There are 8 ways to get from Fort William to Darlington by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Glasgow Queen Street  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Fort William to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
  3. Take the train from Edinburgh to Darlington

$67 - $168

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Bus National Express, train  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station 914 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard
  3. Take the train from Newcastle to Darlington

$49 - $105

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Train  •  7 h 38 min

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

$58 - $150

Bus, train via Markinch  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Perth, South Street (Mountain Supplies) 242
  2. Take the bus from Perth, South Street (Bank Of Scotland) to Glenrothes Bus Station Arrival Bay 36 / ...
  3. Take the train from Markinch to Darlington

$124 - $174

Drive  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Fort William to Darlington 278.7 miles

$60 - $90

Bus to Glasgow, fly to Manchester, train  •  8 h 41 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 Manchester (MAN) GLA - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Darlington

$117 - $370

Bus to Inverness, fly to Manchester, train  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
  2. Fly from Inverness (INV) to Manchester (MAN) INV - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Darlington

$135 - $326

Bus to Glasgow, fly to East Midlands, train  •  9 h 6 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 East Midlands (EMA) GLA - EMA
  3. Take the train from Derby to Darlington

$125 - $304

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No, there is no direct train from Fort William to Darlington. However, there are services departing from Fort William and arriving at Darlington via Glasgow Queen Street and Edinburgh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 19 min.

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The distance between Fort William and Darlington is 212 miles. The road distance is 278.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort William to Darlington without a car is to train which takes 7 h 19 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 19 min to get from Fort William to Darlington, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Fort William to Darlington train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Darlington station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort William to Darlington is 279 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 58 min to drive from Fort William to Darlington.

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easyJet and Flybe offer flights from Glasgow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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Map of how to get from Fort William to Darlington.
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  • Distance: 211.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 19 min

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

You can take a train from Fort William to Darlington via Glasgow Queen Street and Edinburgh in around 7 h 19 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Inverness to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Glasgow to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Glasgow to East Midlands via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Inverness to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
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
3 h 42 min
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 Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $17
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
$191
Sleeper Seat
$24 - $35
Train from Fort William to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
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
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Darlington
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$29 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $80
Train from Newcastle to Darlington
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$13 - $20
1st Class
$24 - $35
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Darlington
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$70 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $110
Train from Markinch to Darlington
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Single
$80 - $130
Off-Peak Single
$80 - $130
Train from Newcastle to Darlington
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$30 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$19 - $29
Train from Derby to Darlington
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $90
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Darlington
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $21
Train from Manchester Airport to Darlington
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$21 - $30
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $70
Bus operators
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Perth, South Street (Mountain Supplies)
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
fisherstours.co.uk
Stagecoach East Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Perth, South Street (Bank Of Scotland) to Glenrothes Bus Station Arrival Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
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
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 - $21
Schedules at
citylink.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 Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.com
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

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