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

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Bus Scottish Citylink  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station 914 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to West End, Shandwick Place (at 38 McColl) 900
  3. Take the bus from West End, Queensferry Street (after Charlotte Lane at 43) to Dunbar, Post Office X7

$41 - $54

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Train, bus  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Fort William to Edinburgh
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Waterloo Place (near 23) to Dunbar, Post Office X7

$40 - $52

3 alternative options

Bus Fishers Tours of Dundee  •  6 h 18 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 Edinburgh, Bus Station X56
  3. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Dunbar, Post Office 253

$59

Train  •  6 h 21 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 Dunbar

$47 - $108

Drive  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Fort William to Dunbar 165.4 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Fort William station to Dunbar. However, there are services departing from Fort William, Bus Station and arriving at Dunbar, Post Office via Buchanan Bus Station and West End, Queensferry Street (after Charlotte Lane at 43). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 59 min.

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

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The distance between Fort William and Dunbar is 115 miles. The road distance is 165.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort William to Dunbar without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 59 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 59 min to get from Fort William to Dunbar, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Fort William to Dunbar is to bus which takes 5 h 59 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 6 h 21 min.

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Fort William to Dunbar bus services, operated by East Coast Buses, arrive at Dunbar, Post Office station.

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Fort William to Dunbar train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Dunbar station.

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Map of how to get from Fort William to Dunbar.
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  • Distance: 114.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 59 min

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

You can take a bus from Fort William to Dunbar via Buchanan Bus Station, West End, Shandwick Place (at 38 McColl), and West End, Queensferry Street (after Charlotte Lane at 43) in around 5 h 59 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Fort William to Dunbar via Glasgow Queen Street and Edinburgh in around 6 h 21 min.

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
$20 - $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
Train from Edinburgh to Dunbar
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $12
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
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
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 West End, Shandwick Place (at 38 McColl)
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
East Coast Buses
Email
hello@eastcoastbuses.co.uk
Website
eastcoastbuses.co.uk
Bus from West End, Queensferry Street (after Charlotte Lane at 43) to Dunbar, Post Office
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
eastcoastbuses.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Waterloo Place (near 23) to Dunbar, Post Office
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
eastcoastbuses.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 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 Edinburgh, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Border Buses
Website
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Dunbar, Post Office
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Website
bordersbuses.co.uk
Borders Buses
Phone
01896 754350
Email
info@bordersbuses.co.uk
Website
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 7 to 10) to Dunbar, Post Office
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
bordersbuses.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort William to Dunbar is 165 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 7 min to drive from Fort William to Dunbar.

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