There are 4 ways to get from Glasgow to Ben Nevis by bus, train, night train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station 914 / ...

$40 - $52

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 43 min

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

$50 - $62

Night train  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the night train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Fort William

$42 - $56

Drive  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Ben Nevis 109.5 miles

$23 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Ben Nevis is to drive which costs £18 - £27 and takes 2 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Ben Nevis is to drive which costs £18 - £27 and takes 2 h 17 min.

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The distance between Glasgow and Ben Nevis is 71 miles. The road distance is 109.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 15 min to get from Glasgow to Ben Nevis, including transfers.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Ben Nevis.
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  • Distance: 70.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 15 min

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Ben Nevis, Scotland?

Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Glasgow to Ben Nevis every 2 hours. Tickets cost $21 - $30 and the journey takes 3 h 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Glasgow to Ben Nevis via Crianlarich and Fort William in around 4 h 43 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Crianlarich
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $21
Train from Crianlarich to Fort William
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $20
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Fort William
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $150
Sleeper Berth Solo
$187
Sleeper Seat
$24 - $35
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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