There are 3 ways to get from Fort William to Forres by bus or car

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Bus  •  3 h 29 min

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

$23 - $32

2 alternative options

Bus via Nairn, Bus Station (Bus Shelter)  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station 919 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer (Monument) to Nairn, Bus Station (Bus Shelter) 10 / ...

$27 - $33

Drive  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Fort William to Forres 89.1 miles

$19 - $28

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Fort William station to Forres. However, there are services departing from Fort William, Bus Station and arriving at Forres, Cumming Street via Inverness, Marks and Spencer (Monument) and Nairn, Bus Station (Bus Shelter). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 35 min.

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The distance between Fort William and Forres is 79 miles. The road distance is 89.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort William to Forres without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 29 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 29 min to get from Fort William to Forres, including transfers.

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

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Fort William to Forres bus services, operated by Stagecoach North Scotland, arrive at Nairn, Bus Station (Bus Shelter).

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort William to Forres is 89 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 48 min to drive from Fort William to Forres.

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There are 199+ hotels available in Forres. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 78.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 29 min

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

Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Fort William to Forres every 2 hours. Tickets cost $15 - $21 and the journey takes 2 h 5 min. Shiel Buses also services this route 4 times a day.

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 - $21
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
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
Stagecoach North Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer (Monument) to Nairn, Bus Station (Bus Shelter)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach Highlands
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer (Monument) to Nairn, Bus Station (Bus Shelter)
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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