There are 7 ways to get from Fort William to Scafell Pike by bus, train, car or plane

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Recommended option

Bus, train  •  7 h 41 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 Penrith North Lakes

$207 - $321

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  12 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Fort William to Edinburgh
  2. Take the bus from Old Town, North Bridge (Carlton Highland Hotel) to Galashiels, Transport Interchange X62 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Galashiels, Transport Interchange to Carlisle, Irvings Travel Shop (opposite Citadel Building) X95
  4. Take the train from Carlisle to Seascale

$121 - $151

5 alternative options

Train  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Fort William to Dalmuir
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Oxenholme Lake District

$220 - $348

Bus  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station 914 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow to Penrith National Express

$172 - $216

Drive  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Fort William to Scafell Pike 260.7 miles

$55 - $85

Bus to Glasgow, fly, train  •  10 h 2 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 Manchester (MAN) GLA - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District

$231 - $516

Bus to Inverness, fly, train  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
  2. Fly from Inverness (INV) to Manchester (MAN) INV - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District

$249 - $472

Questions & Answers

The distance between Fort William and Scafell Pike is 180 miles. The road distance is 260.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort William to Scafell Pike without a car is to bus and train which takes 7 h 41 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 41 min to get from Fort William to Scafell Pike, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Fort William to Scafell Pike is to train which takes 8 h 30 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 36 min.

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort William to Scafell Pike is 261 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 59 min to drive from Fort William to Scafell Pike.

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easyJet and Flybe offer flights from Glasgow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 1927+ hotels available in Scafell Pike. Prices start at $101 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Fort William to Scafell Pike.
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  • Distance: 180.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 41 min

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

You can take a train from Fort William to Scafell Pike via Dalmuir, Glasgow Central Low Level, Glasgow Central, Oxenholme Lake District, and Windermere in around 8 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fort William to Scafell Pike via Buchanan Bus Station, Glasgow, Penrith, Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance), and Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) in around 8 h 36 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Inverness to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Inverness to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $120
Train from Glasgow Central to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $140
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$20 - $29
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
Train from Glasgow Central to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$25 - $35
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
Train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$15 - $22
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
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
$24 - $35
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$193
Sleeper Seat
$24 - $35
Train from Fort William to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$194
Sleeper Seat
$29 - $45
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 Penrith
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Borders Buses
Phone
01896 754350
Email
info@bordersbuses.co.uk
Website
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Old Town, North Bridge (Carlton Highland Hotel) to Galashiels, Transport Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Galashiels, Transport Interchange to Carlisle, Irvings Travel Shop (opposite Citadel Building)
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
bordersbuses.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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