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

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Train  •  4 h 55 min

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

$43 - $55

Cheapest option

Bus, line 4 bus  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station 916 / ...
  2. Take the line 4 bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Kilmarnock, Bus Station 4 / ...

$27 - $38

3 alternative options

Train, line 4 bus  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Fort William to Glasgow Queen Street Low Level
  2. Take the line 4 bus from Glasgow, St Vincent Street to Kilmarnock, Bus Station 4 / ...

$30 - $43

Drive  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Fort William to Kilmarnock 123.5 miles

$26 - $40

Uber  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Take an Uber from Fort William to Kilmarnock 123.5 miles

$170 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Fort William to Kilmarnock is to bus and line 4 bus which costs £20 - £30 and takes 6 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Fort William to Kilmarnock is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fort William station to Kilmarnock station. However, there are services departing from Fort William, Bus Station and arriving at Kilmarnock, Bus Station via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 6 min.

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The distance between Fort William and Kilmarnock is 87 miles. The road distance is 123.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort William to Kilmarnock without a car is to train which takes 4 h 55 min and costs £30 - £45.

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It takes approximately 4 h 55 min to get from Fort William to Kilmarnock, including transfers.

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Fort William to Kilmarnock 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 Kilmarnock is to train which takes 4 h 55 min and costs £30 - £45. Alternatively, you can bus and line 4 bus, which costs £20 - £30 and takes 6 h 6 min.

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Fort William to Kilmarnock bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Kilmarnock, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort William to Kilmarnock is 123 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 28 min to drive from Fort William to Kilmarnock.

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Map of how to get from Fort William to Kilmarnock.
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  • Distance: 87.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 55 min

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

ScotRail operates a train from Fort William to Kilmarnock 3 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 3 h 42 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fort William to Kilmarnock via Buchanan Bus Station in around 6 h 6 min.

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
3 h 42 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Fort William to Glasgow Queen Street Low Level
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
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
3 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Kilmarnock, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Glasgow, St Vincent Street to Kilmarnock, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Other operators
Uber Glasgow
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Fort William to Kilmarnock
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$170 - $240
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uber.com
Assist
$170 - $240
UberX
$170 - $240
UberXL
$260 - $360
Exec
$320 - $440

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