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

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Bus, train  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Yacht Club (Ashburn Lane) to Anniesland Cross (Herschell Street) 914 / ...
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ayr

$41 - $57

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Bus  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station 914 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) 923

$38 - $51

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Bus, line 4 bus  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station 914 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) X76 / ...
  3. Take the line 4 bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) to Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) 4 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) to Girvan, Ailsa Street East 58 / ...

$49 - $58

Train  •  6 h 27 min

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

$44 - $66

Drive  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Fort William to Girvan 156 miles

$30 - $50

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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, Ailsa Street East via Buchanan Bus Station, Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) and Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Fort William to Girvan. However, there are services departing from Fort William and arriving at Girvan via Dalmuir, Glasgow Central and Ayr. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 27 min.

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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 bus and train which takes 5 h 38 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 38 min 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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Fort William to Girvan train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Fort William station.

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The best way to get from Fort William to Girvan is to bus and line 4 bus which takes 6 h 8 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 6 h 27 min.

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Fort William to Girvan bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Girvan, Ailsa Street East station.

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Fort William to Girvan train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Ayr station.

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Map of how to get from Fort William to Girvan.
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  • Distance: 109.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 38 min

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

You can take a bus from Fort William to Girvan via Buchanan Bus Station, Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street), and Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) in around 6 h 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Fort William to Girvan via Dalmuir, Glasgow Central Low Level, Glasgow Central, and Ayr in around 6 h 27 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $16
Train from Fort William to Dalmuir
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $40
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Fort William to Dalmuir
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$192
Sleeper Seat
$23 - $35
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Yacht Club (Ashburn Lane) to Anniesland Cross (Herschell Street)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street)
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach West Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) to Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street)
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) to Girvan, Ailsa Street East
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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

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