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

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Bus  •  3h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station 916 / ...

$22 - $30

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Train  •  4h 30m

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

$33 - $42

Night train  •  4h 7m

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

$24 - $35

Drive  •  2h 8m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Fort William 102.1 miles

$21 - $35

Uber  •  2h 8m

  1. Take an Uber from Glasgow to Fort William 102.1 miles

$140 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Fort William is to bus which costs £16 - £24 and takes 3h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Fort William is to drive which costs £16 - £25 and takes 2h 8m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Buchanan Bus Station station and arriving at Fort William, Bus Station station. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 1m.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level and arriving at Fort William. This train operates Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 4h 7m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Fort William is 74 miles. The road distance is 102.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Fort William without a car is to bus which takes 3h 1m and costs £16 - £24.

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The bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station takes 3h 1m including transfers and departs four times a day.

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

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Glasgow to Fort William train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Glasgow Queen Street station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Fort William is to bus which takes 3h 1m and costs £16 - £24. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £25 - £35 and takes 4h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Fort William.
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  • Distance: 73.9 miles
  • Duration: 3h 1m

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

Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Glasgow to Fort William 4 times a day. Tickets cost $22 - $30 and the journey takes 3h 1m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Glasgow to Fort William via Crianlarich in around 4h 30m.

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
1h 43m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $21
Train from Crianlarich to Fort William
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $21
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Fort William
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$191
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
3h 1m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Glasgow
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Glasgow to Fort William
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$140 - $200
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uber.com
Assist
$140 - $200
UberX
$140 - $200
UberXL
$220 - $300
Exec
$260 - $360

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

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Glasgow to Fort William train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Fort William station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Fort William is 102 miles. It takes approximately 2h 8m to drive from Glasgow to Fort William.

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