There are 3 ways to get from Fort William to Elgin by bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Bus, train  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station 919 / ...
  2. Take the train from Inverness to Elgin

$22 - $36

Cheapest option

Bus, line 10 bus  •  4 h

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station 919 / ...
  2. Take the line 10 bus from Nairn, Bus Station (Bus Shelter) to Elgin, Bus Station 10 / ...

$15 - $31

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Fort William to Elgin 101.3 miles

$21 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Fort William to Elgin is to bus and line 10 bus which costs £11 - £24 and takes 4 h.

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The quickest way to get from Fort William to Elgin is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 2 h 3 min.

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The distance between Fort William and Elgin is 89 miles. The road distance is 101.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 46 min to get from Fort William to Elgin, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fort William station to Elgin station. However, there are services departing from Fort William, Bus Station and arriving at Elgin, Bus Station via Inverness, Marks and Spencer (Monument) and Nairn, Bus Station (Bus Shelter). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h.

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

You can take a bus from Fort William to Elgin via Inverness, Bus Station, Inverness, Marks and Spencer (Monument), and Nairn, Bus Station (Bus Shelter) in around 4 h.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Inverness to Elgin
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $15
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 Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
National Express
Stagecoach UK

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