There are 5 ways to get from Fort William to Seascale by bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Bus, train  •  7 h 5 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 Carlisle
  3. Take the train from Carlisle to Seascale

$70 - $154

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station 914 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow to Carlisle
  3. Take the bus from Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) to Whitehaven, Tangier Street (Shipwrights Arms) 600

$52 - $69

3 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Fort William to Dalmuir
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Carlisle
  3. Take the train from Carlisle to Seascale

$73 - $163

Train, bus  •  12 h 33 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

$81 - $101

Drive  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Fort William to Seascale 253.4 miles

$50 - $80

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Fort William to Seascale. However, there are services departing from Fort William and arriving at Seascale via Dalmuir, Glasgow Central and Carlisle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 54 min.

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The distance between Fort William and Seascale is 180 miles. The road distance is 253.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort William to Seascale without a car is to bus and train which takes 7 h 5 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 5 min to get from Fort William to Seascale, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Fort William to Seascale is to train which takes 7 h 54 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 43 min.

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Fort William to Seascale train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Seascale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort William to Seascale is 253 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 42 min to drive from Fort William to Seascale.

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There are 188+ hotels available in Seascale. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Fort William to Seascale.
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  • Distance: 179.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 5 min

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

You can take a train from Fort William to Seascale via Dalmuir, Glasgow Central Low Level, Glasgow Central, and Carlisle in around 7 h 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fort William to Seascale via Buchanan Bus Station, Glasgow, Carlisle, Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station), Whitehaven, Tangier Street (Shipwrights Arms), and Whitehaven in around 9 h 43 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $25
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $40
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
$192
Sleeper Seat
$23 - $35
Train from Fort William to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$193
Sleeper Seat
$28 - $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
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 Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) to Whitehaven, Tangier Street (Shipwrights Arms)
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$15
Website
stagecoachbus.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

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