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

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Train via Glasgow Central  •  8 h 36 min

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

$215 - $334

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Bus  •  13 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station 916 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express

$54 - $82

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Train  •  11 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Fort William to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Rugby

$209 - $330

Bus, train  •  12 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station 916 / ...
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Coventry

$164 - $249

Drive  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Fort William to Rugby 426.3 miles

$90 - $140

Bus to Glasgow, fly to Birmingham  •  5 h 57 min

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

$69 - $216

Bus to Inverness, fly to Birmingham  •  6 h 10 min

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

$82 - $315

Train, bus to Edinburgh, fly to Birmingham  •  8 h 16 min

  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

$96 - $263

Bus to Glasgow, fly to East Midlands, train  •  7 h 26 min

  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 Tamworth to Rugby

$100 - $283

Bus to Glasgow, fly to London Luton, train  •  7 h 44 min

  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 train from Milton Keynes Central to Rugby

$71 - $198

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The cheapest way to get from Fort William to Rugby is to bus which costs £40 - £65 and takes 13 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Fort William to Rugby is to bus and fly which costs £50 - £170 and takes 5 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fort William station to Rugby. However, there are services departing from Fort William, Bus Station and arriving at Rugby, Church Street via Glasgow, Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Coventry, Transport Museum. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Fort William to Rugby. However, there are services departing from Fort William and arriving at Rugby via Edinburgh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 10 min.

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The distance between Fort William and Rugby is 346 miles. The road distance is 426.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort William to Rugby without a car is to train which takes 8 h 36 min and costs £160 - £260.

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It takes approximately 8 h 36 min to get from Fort William to Rugby, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Fort William to Rugby is to train which takes 8 h 36 min and costs £160 - £260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £40 - £65 and takes 13 h 31 min.

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Map of how to get from Fort William to Rugby.
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  • Distance: 345.5 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 36 min

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

You can take a train from Fort William to Rugby via Glasgow Queen Street, Glasgow, North Court, Glasgow, Central Station, and Glasgow Central in around 8 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fort William to Rugby via Glasgow, Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Coventry Pool Meadow Bus Station, and Coventry, Transport Museum in around 13 h 31 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 22 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Inverness to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Glasgow to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
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
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, 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
3 h 42 min
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
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 Rugby
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$180 - $290
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$110 - $170
Anytime Day Single
$180 - $290
Train from Tamworth to Rugby
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $35
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Fort William to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 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
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $50
Off-Peak Day Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $130
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Tamworth to Rugby
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $15
Train from Milton Keynes Central to Rugby
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $18
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
3 h 54 min
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
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
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
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
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 Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
National Express
Shiel Buses
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h
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 1 h 15 min.

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Fort William to Rugby bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort William to Rugby is 426 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 16 min to drive from Fort William to Rugby.

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

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