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There are 3 ways to get from Fort William to Glasgow Central Station by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  3h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station 915 / ...

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Train  •  4h 4m

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

Drive  •  2h 11m

  1. Drive from Fort William to Glasgow Central Station 103 miles

Fort William to Glasgow Central Station by bus and walk

The journey time between Fort William and Glasgow Central Station is around 3h 13m and covers a distance of around 110 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 6m. Operated by Scottish Citylink, the Fort William to Glasgow Central Station service departs from Fort William, Bus Station and arrives in Glasgow Central Station. Typically 28 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Route information

Average journey time:
3h 13m
Fastest journey time:
3h 6m
Journey distance:
110 miles
Services per week:
28
Cheapest price:
£20
Carbon emissions:
21 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
09:10
Last service departs at:
19:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Fort William to Glasgow Central Station bus and walk schedules

Fort William → Glasgow Central Station
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The most affordable way to get from Fort William to Glasgow Central Station is to drive, which costs £16 - £24 and takes 2h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Fort William to Glasgow Central Station is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 2h 11m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Fort William, Bus Station station and arriving at Buchanan Bus Station station. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 16m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Fort William and arriving at Glasgow Queen Street. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 54m.

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The distance between Fort William and Glasgow Central Station is 74 miles. The road distance is 103 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort William to Glasgow Central Station without a car is to bus which takes 3h 29m and costs £20 - £29.

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The bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station takes 3h 16m including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Fort William to Glasgow Central Station bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Fort William, Bus Station.

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Fort William to Glasgow Central Station train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Fort William station.

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The best way to get from Fort William to Glasgow Central Station is to bus which takes 3h 29m and costs £20 - £29. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £24 - £75 and takes 4h 4m.

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  • Distance: 74.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h 29m

What companies run services between Fort William, Scotland and Glasgow Central Station, Scotland?

Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station 4 times a day. Tickets cost £20 - £29 and the journey takes 3h 16m. Alternatively, First ScotRail Service operates a train from Fort William to Glasgow Queen Street 3 times a day. Tickets cost £24 - £75 and the journey takes 3h 54m. Caledonian Sleeper also services this route 6 times a week.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
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 54m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£24 - £75
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£24 - £35
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£55 - £75
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 16m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£20 - £29
Website
Scottish Citylink

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Fort William to Glasgow Central Station bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Buchanan Bus Station.

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Fort William to Glasgow Central Station train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Glasgow Queen Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort William to Glasgow Central Station is 103 miles. It takes approximately 2h 11m to drive from Fort William to Glasgow Central Station.

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