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There are 5 ways to get from Fort William to Irvine by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train ScotRail  •  4h 49m

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

$44 - $57

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Bus  •  5h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station 916 / ...

$28 - $39

3 alternative options

Train Caledonian Sleeper  •  6h 29m

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

$31 - $44

Drive  •  2h 26m

  1. Drive from Fort William to Irvine 120.7 miles

$25 - $40

Uber  •  2h 26m

  1. Take an Uber from Fort William to Irvine 120.7 miles

$170 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Fort William to Irvine is to drive which costs £19 - £29 and takes 2h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Fort William to Irvine is to drive which costs £19 - £29 and takes 2h 26m.

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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, Bridgegate via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 50m.

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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 train which takes 4h 49m and costs £30 - £45.

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It takes approximately 4h 49m 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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The best way to get from Fort William to Irvine is to train which takes 4h 49m and costs £30 - £45. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £21 - £30 and takes 5h 50m.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Fort William to Irvine.
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  • Distance: 85.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 49m

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

You can take a train from Fort William to Irvine via Glasgow Queen Street, Glasgow, North Court, Glasgow, Central Station, and Glasgow Central in around 4h 49m. Alternatively, Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Fort William to Irvine every 4 hours. Tickets cost $22 - $30 and the journey takes 3h 54m.

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
Train from Glasgow Central to Irvine
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $13
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Fort William to Glasgow Queen Street Low Level
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$191
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, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Glasgow
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Fort William to Irvine
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$170 - $240
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uber.com
Assist
$170 - $240
UberX
$170 - $240
UberXL
$250 - $350
Exec
$310 - $430

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