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There are 11 ways to get from Fort William to Brighton by bus, plane, train, night bus or car

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Bus to Glasgow, fly to London Gatwick  •  5h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Yacht Club to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Gatwick (LGW) GLA - LGW

$73 - $214

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Bus to Inverness, fly to London Gatwick  •  5h 50m

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

$61 - $223

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Bus to Glasgow, fly to London City, train  •  6h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Yacht Club to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London City (LCY) GLA - LCY
  3. Take the train from London Bridge to Brighton

$117 - $372

Bus to Glasgow, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  6h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Yacht Club to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Heathrow (LHR) GLA - LHR
  3. Take the train from London Victoria to Brighton

$142 - $348

Train, bus to Edinburgh, fly to London Gatwick  •  8h 7m

  1. Take the train from Fort William to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  3. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Gatwick (LGW) EDI - LGW

$95 - $221

Bus to Glasgow, fly to Southampton, train  •  8h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Yacht Club to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Southampton (SOU) GLA - SOU
  3. Take the train from Southampton Central to Brighton

$108 - $329

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  10h 33m

  1. Take the train from Fort William to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  3. Take the train from London Victoria to Brighton

$294 - $453

Train LNER  •  11h 52m

  1. Take the train from Fort William to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  3. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Brighton

$113 - $165

Bus  •  15h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station 916 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
  3. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Gatwick Airport London South 201 / ...

$164 - $210

Bus, night bus, train  •  16h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station 916 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals M20
  3. Take the train from London Victoria to Brighton

$94 - $165

Drive  •  9h 37m

  1. Drive from Fort William to Brighton 569.2 miles

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Fort William to Brighton is to bus and fly which costs £55 - £170 and takes 5h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Fort William to Brighton is to bus and fly which costs £55 - £170 and takes 5h 48m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fort William station to Brighton. However, there are services departing from Fort William, Bus Station and arriving at Brighton via Glasgow, Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and Gatwick Airport London South. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 46m.

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No, there is no direct train from Fort William to Brighton. However, there are services departing from Fort William and arriving at Brighton via Edinburgh and London St Pancras International LL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 52m.

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The distance between Fort William and Brighton is 463 miles. The road distance is 569.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort William to Brighton without a car is to train which takes 10h 33m and costs £220 - £350.

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It takes approximately 5h 48m to get from Fort William to Brighton, including transfers.

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

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Fort William to Brighton train services, operated by Caledonian Sleeper, depart from Fort William station.

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The best way to get from Fort William to Brighton is to train which takes 10h 33m and costs £220 - £350. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £120 - £170 and takes 15h 46m.

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Map of how to get from Fort William to Brighton.
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  • Distance: 463.2 miles
  • Duration: 5h 48m

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

You can take a train from Fort William to Brighton via Glasgow Queen Street, Glasgow, North Court, Glasgow, Central Station, Glasgow Central, London Euston, Euston station, Victoria station, and London Victoria in around 10h 33m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fort William to Brighton via Glasgow, Heathrow Airport London T2,3, and Gatwick Airport London South in around 15h 46m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Glasgow to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Glasgow to London City via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from Inverness to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to London City via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Glasgow to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Glasgow to Southampton via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Glasgow to Southampton via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Glasgow to London City via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Victoria to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Fort William to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $30
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $60
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Fort William to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$192
Sleeper Seat
$28 - $45
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Yacht Club to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
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
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $30
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
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
$120 - $150
Website
National Express
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Gatwick Airport London South
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
National Express
Oxford Bus Company
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Email
info@oxfordbus.co.uk
Website
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to London Gatwick Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Fort William to Brighton bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Gatwick Airport London South station.

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Fort William to Brighton train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Brighton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort William to Brighton is 569 miles. It takes approximately 9h 37m to drive from Fort William to Brighton.

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Ryanair, Aer Lingus, British Airways and easyJet offer flights from Glasgow Airport to London Gatwick Airport.

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