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There are 9 ways to get from Fort William to Poole by bus, plane, train or car

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Bus to Glasgow, fly to Southampton, train  •  6h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Yacht Club to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Southampton (SOU) GLA - SOU
  3. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Poole

$90 - $252

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Train, bus to Edinburgh, fly to Southampton  •  9h 1m

  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 Southampton (SOU) EDI - SOU
  4. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Poole

$112 - $279

Bus to Glasgow, fly to Bristol, train  •  8h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Yacht Club to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Bristol (BRS) GLA - BRS
  3. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central
  4. Take the train from Southampton Central to Poole

$116 - $257

Bus to Glasgow, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  9h 3m

  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
  3. Take the train from Woking to Poole

$120 - $311

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  12h 4m

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

$302 - $463

Train CrossCountry  •  15h 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 Bournemouth

$239 - $478

Bus  •  16h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station 916 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
  3. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to POOLE, Dorset 205

$172 - $220

Bus, train  •  16h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station 916 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Birmingham, Navigation Street M11
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Winchester
  4. Take the train from Winchester to Poole

$139 - $226

Drive  •  9h 37m

  1. Drive from Fort William to Poole 567.1 miles

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Fort William to Poole is to bus and fly and train which costs £65 - £200 and takes 6h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Fort William to Poole is to bus and fly and train which costs £65 - £200 and takes 6h 42m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fort William station to Poole. However, there are services departing from Fort William, Bus Station and arriving at POOLE, Dorset via Glasgow and Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 34m.

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No, there is no direct train from Fort William to Poole. However, there are services departing from Fort William and arriving at Poole via Edinburgh, Birmingham New Street and Bournemouth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 26m.

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The distance between Fort William and Poole is 443 miles. The road distance is 567.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort William to Poole without a car is to train which takes 12h 4m and costs £230 - £360.

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It takes approximately 6h 42m to get from Fort William to Poole, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Fort William to Poole is to train which takes 12h 4m and costs £230 - £360. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £130 - £170 and takes 16h 34m.

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Map of how to get from Fort William to Poole.
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  • Distance: 443 miles
  • Duration: 6h 42m

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

You can take a train from Fort William to Poole via Glasgow Queen Street, Glasgow, North Court, Glasgow, Central Station, Glasgow Central, London Euston, Euston station, Waterloo station, and London Waterloo in around 12h 4m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fort William to Poole via Glasgow and Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 16h 34m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Glasgow to Southampton via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Glasgow to Southampton via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Glasgow to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Bristol via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Poole
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Poole
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Woking to Poole
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Waterloo to Poole
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Winchester to Poole
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$230 - $360
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$140 - $210
Anytime Day Single
$230 - $360
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
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 Birmingham New Street to Bournemouth
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $75
Anytime Single
$75 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$75 - $120
Train from Birmingham New Street to Winchester
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $90
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 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
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 Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Website
National Express
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to POOLE, Dorset
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
National Express
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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to Southampton Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Fort William to Poole bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at POOLE, Dorset station.

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Fort William to Poole train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Bournemouth station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort William to Poole is 567 miles. It takes approximately 9h 37m to drive from Fort William to Poole.

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Flybe offers flights from Glasgow Airport to Southampton Airport.

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