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There are 10 ways to get from Fort William to Hereford by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  10h 2m

  1. Take the train from Fort William to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Crewe
  3. Take the train from Crewe to Hereford

$205 - $314

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Bus, train  •  14h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station 916 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Birmingham, Navigation Street M11
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Hereford

$78 - $130

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Train  •  12h 20m

  1. Take the train from Fort William to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Hereford

$159 - $240

Drive  •  7h 48m

  1. Drive from Fort William to Hereford 445.7 miles

$95 - $140

Bus to Glasgow, fly to Birmingham, train  •  7h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Yacht Club to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Birmingham (BHX) GLA - BHX
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Hereford

$85 - $259

Bus to Glasgow, fly to Bristol, train  •  7h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Yacht Club to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Bristol (BRS) GLA - BRS
  3. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newport (S Wales)
  4. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Hereford

$95 - $238

Bus to Glasgow, fly to East Midlands, train  •  8h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Yacht Club to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to East Midlands (EMA) GLA - EMA
  3. Take the train from Derby to Birmingham New Street
  4. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Hereford

$115 - $288

Train, bus to Edinburgh, fly to Birmingham  •  10h 3m

  1. Take the train from Fort William to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  3. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Birmingham (BHX) EDI - BHX
  4. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Hereford

$112 - $306

Train, bus to Edinburgh, fly to Bristol  •  10h

  1. Take the train from Fort William to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  3. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Bristol (BRS) EDI - BRS
  4. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newport (S Wales)
  5. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Hereford

$122 - $285

Bus to Inverness, fly to Bristol, train  •  7h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
  2. Fly from Inverness (INV) to Bristol (BRS) INV - BRS
  3. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newport (S Wales)
  4. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Hereford

$98 - $367

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The cheapest way to get from Fort William to Hereford is to drive which costs £70 - £110 and takes 7h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Fort William to Hereford is to bus and fly and train which costs £70 - £190 and takes 7h 41m.

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No, there is no direct train from Fort William to Hereford. However, there are services departing from Fort William and arriving at Hereford via Edinburgh and Manchester Piccadilly. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 20m.

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The distance between Fort William and Hereford is 345 miles. The road distance is 445.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort William to Hereford without a car is to train which takes 10h 2m and costs £150 - £250.

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It takes approximately 10h 2m to get from Fort William to Hereford, including transfers.

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Fort William to Hereford train services, operated by Caledonian Sleeper, depart from Fort William station.

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to Birmingham Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Fort William to Hereford train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, arrive at Hereford station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort William to Hereford is 446 miles. It takes approximately 7h 48m to drive from Fort William to Hereford.

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Map of how to get from Fort William to Hereford.
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  • Distance: 344.7 miles
  • Duration: 10h 2m

What companies run services between Fort William, Scotland and Hereford, England?

You can take a train from Fort William to Hereford via Glasgow Queen Street, Glasgow, North Court, Glasgow, Central Station, Glasgow Central, and Crewe in around 10h 2m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Glasgow to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Flights from Glasgow to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Glasgow to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Edinburgh to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Inverness to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Glasgow to Bristol via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
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
Virgin West Coast Trains
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Hereford
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
First Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Hereford
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
First Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Hereford
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $27
First Anytime Day Single
$28 - $45
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Fort William to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$192
Sleeper Seat
$28 - $45
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $50
Off-Peak Day Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $130
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $26
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $26
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $24
Train from Derby to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $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 Fort William, Yacht Club to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Megabus UK
Shiel Buses
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
shielbuses.co.uk

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