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There are 11 ways to get from Fort William to London by bus, plane, train, night bus or car

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Bus to Glasgow, fly to London City  •  5h 43m

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

$94 - $324

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Bus  •  13h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station 916 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...

$52 - $115

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Bus to Glasgow, fly to London Heathrow  •  5h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Yacht Club to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Heathrow (LHR) GLA - LHR

$112 - $299

Bus to Glasgow, fly to London Gatwick  •  5h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Yacht Club to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Gatwick (LGW) GLA - LGW

$76 - $214

Bus to Glasgow, fly to London Luton, train  •  6h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Yacht Club to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Luton (LTN) GLA - LTN
  3. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL

$65 - $189

Bus to Inverness, fly to London Gatwick  •  5h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
  2. Fly from Inverness (INV) to London Gatwick (LGW) INV - LGW

$64 - $223

Train, bus to Edinburgh, fly to London City  •  8h 2m

  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 London City (LCY) EDI - LCY

$106 - $271

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  9h 22m

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

$265 - $404

Train LNER  •  10h 13m

  1. Take the train from Fort William to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross

$89 - $130

Bus, night bus  •  14h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station 916 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals M20

$67 - $120

Drive  •  8h 43m

  1. Drive from Fort William to London 510.1 miles

$100 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Fort William to London is to bus which costs £40 - £90 and takes 13h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Fort William to London is to bus and fly which costs £85 - £230 and takes 5h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fort William station to London station. However, there are services departing from Fort William, Bus Station and arriving at London Victoria Coach Station via Glasgow. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 29m.

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No, there is no direct train from Fort William to London. However, there are services departing from Fort William and arriving at London Kings Cross via Edinburgh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 13m.

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The distance between Fort William and London is 421 miles. The road distance is 510.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort William to London without a car is to train which takes 9h 22m and costs £200 - £310.

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It takes approximately 5h 43m to get from Fort William to London, including transfers.

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

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Fort William to London train services, operated by Caledonian Sleeper, depart from Fort William station.

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The best way to get from Fort William to London is to train which takes 9h 22m and costs £200 - £310. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £40 - £90 and takes 13h 29m.

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Map of how to get from Fort William to London.
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  • Distance: 420.8 miles
  • Duration: 5h 43m

What companies run services between Fort William, Scotland and London, England?

You can take a train from Fort William to London via Glasgow Queen Street, Glasgow, North Court, Glasgow, Central Station, and Glasgow Central in around 9h 22m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fort William to London via Glasgow in around 13h 29m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Glasgow to London City via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Edinburgh to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Inverness to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to London City via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Edinburgh to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to London City via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $210
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
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
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Fort William to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$192
Sleeper Seat
$28 - $45
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
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 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
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 Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
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
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
National Express
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
Megabus UK
Night bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
Megabus UK

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to London City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Fort William to London bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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Fort William to London train services, operated by LNER, arrive at London Kings Cross station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort William to London is 510 miles. It takes approximately 8h 43m to drive from Fort William to London.

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Aer Lingus, Flybe and British Airways offer flights from Glasgow Airport to London City Airport.

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