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There are 4 ways to get from Fort William to Dunbar by train, bus or car

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Train ScotRail  •  6h 5m

  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

$55 - $108

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Train Caledonian Sleeper  •  6h 24m

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

$38 - $90

2 alternative options

Bus  •  6h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station 916 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to West End, Shandwick Place 900
  3. Take the bus from West End, Queensferry Street to Dunbar, Library X7

Drive  •  3h 7m

  1. Drive from Fort William to Dunbar 165.4 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Fort William to Dunbar is to drive which costs £27 - £40 and takes 3h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Fort William to Dunbar is to drive which costs £27 - £40 and takes 3h 7m.

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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, Library via Buchanan Bus Station and West End, Queensferry Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 59m.

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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 6h 5m.

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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 train which takes 6h 5m and costs £40 - £85.

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It takes approximately 6h 5m 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 train which takes 6h 5m and costs £40 - £85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6h 59m.

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Map of how to get from Fort William to Dunbar.
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  • Distance: 114.7 miles
  • Duration: 6h 5m

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

You can take a train from Fort William to Dunbar via Glasgow Queen Street and Edinburgh in around 6h 5m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fort William to Dunbar via Buchanan Bus Station, West End, Shandwick Place, and West End, Queensferry Street in around 6h 59m.

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 Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 20 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
25m
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 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 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 West End, Shandwick Place
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 20 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 to Dunbar, Library
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
eastcoastbuses.co.uk

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

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

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

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