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There are 11 ways to get from Fort William to York by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Glasgow Queen Street  •  7h 51m

  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 York

$81 - $188

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Bus  •  12h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station 916 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street National Express / ...

$50 - $100

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Train  •  8h 10m

  1. Take the train from Fort William to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to York

$64 - $170

Bus, train  •  9h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station 916 / ...
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Leeds
  3. Take the train from Leeds to York

$143 - $254

Drive  •  5h 41m

  1. Drive from Fort William to York 317.3 miles

$65 - $100

Bus to Glasgow, fly to Manchester, train  •  7h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Yacht Club to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Manchester (MAN) GLA - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to York

$96 - $344

Bus to Inverness, fly to Manchester, train  •  7h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
  2. Fly from Inverness (INV) to Manchester (MAN) INV - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to York

$114 - $303

Bus to Glasgow, fly to East Midlands, train  •  8h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Yacht Club to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to East Midlands (EMA) GLA - EMA
  3. Take the train from Derby to York

$99 - $278

Bus to Glasgow, fly to Birmingham, train  •  8h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Yacht Club to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Birmingham (BHX) GLA - BHX
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to York

$124 - $324

Train, bus to Edinburgh, fly to Manchester  •  9h 26m

  1. Take the train from Fort William to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  3. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Manchester (MAN) EDI - MAN
  4. Take the train from Manchester Airport to York

$113 - $271

Train, bus to Edinburgh, fly to East Midlands  •  10h 36m

  1. Take the train from Fort William to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  3. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to East Midlands (EMA) EDI - EMA
  4. Take the train from Derby to York

$126 - $305

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Fort William to York is to bus which costs £35 - £80 and takes 12h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Fort William to York is to drive which costs £50 - £80 and takes 5h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fort William station to York. However, there are services departing from Fort William, Bus Station and arriving at York, Blossom Street via Glasgow and Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 6m.

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No, there is no direct train from Fort William to York. However, there are services departing from Fort William and arriving at York via Glasgow Queen Street and Edinburgh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 51m.

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The distance between Fort William and York is 254 miles. The road distance is 317.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort William to York without a car is to train which takes 7h 51m and costs £60 - £150.

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It takes approximately 7h 51m to get from Fort William to York, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Fort William to York is to train which takes 7h 51m and costs £60 - £150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £35 - £80 and takes 12h 6m.

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Map of how to get from Fort William to York.
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  • Distance: 254.4 miles
  • Duration: 7h 51m

What companies run services between Fort William, Scotland and York, England?

You can take a train from Fort William to York via Glasgow Queen Street and Edinburgh in around 7h 51m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fort William to York via Glasgow, Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street, and Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn in around 12h 6m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Glasgow to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Glasgow to East Midlands via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Edinburgh to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Inverness to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
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
3h 42m
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
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $17
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to York
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Single
$85 - $130
Off-Peak Single
$85 - $130
Train from Glasgow Central to Leeds
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Single
$110 - $170
Off-Peak Single
$110 - $180
Train from Leeds to York
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$15 - $23
Train from Derby to York
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $60
Train from Birmingham New Street to York
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to York
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$30 - $45
Off-Peak Day Single
$50 - $75
Anytime Day Single
$80 - $120
Train from Leeds to York
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $10
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
Train from Manchester Airport to York
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $21
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Fort William to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$192
Sleeper Seat
$28 - $45
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to York
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$20 - $29
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
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
3h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Yacht Club to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
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
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Glasgow to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
National Express
Megabus 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

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Fort William to York bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street.

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Fort William to York train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at York station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort William to York is 317 miles. It takes approximately 5h 41m to drive from Fort William to York.

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easyJet and Flybe offer flights from Glasgow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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