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There are 5 ways to get from Glasgow to Fort Augustus by bus, train, night train or car

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Bus  •  5h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station 914 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Fort Augustus, Tourist Information 919 / ...

£25 - £35

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Train, bus  •  5h 19m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Inverness
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Fort Augustus, Tourist Information 919 / ...

£46 - £125

Train  •  5h 53m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Crianlarich
  2. Take the train from Crianlarich to Spean Bridge

£28 - £79

Night train  •  5h 32m

  1. Take the night train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Spean Bridge

£46 - £52

Drive  •  2h 49m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Fort Augustus 133.6 miles

£20 - £30

Glasgow to Fort Augustus by bus

The bus journey time between Glasgow and Fort Augustus is around 6h 12m and covers a distance of around 135 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 4h 29m. Operated by Scottish Citylink and Stagecoach In The Highlands, the Glasgow to Fort Augustus bus service departs from Buchanan Bus Station and arrives in Fort Augustus, Tourist Information. Typically 41 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
6h 12m
Fastest bus time:
4h 29m
Buses per week:
41
Cheapest price:
£25
Carbon emissions:
26 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
06:45
Last bus departs at:
18:05

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to Fort Augustus bus schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Fort Augustus is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Fort Augustus is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2h 49m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow station to Fort Augustus. However, there are services departing from Buchanan Bus Station and arriving at Fort Augustus, Tourist Information via Fort William, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 9m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Fort Augustus is 90 miles. The road distance is 133.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Fort Augustus without a car is to bus which takes 5h 9m and costs £24 - £35.

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It takes approximately 5h 9m to get from Glasgow to Fort Augustus, including transfers.

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Glasgow to Fort Augustus bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Buchanan Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Fort Augustus is to bus which takes 5h 9m and costs £24 - £35. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £28 - £80 and takes 5h 53m.

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Glasgow to Fort Augustus bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Fort Augustus, Tourist Information station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Fort Augustus is 134 miles. It takes approximately 2h 49m to drive from Glasgow to Fort Augustus.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Fort Augustus.
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  • Distance: 90.4 miles
  • Duration: 5h 9m

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Fort Augustus, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Glasgow to Fort Augustus via Fort William, Bus Station in around 5h 9m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Glasgow to Fort Augustus via Crianlarich, Spean Bridge, and Spean Bridge, Spean Crescent in around 5h 53m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£35 - £120
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£90 - £120
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Crianlarich
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£12 - £35
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£12 - £18
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£27 - £35
Train from Crianlarich to Spean Bridge
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£10 - £35
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £16
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£26 - £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
3h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£19 - £27
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Fort Augustus, Tourist Information
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Fort Augustus, Tourist Information
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
Scottish Citylink
Stagecoach In The Highlands
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Fort Augustus, Tourist Information
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Fort Augustus, Tourist Information
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
3 times a day

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