There are 10 ways to get from Fort William to Poole by bus, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus, train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  11 h 23 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 London Euston
  3. Take the train from London Waterloo to Poole

$290 - $452

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Bus to Glasgow, fly to Southampton, train  •  7 h 9 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 Southampton (SOU) GLA - SOU
  3. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Poole

$91 - $253

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Bus, train CrossCountry  •  14 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station 914 / ...
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Southampton Central
  3. Take the train from Southampton Central to Poole

$227 - $346

Bus  •  15 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station 914 / ...
  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 - $221

Bus Megabus UK, train  •  16 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station 914 / ...
  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 - $227

Drive  •  9 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Fort William to Poole 567.1 miles

$120 - $180

Bus, train to Edinburgh, fly to Southampton, train  •  8 h 33 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 Southampton (SOU) EDI - SOU
  4. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Poole

$117 - $279

Bus to Glasgow, fly to Bristol, train  •  9 h 27 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 Bristol (BRS) GLA - BRS
  3. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central
  4. Take the train from Southampton Central to Poole

$115 - $256

Bus to Glasgow, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  9 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 London Heathrow (LHR) GLA - LHR
  3. Take the train from Woking to Poole

$121 - $312

Bus to Inverness, fly to Bristol, train  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
  2. Fly from Inverness (INV) to Bristol (BRS) INV - BRS
  3. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central
  4. Take the train from Southampton Central to Poole

$118 - $382

Questions & Answers

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 15 h 31 min.

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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 bus and train which takes 11 h 23 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 11 h 23 min 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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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to Southampton Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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

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

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Flybe offers flights from Glasgow Airport to Southampton Airport.

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There are 705+ hotels available in Poole. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Fort William to Poole.
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  • Distance: 443 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 23 min

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

You can take a bus from Fort William to Poole via Buchanan Bus Station, Glasgow, and Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 15 h 31 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Glasgow to Southampton via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Glasgow to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Inverness to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from London Waterloo to Poole
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Poole
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Winchester to Poole
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Poole
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Woking to Poole
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
9 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$190 - $290
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$110 - $170
Anytime Single
$190 - $290
Off-Peak Single
$220 - $330
Train from Birmingham New Street to Winchester
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $90
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
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
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
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 - $22
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
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to POOLE, Dorset
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus 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
$24
Schedules at
fisherstours.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

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