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

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Bus Scottish Citylink  •  3h 55m

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

$22 - $32

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Bus Shiel Buses  •  4h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inshes, Raigmore Hospital 513
  2. Take the bus from Inshes, Raigmore Hospital to Tain, Post Office X99

$8 - $12

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4h 17m

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

$28 - $38

Drive  •  1h 57m

  1. Drive from Fort William to Tain 96.4 miles

$20 - $30

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The cheapest way to get from Fort William to Tain is to bus which costs £6 - £9 and takes 4h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Fort William to Tain is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1h 57m.

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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, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 55m.

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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 3h 55m and costs £17 - £25.

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It takes approximately 3h 55m 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 1h 57m to drive from Fort William to Tain.

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There are 166+ hotels available in Tain. Prices start at $67 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: 3h 55m

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 in around 3h 55m.

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
1h 12m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $17
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
2h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Shiel Buses
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inshes, Raigmore Hospital
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Stagecoach Highlands
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Tain, Post Office
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Stagecoach Highlands
Bus from Inshes, Raigmore Hospital to Tain, Post Office
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Stagecoach Highlands

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