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

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Train  •  6h 19m

  1. Take the train from Fort William to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ayr

$53 - $67

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Bus  •  7h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station 916 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Ayr, Bus Station 923

$34 - $48

3 alternative options

Train, line 4 bus, bus  •  8h 36m

  1. Take the train from Fort William to Glasgow Queen Street Low Level
  2. Take the line 4 bus from Glasgow, St Vincent Street to Kilmarnock, Bus Station 4 / ...
  3. Take the line 4 bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station to Ayr, Bus Station 4 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Ayr, Bus Station to Girvan, Ailsa Street East 58 / ...

$41 - $58

Drive  •  3h 6m

  1. Drive from Fort William to Girvan 156 miles

$30 - $50

Uber  •  3h 6m

  1. Take an Uber from Fort William to Girvan 156 miles

$220 - $300

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The cheapest way to get from Fort William to Girvan is to drive which costs £25 - £40 and takes 3h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Fort William to Girvan is to drive which costs £25 - £40 and takes 3h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fort William station to Girvan. However, there are services departing from Fort William, Bus Station and arriving at Girvan, Henrietta Street via Buchanan Bus Station and Ayr, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 4m.

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The distance between Fort William and Girvan is 110 miles. The road distance is 156 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort William to Girvan without a car is to train which takes 6h 19m and costs £40 - £55.

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It takes approximately 6h 19m to get from Fort William to Girvan, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Fort William to Girvan is to train which takes 6h 19m and costs £40 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £26 - £40 and takes 7h 4m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort William to Girvan is 156 miles. It takes approximately 3h 6m to drive from Fort William to Girvan.

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  • Distance: 109.9 miles
  • Duration: 6h 19m

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

You can take a train from Fort William to Girvan via Glasgow Queen Street, Glasgow, North Court, Glasgow, Central Station, Glasgow Central, and Ayr in around 6h 19m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fort William to Girvan via Buchanan Bus Station and Ayr, Bus Station in around 7h 4m.

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 Central to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $16
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Fort William to Glasgow Queen Street Low Level
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$191
Sleeper Seat
$24 - $35
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 Ayr, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Glasgow, St Vincent Street to Kilmarnock, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station to Ayr, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Ayr, Bus Station to Girvan, Ailsa Street East
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Other operators
Uber Glasgow
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Fort William to Girvan
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$220 - $300
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Assist
$220 - $300
UberX
$220 - $300
UberXL
$330 - $450
Exec
$400 - $550

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