There are 4 ways to get from Fort William to Loch Eilt by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  53 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William Bus Station to Lochailort, Station (Lochailort Station) 500 / ...

$20 - $23

Cheapest option

Train  •  53 min

  1. Take the train from Fort William to Lochailort

$20 - $25

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Fort William to Loch Eilt 23.8 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from Fort William to Loch Eilt 23.8 miles

$5 - $8

Questions & Answers

The distance between Fort William and Loch Eilt is 19 miles. The road distance is 23.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort William to Loch Eilt without a car is to bus which takes 53 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 53 min to get from Fort William to Loch Eilt, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Fort William to Loch Eilt is to bus which takes 53 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 53 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort William to Loch Eilt is 24 miles. It takes approximately 31 min to drive from Fort William to Loch Eilt.

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There are 60+ hotels available in Loch Eilt. Prices start at $86 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Fort William to Loch Eilt.
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  • Distance: 18.5 miles
  • Duration: 53 min

What companies run services between Fort William, Scotland and Loch Eilt, Scotland?

Shiel Buses operates a bus from Fort William to Loch Eilt every 2 hours. Tickets cost $10 and the journey takes 49 min. Alternatively, ScotRail operates a train from Fort William to Loch Eilt 4 times a day. Tickets cost $8 - $11 and the journey takes 49 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Fort William to Lochailort
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $11
Bus operators
Shiel Buses
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Bus from Fort William Bus Station to Lochailort, Station (Lochailort Station)
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Fort William to Loch Eilt
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Greyhound Taxis
Phone
+44 1397 705050
Website
greyhound-taxis.co.uk
Budget Taxis
Phone
+44 1397 703335

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