There are 4 ways to get from Glasgow to Fort William by bus, train, night train or car

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Bus  •  3 h 6 min

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

$22 - $35

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Train  •  4 h 33 min

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

$33 - $42

Night train  •  4 h 7 min

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

$24 - $35

Drive  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Fort William 102.1 miles

$21 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Fort William is to bus which costs £17 - £24 and takes 3 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Fort William is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 2 h 8 min.

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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 hourly, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 3 h 6 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level and arriving at Fort William. The journey takes approximately 4 h 7 min.

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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 3 h 6 min and costs £17 - £24.

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The bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station takes 3 h 6 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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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 3 h 6 min and costs £17 - £24. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £25 - £35 and takes 4 h 33 min.

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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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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Fort William.
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  • Distance: 73.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 6 min

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

Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Glasgow to Fort William hourly. Tickets cost $22 - $35 and the journey takes 3 h 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Glasgow to Fort William via Crianlarich in around 4 h 33 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
$17 - $21
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $21
Train from Crianlarich to Fort William
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $21
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 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$194
Sleeper Seat
$24 - $35
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink

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