There are 4 ways to get from Fort William to Paisley by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Belford Hospital (Fort William Hospital) to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) 915

$21 - $30

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Train  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Fort William to Dalmuir

$29 - $46

Bus, line 26 bus  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station 914 / ...
  2. Take the line 26 bus from Glasgow, Pavillion Theatre (Sauchiehall Street) to Paisley, Park Road 26

$26 - $36

Drive  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Fort William to Paisley 102.1 miles

$21 - $35

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Fort William, Belford Hospital (Fort William Hospital) and arriving at Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport). Services depart every two hours, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 3 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Fort William to Paisley. However, there are services departing from Fort William and arriving at Paisley Gilmour Street via Dalmuir and Glasgow Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 23 min.

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The distance between Fort William and Paisley is 73 miles. The road distance is 102.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort William to Paisley without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 23 min and costs .

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The bus from Fort William, Belford Hospital (Fort William Hospital) to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) takes 3 h 23 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Fort William to Paisley bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Fort William, Belford Hospital (Fort William Hospital) station.

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Fort William to Paisley train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Fort William station.

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The best way to get from Fort William to Paisley is to bus which takes 3 h 23 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 4 h 23 min.

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Fort William to Paisley bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) station.

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Fort William to Paisley train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Dalmuir station.

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Map of how to get from Fort William to Paisley.
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  • Distance: 73.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 23 min

What companies run services between Fort William, Scotland and Paisley, Scotland?

Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Fort William to Paisley every 2 hours. Tickets cost $21 - $30 and the journey takes 3 h 23 min. Alternatively, ScotRail operates a train from Fort William to Paisley 3 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $40 and the journey takes 3 h 26 min. Caledonian Sleeper also services this route 6 times a week.

Train operators
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
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
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
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 Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
McGills Bus Service
Phone
08000 51 56 51
Email
enquiries@mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Website
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Bus from Glasgow, Pavillion Theatre (Sauchiehall Street) to Paisley, Park Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mcgillsbuses.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort William to Paisley is 102 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 3 min to drive from Fort William to Paisley.

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