There are 5 ways to get from Fort William to Bathgate by bus, train or car

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Bus, train  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Anniesland Cross (Herschell Street) 914 / ...
  2. Take the train from Anniesland to Bathgate

$31 - $43

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Train  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Fort William to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Bathgate

$33 - $53

Bus  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station 914 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Livingston, Bus Terminal (Livingston Designer Outlet) X51

$36 - $48

Train, bus  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Fort William to Edinburgh
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (Waverley Steps) (Princes Mall West Stop) to Bathgate, Council Offices 25 / ...

$33 - $50

Drive  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Fort William to Bathgate 119.9 miles

$25 - $40

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No, there is no direct bus from Fort William station to Bathgate. However, there are services departing from Fort William, Bus Station and arriving at Bathgate, Council Offices via Buchanan Bus Station and Livingston, Bus Terminal (Livingston Designer Outlet). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Fort William to Bathgate. However, there are services departing from Fort William and arriving at Bathgate via Glasgow Queen Street Low Level. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 35 min.

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The distance between Fort William and Bathgate is 85 miles. The road distance is 119.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort William to Bathgate without a car is to bus and train which takes 4 h 9 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 9 min to get from Fort William to Bathgate, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Fort William to Bathgate is to train which takes 4 h 35 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 17 min.

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Fort William to Bathgate bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, arrive at Livingston, Bus Terminal (Livingston Designer Outlet) station.

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Fort William to Bathgate train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Bathgate station.

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Map of how to get from Fort William to Bathgate.
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  • Distance: 85.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 9 min

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

You can take a train from Fort William to Bathgate via Glasgow Queen Street and Glasgow Queen Street Low Level in around 4 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fort William to Bathgate via Buchanan Bus Station and Livingston, Bus Terminal (Livingston Designer Outlet) in around 5 h 17 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Anniesland to Bathgate
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $13
Train from Fort William to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Bathgate
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $11
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Fort William to Glasgow Queen Street Low Level
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$193
Sleeper Seat
$24 - $35
Train from Fort William to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$194
Sleeper Seat
$29 - $45
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 Anniesland Cross (Herschell Street)
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach East Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Livingston, Bus Terminal (Livingston Designer Outlet)
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Blue Bus
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (Waverley Steps) (Princes Mall West Stop) to Bathgate, Council Offices
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort William to Bathgate is 120 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 23 min to drive from Fort William to Bathgate.

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