There are 3 ways to get from Fort William to Caithness by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  6 h

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station 919 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Dunbeath, War Memorial X99

$102 - $122

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  6 h 50 min

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

$72 - $91

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Fort William to Caithness 166.1 miles

$35 - $55

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The distance between Fort William and Caithness is 126 miles. The road distance is 166.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort William to Caithness without a car is to bus which takes 6 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h to get from Fort William to Caithness, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort William to Caithness is 166 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 36 min to drive from Fort William to Caithness.

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There are 78+ hotels available in Caithness. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Fort William to Caithness.
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  • Distance: 126.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h

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

You can take a bus from Fort William to Caithness via Inverness, Bus Station, Inverness, Marks and Spencer, and Dunbeath, War Memorial in around 6 h.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Inverness to Scotscalder
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $50
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
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
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
Stagecoach Highlands
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Dunbeath, War Memorial
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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