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

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Train  •  6h 33m

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

£62 - £138

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  6h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station 914 / ...
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Lanark
  3. Take the bus from Lanark, Bus Station to Leadhills, Ramsay Road 30 / ...

Train, bus  •  7h 19m

  1. Take the train from Fort William to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Lanark
  3. Take the bus from Lanark, Bus Station to Leadhills, Ramsay Road 30 / ...

Drive  •  2h 54m

  1. Drive from Fort William to Leadhills 149.5 miles

£23 - £35

Fort William to Leadhills by bus, walk and train

The journey time between Fort William and Leadhills is around 7h 9m and covers a distance of around 162 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 49m. Operated by Scottish Citylink, First ScotRail Service and Stuarts Coaches UK, the Fort William to Leadhills service departs from Fort William, Bus Station and arrives in Leadhills, Ramsay Road. Typically 29 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
7h 9m
Fastest journey time:
5h 49m
Journey distance:
162 miles
Services per week:
29
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
28 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:00
Last service departs at:
19:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Fort William to Leadhills bus, walk and train schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Fort William → Leadhills
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Leadhills is 111.

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The cheapest way to get from Fort William to Leadhills is to drive which costs £23 - £35 and takes 2h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Fort William to Leadhills is to drive which costs £23 - £35 and takes 2h 54m.

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The distance between Fort William and Leadhills is 110 miles. The road distance is 149.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort William to Leadhills without a car is to train which takes 6h 33m and costs £60 - £140.

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It takes approximately 6h 33m to get from Fort William to Leadhills, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort William to Leadhills is 150 miles. It takes approximately 2h 54m to drive from Fort William to Leadhills.

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There are 40+ hotels available in Leadhills. Prices start at £75 per night.

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  • Distance: 110.5 miles
  • Duration: 6h 33m

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

You can take a train from Fort William to Leadhills via Glasgow Queen Street, Glasgow Central, and Sanquhar in around 6h 33m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
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 54m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£24 - £75
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£24 - £35
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£55 - £75
Train from Glasgow Central to Sanquhar
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£12 - £35
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£12 - £18
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£28 - £35
Train from Glasgow Central to Lanark
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £19
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £10
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£14 - £19
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 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£19 - £27
Website
Scottish Citylink
Stuarts Coaches UK
Phone
+44 141 332 6811
Email
enquiry@spt.co.uk
Website
spt.co.uk
Bus from Lanark, Bus Station to Leadhills, Ramsay Road
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
Stuarts Coaches UK

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