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There are 6 ways to get from Fort William to Seascale by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Glasgow Central  •  7h 42m

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

$81 - $165

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Bus  •  10h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station 916 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow to Carlisle
  3. Take the bus from Carlisle, Bus Station to Whitehaven, Tangier Street 600 / ...

$45 - $64

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Bus, train  •  7h 54m

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

$70 - $155

Train Caledonian Sleeper  •  9h 37m

  1. Take the train from Fort William to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Carlisle
  3. Take the train from Carlisle to Seascale

$86 - $161

Drive  •  4h 42m

  1. Drive from Fort William to Seascale 253.4 miles

$50 - $80

Bus, fly, train  •  9h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Yacht Club to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Manchester (MAN) GLA - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Lancaster
  4. Take the train from Lancaster to Barrow-in-Furness
  5. Take the train from Barrow-in-Furness to Seascale

$114 - $368

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The cheapest way to get from Fort William to Seascale is to bus which costs £30 - £50 and takes 10h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Fort William to Seascale is to drive which costs £40 - £65 and takes 4h 42m.

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No, there is no direct train from Fort William to Seascale. However, there are services departing from Fort William and arriving at Seascale via Edinburgh and Carlisle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 37m.

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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 train which takes 7h 42m and costs £60 - £130.

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It takes approximately 7h 42m to get from Fort William to Seascale, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Fort William to Seascale is to train which takes 7h 42m and costs £60 - £130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £50 and takes 10h 26m.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Fort William to Seascale.
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  • Distance: 179.9 miles
  • Duration: 7h 42m

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

You can take a train from Fort William to Seascale via Glasgow Queen Street, Glasgow, North Court, Glasgow, Central Station, Glasgow Central, and Carlisle in around 7h 42m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fort William to Seascale via Glasgow, Carlisle, Bus Station, Whitehaven, Tangier Street, and Whitehaven in around 10h 26m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
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
3h 42m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from Glasgow Central to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $40
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $95
Train from Edinburgh to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $95
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $25
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Train from Edinburgh to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$17 - $25
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Train from Manchester Airport to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $18
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $35
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Seascale
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Lancaster to Barrow-in-Furness
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Barrow-in-Furness to Seascale
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
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
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
3h 54m
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
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $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 Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
National Express
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carlisle, Bus Station to Whitehaven, Tangier Street
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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

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

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