There are 2 ways to get from Fort William to Tarbert by bus, ferry or train

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Bus, ferry  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Uig Pier (Caledonian MacBrayne Office) 916 / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Uig Skye Ferry Terminal to Tarbert (Harris) Ferry Terminal Cm22

$34 - $48

1 alternative option

Train, ferry  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Fort William to Mallaig
  2. Take the ferry from Uig Skye Ferry Terminal to Tarbert (Harris) Ferry Terminal Cm22

$56 - $82

Questions & Answers

The distance between Fort William and Tarbert is 98 miles.

The best way to get from Fort William to Tarbert without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 6 h 15 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 15 min to get from Fort William to Tarbert, including transfers.

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There are 19+ hotels available in Tarbert. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Fort William to Tarbert.
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  • Distance: 98.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 15 min

What companies run services between Fort William, Scotland and Tarbert, Eilean Siar, Scotland?

There is no direct connection from Fort William to Tarbert. However, you can take the bus to Uig Pier (Caledonian MacBrayne Office), take the walk to Uig Skye Ferry Terminal, then take the ferry to Tarbert (Harris) Ferry Terminal. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Fort William to Tarbert via Mallaig, Broadford, Post Office, Portree, Somerled Square (War Memorial), Uig Pier (Caledonian MacBrayne Office), and Uig Skye Ferry Terminal in around 8 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 Mallaig
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $16
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 Uig Pier (Caledonian MacBrayne Office)
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Ferry operators
Caledonian MacBrayne

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