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

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Bus to Glasgow, fly to London Gatwick  •  6 h 29 min

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

$76 - $215

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

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

$64 - $221

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Bus to Glasgow, fly to London City, train  •  7 h 21 min

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

$120 - $363

Bus to Glasgow, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  7 h 31 min

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

$144 - $349

Bus to Inverness, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  7 h 3 min

  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 Victoria to Brighton

$157 - $475

Bus, train to Edinburgh, fly to London Gatwick  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Pitlochry, Fishers Hotel
  2. Take the train from Pitlochry to Edinburgh Gateway
  3. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Gatwick (LGW) EDI - LGW

$102 - $221

Bus, train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  9 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Yacht Club (Ashburn Lane) to Anniesland Cross (Herschell Street) 914 / ...
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  3. Take the train from London Victoria to Brighton

$283 - $442

Train  •  11 h 45 min

  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 - $166

Bus, train CrossCountry  •  13 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station 914 / ...
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Derby
  3. Take the train from Derby to London St Pancras International
  4. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Brighton

$238 - $365

Bus  •  15 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station 914 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
  3. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Brighton, Preston Circus 201

$166 - $210

Drive  •  9 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Fort William to Brighton 569.2 miles

$120 - $180

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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, Preston Circus via Glasgow and Heathrow Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 20 min.

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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 11 h 45 min.

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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 bus and train which takes 9 h 54 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 29 min 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 11 h 45 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 15 h 20 min.

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to London Gatwick Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Fort William to Brighton bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Brighton, Preston Circus station.

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Map of how to get from Fort William to Brighton.
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  • Distance: 463.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 29 min

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

You can take a train from Fort William to Brighton via Edinburgh, London Kings Cross, and London St Pancras International LL in around 11 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fort William to Brighton via Buchanan Bus Station, Glasgow, Heathrow Airport London T2,3, and Heathrow Central Bus Station in around 15 h 20 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Glasgow to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Glasgow to London City via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Inverness to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Inverness to London Heathrow via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from Inverness to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to London City via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $210
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Inverness to London Heathrow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Pitlochry to Edinburgh Gateway
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $29
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
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
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$29 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
Anytime Single
$85 - $130
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Belford Hospital (Fort William Hospital) to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport)
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Yacht Club (Ashburn Lane) to Anniesland Cross (Herschell Street)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 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
Shiel Buses
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Pitlochry, Fishers Hotel
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
fisherstours.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
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Brighton, Preston Circus
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $29
Website
nationalexpress.com

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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 9 h 37 min to drive from Fort William to Brighton.

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

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There are 669+ hotels available in Brighton. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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