There are 9 ways to get from Fort William to Drogheda by bus, car ferry, train, bus and ferry, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus, carferry, train  •  14 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station 914 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal 923
  3. Take the carferry from Cairnryan to Larne
  4. Take the train from Larne Harbour to Belfast Central Train Station 2
  5. Take the train from Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station to Drogheda

$103 - $201

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Bus to Glasgow, fly to Dublin  •  7 h 37 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 Dublin (DUB) GLA - DUB

$52 - $158

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Train, bus, carferry  •  15 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Fort William to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal 923
  3. Take the carferry from Cairnryan to Larne
  4. Take the train from Larne Harbour to Belfast Central Train Station 2
  5. Take the train from Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station to Drogheda

$109 - $216

Bus, bus and ferry  •  22 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station 914 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Manchester to Dublin 880
  4. Take the bus from Rotunda, Cumberland Street North to West Street Drogheda 901

$71 - $91

Drive, carferry  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Fort William to Cairnryan
  2. Take the carferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
  3. Drive from Belfast to Drogheda

$95 - $121

Bus to Inverness, fly to Dublin  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
  2. Fly from Inverness (INV) to Dublin (DUB) INV - DUB

$104 - $314

Bus to Glasgow, fly to Belfast City, train  •  8 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 Belfast City (BHD) GLA - BHD
  3. Take the train from Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station to Drogheda

$82 - $206

Bus to Glasgow, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove), train  •  9 h 19 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 Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) GLA - BFS
  3. Take the train from Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station to Drogheda

$95 - $197

Bus, train to Edinburgh, fly to Dublin  •  9 h

  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 Dublin (DUB) EDI - DUB

$80 - $194

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Fort William station to Drogheda. However, there are services departing from Fort William, Bus Station and arriving at West Street Drogheda via Glasgow, Manchester and Rotunda, Cumberland Street North. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 7 min.

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The distance between Fort William and Drogheda is 221 miles.

The best way to get from Fort William to Drogheda without a car is to bus and carferry and train which takes 14 h 51 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 14 h 51 min to get from Fort William to Drogheda, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to Dublin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Fort William to Drogheda bus services, operated by Matthews Coach Hire, arrive at West Street Drogheda station.

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Loganair, Ryanair and Aer Lingus offer flights from Glasgow Airport to Dublin Airport.

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There are 93+ hotels available in Drogheda. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Fort William to Drogheda.
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  • Distance: 220.8 miles
  • Duration: 14 h 51 min

What companies run services between Fort William, Scotland and Drogheda, Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Fort William to Drogheda. However, you can take the bus to Buchanan Bus Station, take the bus to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, take the bus to Cairnryan, P & O Ferry Terminal, take the walk to Cairnryan, take the carferry to Larne, take the walk to Larne Harbour, take the train to Belfast Central Train Station, take the walk to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station, then take the train to Drogheda. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Fort William to Drogheda via Glasgow Queen Street, Buchanan Bus Station, Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, Cairnryan, P & O Ferry Terminal, Cairnryan, Larne, Larne Harbour, Belfast Central Train Station, and Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station in around 15 h 32 min.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$16 - $150
Flights from Edinburgh to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $200
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $160
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Inverness to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Hainan
Website
hainanairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Train operators
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Train from Larne Harbour to Belfast Central Train Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
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
$20 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
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 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
$193
Sleeper Seat
$24 - $35
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 Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $21
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 - $22
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 Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Matthews Coach Hire
Website
matthews.ie
Bus from Rotunda, Cumberland Street North to West Street Drogheda
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
matthews.ie
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
Ferry operators
P&O Ferries
Phone
01304 448866.
Website
poferries.com
Car ferry from Cairnryan to Larne
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $95
Schedules at
poferries.com
Passenger Standard
$40
Passenger Flexi
$66
Standard Car
$92
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$40
Small Car
$170

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