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

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Bus, train  •  4 h 8 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 Irvine

$33 - $46

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Bus  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station 914 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Irvine, Galt Avenue X79 / ...

$32 - $41

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Train  •  4 h 57 min

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

$36 - $55

Drive  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Fort William to Irvine 120.7 miles

$25 - $40

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No, there is no direct bus from Fort William station to Irvine. However, there are services departing from Fort William, Bus Station and arriving at Irvine, Galt Avenue via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Fort William to Irvine. However, there are services departing from Fort William and arriving at Irvine via Dalmuir and Glasgow Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 57 min.

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The distance between Fort William and Irvine is 85 miles. The road distance is 120.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort William to Irvine without a car is to bus and train which takes 4 h 8 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 8 min to get from Fort William to Irvine, including transfers.

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Fort William to Irvine bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Fort William, Bus Station.

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

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The best way to get from Fort William to Irvine is to train which takes 4 h 57 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 5 min.

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Fort William to Irvine bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Irvine, Galt Avenue station.

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

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Map of how to get from Fort William to Irvine.
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  • Distance: 85.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 8 min

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

You can take a train from Fort William to Irvine via Dalmuir, Glasgow Central Low Level, and Glasgow Central in around 4 h 57 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fort William to Irvine via Buchanan Bus Station in around 5 h 5 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Irvine
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $13
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
$24 - $35
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$193
Sleeper Seat
$24 - $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
Stagecoach West Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Irvine, Galt Avenue
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort William to Irvine is 121 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 26 min to drive from Fort William to Irvine.

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