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

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

Recommended option

Train  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Fort William to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
  3. Take the train from Edinburgh to Galashiels

$50 - $73

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Fort William to Edinburgh
  2. Take the bus from Old Town, North Bridge (Middle of Bridge) to Selkirk, Back Row X95

$43 - $55

3 alternative options

Bus Scottish Citylink  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station 914 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 1 & 2) 900 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 7 to 10) to Selkirk, Back Row X95

$44 - $58

Bus Fishers Tours of Dundee  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Perth, South Street (Mountain Supplies) 242
  2. Take the bus from Perth, South Street (Bank Of Scotland) to Edinburgh, Bus Station X56
  3. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 7 to 10) to Selkirk, Back Row X95

$62

Drive  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Fort William to Selkirk 173 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Fort William station to Selkirk. However, there are services departing from Fort William, Bus Station and arriving at Selkirk, Back Row via Buchanan Bus Station and Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 7 to 10). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 3 min.

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The distance between Fort William and Selkirk is 124 miles. The road distance is 173 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort William to Selkirk without a car is to train which takes 6 h 44 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 44 min to get from Fort William to Selkirk, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Fort William to Selkirk is to train which takes 6 h 44 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 3 min.

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Fort William to Selkirk bus services, operated by Borders Buses, arrive at Selkirk, Back Row station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort William to Selkirk is 173 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 22 min to drive from Fort William to Selkirk.

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There are 160+ hotels available in Selkirk. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Fort William to Selkirk.
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  • Distance: 124.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 44 min

What companies run services between Fort William, Scotland and Selkirk, Scotland?

You can take a train from Fort William to Selkirk via Glasgow Queen Street, Edinburgh, Galashiels, and Galashiels, Transport Interchange in around 6 h 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fort William to Selkirk via Buchanan Bus Station, Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 1 & 2), and Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 7 to 10) in around 7 h 3 min.

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
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $17
Train from Edinburgh to Galashiels
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $11
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Fort William to Glasgow Queen Street Low Level
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$192
Sleeper Seat
$24 - $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, 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 Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 1 & 2)
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Borders Buses
Phone
01896 754350
Email
info@bordersbuses.co.uk
Website
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 7 to 10) to Selkirk, Back Row
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Old Town, North Bridge (Middle of Bridge) to Selkirk, Back Row
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
bordersbuses.co.uk
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Perth, South Street (Mountain Supplies)
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
fisherstours.co.uk
Stagecoach East Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Perth, South Street (Bank Of Scotland) to Edinburgh, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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