There are 12 ways to get from Fort William to Northampton by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Yacht Club (Ashburn Lane) to Anniesland Cross (Herschell Street) 914 / ...
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Rugby

$210 - $347

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Bus to Inverness, fly to London Luton, bus  •  7 h 5 min

  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

$55 - $207

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  9 h 24 min

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

$213 - $355

Train CrossCountry  •  12 h 35 min

  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  •  12 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station 914 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 National Express

$56 - $74

Bus, train CrossCountry  •  13 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station 914 / ...
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Derby
  3. Take the bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to St Margaret's Bus Station

$169 - $251

Drive  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Fort William to Northampton 447 miles

$95 - $140

Bus to Glasgow, fly to Birmingham, train  •  6 h 55 min

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

$78 - $235

Bus to Inverness, fly to Birmingham, train  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
  2. Fly from Inverness (INV) to Birmingham (BHX) INV - BHX
  3. Take the train from Birmingham International to Northampton

$91 - $331

Bus to Glasgow, fly to London Luton, bus  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Belford Hospital (Fort William Hospital) to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport)
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Luton (LTN) GLA - LTN
  3. Take the bus from Luton Airport London to Northampton

$60 - $181

Bus to Glasgow, fly to East Midlands, train  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Belford Hospital (Fort William Hospital) to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport)
  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

$114 - $309

Bus, train to Edinburgh, fly to London Luton  •  9 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Pitlochry, Fishers Hotel
  2. Take the train from Pitlochry to Edinburgh Gateway
  3. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Luton (LTN) EDI - LTN
  4. Take the bus from Luton Airport London to Northampton

$91 - $197

Questions & Answers

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 12 h 45 min.

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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 Dalmuir, Glasgow Central and Rugby. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 24 min.

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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 bus and train which takes 8 h 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 35 min 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 ScotRail, depart from Fort William station.

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The best way to get from Fort William to Northampton is to train which takes 9 h 24 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 12 h 45 min.

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

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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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Map of how to get from Fort William to Northampton.
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  • Distance: 360.1 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 35 min

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

You can take a train from Fort William to Northampton via Dalmuir, Glasgow Central Low Level, Glasgow Central, and Rugby in around 9 h 24 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fort William to Northampton via Buchanan Bus Station, Glasgow, and Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 in around 12 h 45 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Inverness to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Flights from Glasgow to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Glasgow to East Midlands via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Inverness to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Rugby
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
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
4 h 13 min
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
54 min
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
44 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $45
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Fort William to Dalmuir
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $40
Train from Pitlochry to Edinburgh Gateway
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $29
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Fort William to Dalmuir
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$191
Sleeper Seat
$23 - $35
Train from Fort William to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
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
5 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$75 - $120
Anytime Single
$130 - $200
Off-Peak Single
$140 - $210
Train from Glasgow Central to Derby
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
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
46 min
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
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $23
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Yacht Club (Ashburn Lane) to Anniesland Cross (Herschell Street)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Belford Hospital (Fort William Hospital) to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport)
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
citylink.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 Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Luton Airport London to Northampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Kinchbus
Phone
01509 815637
Email
talk@kinchbus.co.uk
Website
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to St Margaret's Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk
Shiel Buses
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Pitlochry, Fishers Hotel
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
fisherstours.co.uk

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Fort William to Northampton train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Rugby station.

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

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Ryanair, Aer Lingus and Flybe offer flights from Glasgow Airport to Birmingham Airport.

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