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There are 2 ways to get from Fort William to Eigg Island by bus, ferry or train

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Bus, ferry  •  3h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William Bus Station to Mallaig, Ferry Terminal 502 / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Mallaig to Eigg Ferry Terminal Cm19

$6 - $9

1 alternative option

Train, ferry  •  3h 41m

  1. Take the train from Fort William to Mallaig
  2. Take the ferry from Mallaig to Eigg Ferry Terminal Cm19

$18 - $24

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Fort William to Eigg Island is to bus and ferry which costs £4 - £7 and takes 3h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Fort William to Eigg Island is to bus and ferry which costs £4 - £7 and takes 3h 30m.

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The distance between Fort William and Eigg Island is 40 miles.

The best way to get from Fort William to Eigg Island without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 3h 30m and costs £4 - £7.

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It takes approximately 3h 30m to get from Fort William to Eigg Island, including transfers.

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There are 43+ hotels available in Eigg Island. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Fort William to Eigg Island.
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  • Distance: 40.1 miles
  • Duration: 3h 30m

What companies run services between Fort William, Scotland and Eigg Island, Scotland?

There is no direct connection from Fort William to Eigg Island. However, you can take the bus to Mallaig, Ferry Terminal, take the walk to Mallaig, then take the ferry to Eigg Ferry Terminal. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Fort William to Eigg Island via Mallaig and Mallaig in around 3h 41m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Fort William to Mallaig
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $16
Bus operators
Shiel Buses
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Bus from Fort William Bus Station to Mallaig, Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Ferry operators

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