There are 3 ways to get from Fort William to Loch Ness by bus, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Bunloit, Achnahannet Farm (Farm Road End) 919 / ...

$11 - $17

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Taxi  •  58 min

  1. Take a taxi from Fort William to Loch Ness 48.7 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  58 min

  1. Drive from Fort William to Loch Ness 48.7 miles

$10 - $16

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Fort William, Bus Station station and arriving at Bunloit, Achnahannet Farm (Farm Road End). Services depart hourly, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 27 min.

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The distance between Fort William and Loch Ness is 42 miles. The road distance is 48.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort William to Loch Ness without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 27 min and costs .

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The bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Bunloit, Achnahannet Farm (Farm Road End) takes 1 h 27 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Fort William to Loch Ness bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Fort William, Bus Station.

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Fort William to Loch Ness bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Bunloit, Achnahannet Farm (Farm Road End) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort William to Loch Ness is 49 miles. It takes approximately 58 min to drive from Fort William to Loch Ness.

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There are 546+ hotels available in Loch Ness. Prices start at $91 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Fort William to Loch Ness.
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  • Distance: 41.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 27 min

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

Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Fort William to Loch Ness every 2 hours. Tickets cost $11 - $17 and the journey takes 1 h 27 min. Shiel Buses also services this route 4 times a day.

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 Bunloit, Achnahannet Farm (Farm Road End)
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Shiel Buses
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Bunloit, Achnahannet Farm (Farm Road End)
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Fort William to Loch Ness
Ave. Duration
58 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Greyhound Taxis
Phone
+44 1397 705050
Website
greyhound-taxis.co.uk
Budget Taxis
Phone
+44 1397 703335

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