There are 4 ways to get from Fort William to Stirling Castle by bus, train or car

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Bus First  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Tyndrum, Pine Trees Leisure Park 914 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tyndrum, Pine Trees Leisure Park to Stirling, The Cowane Centre (Douglas Street) 160 / ...

$17 - $23

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Train  •  4 h 42 min

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

$33 - $52

Bus Fishers Tours of Dundee  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Perth, South Street (Mountain Supplies) 242
  2. Take the bus from Perth, Scott Street (High Street) to Stirling, The Cowane Centre (Douglas Street) 15A

$45

Drive  •  2 h

  1. Drive from Fort William to Stirling Castle 97.2 miles

$20 - $30

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No, there is no direct bus from Fort William station to Stirling Castle. However, there are services departing from Fort William, Bus Station and arriving at Stirling, The Cowane Centre (Douglas Street) via Tyndrum, Pine Trees Leisure Park. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Fort William to Stirling Castle. However, there are services departing from Fort William and arriving at Stirling via Glasgow Queen Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 42 min.

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The distance between Fort William and Stirling Castle is 66 miles. The road distance is 97.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort William to Stirling Castle without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 54 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 54 min to get from Fort William to Stirling Castle, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Fort William to Stirling Castle is to bus which takes 3 h 54 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 4 h 42 min.

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Fort William to Stirling Castle bus services, operated by First, arrive at Stirling, The Cowane Centre (Douglas Street) station.

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Fort William to Stirling Castle train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Stirling station.

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Map of how to get from Fort William to Stirling Castle.
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  • Distance: 65.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 54 min

What companies run services between Fort William, Scotland and Stirling Castle, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Fort William to Stirling Castle via Tyndrum, Pine Trees Leisure Park and Stirling, The Cowane Centre (Douglas Street) in around 3 h 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Fort William to Stirling Castle via Glasgow Queen Street and Stirling in around 4 h 42 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
$20 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Stirling
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $10
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
$193
Sleeper Seat
$24 - $35
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 Tyndrum, Pine Trees Leisure Park
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
citylink.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, Scott Street (High Street) to Stirling, The Cowane Centre (Douglas Street)
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort William to Stirling Castle is 97 miles. It takes approximately 2 h to drive from Fort William to Stirling Castle.

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There are 316+ hotels available in Stirling Castle. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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