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There are 10 ways to get from Fort William to Larne by bus, car ferry, train, 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.

Recommended option

Bus, car ferry  •  10h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station 916 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal 923
  3. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Larne

$77 - $163

Cheapest option

Bus to Glasgow, fly to Belfast City  •  6h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Yacht Club to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Belfast City (BHD) GLA - BHD

$61 - $176

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Train, car ferry  •  10h 46m

  1. Take the train from Fort William to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
  3. Take the train from Ayr to Stranraer
  4. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Larne

$113 - $204

Train, bus, car ferry  •  10h 50m

  1. Take the train from Fort William to Glasgow Queen Street Low Level
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal 923
  3. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Larne

$83 - $172

Bus, line 4 bus, line 358 bus, car ferry  •  12h 58m

  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 / ...
  3. Take the line 4 bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station to Ayr, Bus Station 4 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Ayr, Bus Station to Girvan, Young Street 60 / ...
  5. Take the line 358 bus from Girvan, Elder Avenue to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal 358 / ...
  6. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Larne

$83 - $174

Drive, car ferry  •  5h 40m

  1. Drive from Fort William to Cairnryan
  2. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Larne

$66 - $151

Bus to Glasgow, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove)  •  6h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Yacht Club to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) GLA - BFS

$69 - $160

Train, bus to Edinburgh, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove)  •  9h 14m

  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 Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) EDI - BFS

$96 - $207

Train, bus to Edinburgh, fly to Belfast City  •  9h 12m

  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 Belfast City (BHD) EDI - BHD

$83 - $233

Bus to Inverness, fly to Belfast City  •  6h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
  2. Fly from Inverness (INV) to Belfast City (BHD) INV - BHD

$74 - $205

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Fort William to Larne is to drive and car ferry which costs £50 - £120 and takes 5h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Fort William to Larne is to drive and car ferry which costs £50 - £120 and takes 5h 40m.

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The distance between Fort William and Larne is 139 miles.

The best way to get from Fort William to Larne without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 10h 11m and costs £55 - £130.

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It takes approximately 10h 11m to get from Fort William to Larne, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to Belfast City Airport is the direct flight which takes 45m.

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Flybe offers flights from Glasgow Airport to Belfast City Airport.

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There are 83+ hotels available in Larne. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Fort William to Larne.
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  • Distance: 139.4 miles
  • Duration: 10h 11m

What companies run services between Fort William, Scotland and Larne, Northern Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Fort William to Larne. However, you can take the bus to Buchanan Bus Station, take the bus to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, take the taxi to Cairnryan, then take the car ferry to Larne. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Fort William to Larne via Glasgow Queen Street, Glasgow, North Court, Glasgow, Central Station, Glasgow Central, Ayr, Stranraer, and Cairnryan in around 10h 46m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $160
Flights from Edinburgh to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $180
Flights from Inverness to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Flights from Edinburgh to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $150
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 Ayr
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $16
Train from Ayr to Stranraer
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $20
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
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $21
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
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Kilmarnock, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station to Ayr, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Ayr, Bus Station to Girvan, Young Street
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Girvan, Elder Avenue to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
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
Ferry operators
P&O Ferries
Phone
01304 448866.
Website
poferries.com
Car ferry from Cairnryan to Larne
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $95
Schedules at
poferries.com
Passenger Standard
$39
Passenger Flexi
$65
Standard Car
$91

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