
£70 - £95
Train from Fort William to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£40 - £45
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Seat
£40 - £45
Sleeper Berth Club Solo
£180 - £210
Sleeper Berth Classic
£85 - £110
Train from Fort William to Glasgow Queen Street Low Level
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£39 - £44
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Seat
£39 - £44
Sleeper Berth Club Solo
£180 - £210
Sleeper Berth Classic
£75 - £100
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£150 - £550
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£150 - £200
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£380 - £550
Train from Edinburgh to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£130 - £440
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£130 - £170
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£330 - £440
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from London Waterloo to Basingstoke
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£21 - £45
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£21 - £27
Anytime Day 1st Class
£35 - £45
Train from Clapham Junction to Basingstoke
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£19 - £40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£19 - £25
Anytime Day 1st Class
£30 - £40
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£140 - £360
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£140 - £180
Anytime Day 1st Class
£250 - £360
Train from Birmingham New Street to Basingstoke
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£55 - £170
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£55 - £70
Anytime Day 1st Class
£120 - £170
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Reading
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £35
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£14 - £18
Anytime Day 1st Class
£25 - £35
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Reading
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £70
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£30 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£50 - £70
TfL Rail
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from London Paddington to Reading
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£12 - £17
Website
TfL Rail
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 13m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£18 - £25
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Fort William, Belford Hospital to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£18 - £25
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£16 - £23
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£11 - £17
Website
Scottish Citylink
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 Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
National Express
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Basingstoke
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Birmingham, Navigation Street
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£27 - £55
Website
Megabus UK

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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

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Fort William to Basingstoke train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Basingstoke station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort William to Basingstoke is 513 miles. It takes approximately 8h 48m to drive from Fort William to Basingstoke.

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