There are 3 ways to get from Fort William to Tain by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station 919 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Tain, Post Office X99

$27 - $33

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Bus, train  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station 919 / ...
  2. Take the train from Inverness to Tain

$28 - $39

Drive  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Fort William to Tain 96.4 miles

$20 - $30

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No, there is no direct bus from Fort William station to Tain. However, there are services departing from Fort William, Bus Station and arriving at Tain, Post Office via Inverness, Marks and Spencer. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 58 min.

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The distance between Fort William and Tain is 80 miles. The road distance is 96.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort William to Tain without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 58 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 58 min to get from Fort William to Tain, including transfers.

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

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Fort William to Tain bus services, operated by Stagecoach Highlands, arrive at Tain, Post Office station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort William to Tain is 96 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 57 min to drive from Fort William to Tain.

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There are 149+ hotels available in Tain. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Fort William to Tain.
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  • Distance: 79.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 58 min

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

You can take a bus from Fort William to Tain via Inverness, Bus Station and Inverness, Marks and Spencer in around 3 h 58 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Inverness to Tain
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $18
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 Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
citylink.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
Stagecoach Highlands
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Tain, Post Office
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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