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
£3 - £4
3 alternative options
Train • 32 min
£4 - £11
Taxi • 24 min
£35 - £50
Drive • 24 min
£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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Questions & Answers
The most affordable way to get from Fort William to Glenfinnan is to drive, which costs £2 - £4 and takes 24 min.
The quickest way to get from Fort William to Glenfinnan is to taxi which costs £35 - £50 and takes 24 min.
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.
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.
The distance between Fort William and Glenfinnan is 13 miles. The road distance is 17.5 miles.
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.
The line 534 bus from Fort William Bus Station to Glenfinnan, Hotel takes 30 min including transfers and departs twice a week.
Fort William to Glenfinnan bus services, operated by Shiel Buses, depart from Fort William Bus Station.
Fort William to Glenfinnan train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Fort William station.
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.
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 from Fort William to Glenfinnan
- Ave. Duration
- 32 min
- 4 times a day
- Estimated price
- £4 - £11
- Anytime Day Single
- £4 - £6
- Anytime Day Single 1st Class
- £8 - £11
- Ave. Duration
- 24 min
- Estimated price
- £35 - £50
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A & A Taxis
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Fort William to Glenfinnan bus services, operated by Shiel Buses, arrive at Glenfinnan, Hotel station.
Fort William to Glenfinnan train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Glenfinnan station.
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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