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

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Train  •  6h 21m

  1. Take the train from Fort William to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Carnoustie

$58 - $76

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Bus via Buchanan Bus Station  •  7h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station 916 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station M8 / ...

$29 - $56

3 alternative options

Bus Fishers Tours of Dundee  •  6h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Tyndrum, Pine Trees Leisure Park 914 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tyndrum, Pine Trees Leisure Park to Dundee City Centre, Murraygate 266

Train Caledonian Sleeper  •  7h 59m

  1. Take the train from Fort William to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Carnoustie

$49 - $66

Drive  •  2h 36m

  1. Drive from Fort William to Carnoustie 128.3 miles

$27 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Fort William to Carnoustie is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Fort William to Carnoustie is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2h 36m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fort William station to Carnoustie. However, there are services departing from Fort William, Bus Station and arriving at Carnoustie, Queen Street via Tyndrum, Pine Trees Leisure Park and Dundee City Centre, High Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 39m.

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No, there is no direct train from Fort William to Carnoustie. However, there are services departing from Fort William and arriving at Carnoustie via Glasgow Queen Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 21m.

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The distance between Fort William and Carnoustie is 94 miles. The road distance is 128.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort William to Carnoustie without a car is to train which takes 6h 21m and costs £45 - £60.

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It takes approximately 6h 21m to get from Fort William to Carnoustie, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Fort William to Carnoustie is to train which takes 6h 21m and costs £45 - £60. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6h 39m.

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Map of how to get from Fort William to Carnoustie.
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  • Distance: 94.3 miles
  • Duration: 6h 21m

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

You can take a train from Fort William to Carnoustie via Glasgow Queen Street in around 6h 21m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fort William to Carnoustie via Tyndrum, Pine Trees Leisure Park, Dundee City Centre, Murraygate, and Dundee City Centre, High Street in around 6h 39m.

Train operators
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
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Carnoustie
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $35
Train from Edinburgh to Carnoustie
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $26
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, Bus Station to Tyndrum, Pine Trees Leisure Park
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
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
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Tyndrum, Pine Trees Leisure Park to Dundee City Centre, Murraygate
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
Frequency
Once a week
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 Dundee, Scotland
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
National Express

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Fort William to Carnoustie bus services, operated by Fishers Tours of Dundee, arrive at Dundee City Centre, Murraygate station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort William to Carnoustie is 128 miles. It takes approximately 2h 36m to drive from Fort William to Carnoustie.

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