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There are 4 ways to get from Fort William to Glenfinnan by bus, train, taxi or car

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Line 534 bus  •  30 min

  1. Take the line 534 bus from Fort William Bus Station to Glenfinnan, Hotel 534

£3 - £4

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Train  •  32 min

  1. Take the train from Fort William to Glenfinnan

£4 - £11

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Fort William to Glenfinnan 17.5 miles

£35 - £50

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from Fort William to Glenfinnan 17.5 miles

£2 - £4

Fort William to Glenfinnan by bus

The bus journey time between Fort William and Glenfinnan is around 27 min and covers a distance of around 18 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 25 min. Operated by Shiel Buses, the Fort William to Glenfinnan bus service departs from Fort William Bus Station and arrives in Glenfinnan, Hotel. Typically two buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Fort William to Glenfinnan bus schedules

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Fort William → Glenfinnan
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The most affordable way to get from Fort William to Glenfinnan is to drive, which costs £2 - £4 and takes 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Fort William to Glenfinnan is to taxi which costs £35 - £50 and takes 24 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Fort William Bus Station station and arriving at Glenfinnan, Hotel. Services depart twice a week, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Fort William and arriving at Glenfinnan. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 32 min.

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The distance between Fort William and Glenfinnan is 13 miles. The road distance is 17.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort William to Glenfinnan without a car is to line 534 bus which takes 30 min and costs £3 - £4.

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The line 534 bus from Fort William Bus Station to Glenfinnan, Hotel takes 30 min including transfers and departs twice a week.

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Fort William to Glenfinnan bus services, operated by Shiel Buses, depart from Fort William Bus Station.

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Fort William to Glenfinnan train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Fort William station.

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The best way to get from Fort William to Glenfinnan is to line 534 bus which takes 30 min and costs £3 - £4. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £4 - £11 and takes 32 min.

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  • Distance: 13.3 miles
  • Duration: 30 min

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

Shiel Buses operates a bus from Fort William Bus Station to Glenfinnan, Hotel twice a week. Tickets cost £3 - £4 and the journey takes 30 min. Alternatively, ScotRail operates a train from Fort William to Glenfinnan 4 times a day. Tickets cost £4 - £11 and the journey takes 32 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Fort William to Glenfinnan
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£4 - £11
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£4 - £6
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£8 - £11
Bus operators
Shiel Buses
Phone
01967 431 272
Email
info@shielbuses.co.uk
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Bus from Fort William Bus Station to Glenfinnan, Hotel
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
Shiel Buses
Other operators
Taxi from Fort William to Glenfinnan
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
£35 - £50
Woody's Taxis
Phone
+44 1397 701 066
Website
woodystaxis.com
Greyhound Taxis
Phone
+44 1397 705 050
Website
greyhound-taxis.co.uk
Cloudy's Taxi
Phone
+44 7500 362 424
Website
cloudystaxi.com
Budget Taxis
Phone
+44 1397 703 335
A & A Taxis
Phone
+44 1397 701 702

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Fort William to Glenfinnan bus services, operated by Shiel Buses, arrive at Glenfinnan, Hotel station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort William to Glenfinnan is 18 miles. It takes approximately 24 min to drive from Fort William to Glenfinnan.

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