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

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  9h 16m

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

$222 - $358

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Bus to Inverness, fly to London Luton, bus  •  7h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
  2. Fly from Inverness (INV) to London Luton (LTN) INV - LTN
  3. Take the bus from Luton Airport London to Northampton

$54 - $210

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Train CrossCountry  •  12h 26m

  1. Take the train from Fort William to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Northampton

$178 - $400

Bus, train  •  13h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station 916 / ...
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Derby
  3. Take the train from Derby to Leicester
  4. Take the bus from Leicester, Station Street to Northampton Bus Interchange X7

$177 - $268

Bus  •  13h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station 916 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 National Express

$56 - $74

Drive  •  7h 39m

  1. Drive from Fort William to Northampton 447 miles

$95 - $140

Bus to Glasgow, fly to Birmingham, train  •  6h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Yacht Club to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Birmingham (BHX) GLA - BHX
  3. Take the train from Birmingham International to Northampton

$77 - $234

Bus to Glasgow, fly to London Luton, bus  •  7h 20m

  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 bus from Luton Airport London to Northampton

$59 - $181

Bus to Glasgow, fly to London Stansted, train  •  7h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Yacht Club to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Stansted (STN) GLA - STN
  3. Take the train from London Euston to Northampton

$92 - $208

Train, bus to Edinburgh, fly to Birmingham  •  8h 47m

  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 Birmingham (BHX) EDI - BHX
  4. Take the train from Birmingham International to Northampton

$104 - $281

Bus to Glasgow, fly to East Midlands, train  •  8h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Yacht Club to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to East Midlands (EMA) GLA - EMA
  3. Take the train from Derby to Birmingham New Street
  4. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Northampton

$113 - $308

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The cheapest way to get from Fort William to Northampton is to bus which costs £40 - £60 and takes 13h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Fort William to Northampton is to bus and fly and train which costs £55 - £180 and takes 6h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fort William station to Northampton. However, there are services departing from Fort William, Bus Station and arriving at Northampton via Glasgow and Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 34m.

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No, there is no direct train from Fort William to Northampton. However, there are services departing from Fort William and arriving at Northampton via Edinburgh and Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 26m.

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The distance between Fort William and Northampton is 360 miles. The road distance is 447 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort William to Northampton without a car is to train which takes 9h 16m and costs £170 - £280.

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It takes approximately 9h 16m to get from Fort William to Northampton, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Fort William to Northampton is to train which takes 9h 16m and costs £170 - £280. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £40 - £60 and takes 13h 34m.

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Map of how to get from Fort William to Northampton.
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  • Distance: 360.1 miles
  • Duration: 9h 16m

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

You can take a train from Fort William to Northampton via Glasgow Queen Street, Glasgow, North Court, Glasgow, Central Station, Glasgow Central, and Rugby in around 9h 16m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fort William to Northampton via Glasgow and Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 in around 13h 34m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Glasgow to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $270
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 Glasgow to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Inverness to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
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
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Rugby
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$180 - $290
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$110 - $170
Anytime Day Single
$180 - $290
Train from Edinburgh to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$190 - $310
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$120 - $180
Anytime Day Single
$190 - $310
Train from Birmingham New Street to Northampton
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Train from Birmingham International to Northampton
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $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
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$75 - $120
Anytime Single
$130 - $200
Off-Peak Single
$140 - $220
Train from Glasgow Central to Derby
Ave. Duration
5h 24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$80 - $120
Anytime Single
$130 - $200
Off-Peak Single
$140 - $220
Train from Derby to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Birmingham New Street to Northampton
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $27
Train from Birmingham International to Northampton
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $23
Train from London Euston to Northampton
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to Leicester
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
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 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 Northamptonshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Leicester, Station Street to Northampton Bus Interchange
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
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 Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
National Express
Bus from Luton Airport London to Northampton
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
National Express
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

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to Birmingham Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Fort William to Northampton bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 station.

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Fort William to Northampton train services, operated by West Midlands, arrive at Northampton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort William to Northampton is 447 miles. It takes approximately 7h 39m to drive from Fort William to Northampton.

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