There are 6 ways to get from Glenrothes to Fort William by train, bus, 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

Train, bus  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Markinch to Pitlochry
  2. Take the bus from Pitlochry, Fishers Hotel to Fort William, Bus Station 226 / ...

$45 - $51

Cheapest option

Bus Scottish Citylink  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Glenrothes, Bus Station Arrival Bay to Buchanan Bus Station X24
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station 916 / ...

$32 - $48

4 alternative options

Bus Fishers Tours of Dundee  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Dundee City Centre, Murraygate to Fort William, Bus Station 242 / ...

$45 - $47

Train  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Markinch to Haymarket
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Crianlarich
  3. Take the train from Crianlarich to Fort William

$59 - $120

Bus, night train  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Glenrothes, Bus Station Arrival Bay to Edinburgh, Bus Station X59 / ...
  2. Take the night train from Edinburgh to Fort William

$37 - $54

Drive  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Glenrothes to Fort William 125.9 miles

$27 - $40

What companies run services between Glenrothes, Fife, Scotland and Fort William, Scotland?

Fishers Tours of Dundee operates a bus from Glenrothes to Fort William 3 times a day. Tickets cost $40 and the journey takes 3 h 7 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Glenrothes to Fort William via Markinch, Railway Station (Station Building), Markinch, Haymarket, and Crianlarich in around 7 h 49 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Markinch to Pitlochry
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $22
Train from Markinch to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $14
Train from Haymarket to Crianlarich
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $40
Train from Crianlarich to Fort William
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $22
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Edinburgh to Fort William
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$120 - $170
Sleeper Berth Solo
$208
Sleeper Seat
$30 - $45
Bus operators
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Pitlochry, Fishers Hotel to Fort William, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Dundee City Centre, Murraygate to Fort William, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
fisherstours.co.uk
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Glenrothes, Bus Station Arrival Bay to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Glenrothes, Bus Station Arrival Bay to Edinburgh, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Glenrothes to Fort William?

The distance between Glenrothes and Fort William is 138 km. The road distance is 201 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Glenrothes to Fort William?

The cheapest way to get from Glenrothes to Fort William is to drive which costs £19 - £28 and takes 2 h 26 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Glenrothes to Fort William?

The quickest way to get from Glenrothes to Fort William is to drive which takes 2 h 26 min and costs £19 - £28.

Is there a direct bus between Glenrothes and Fort William?

No, there is no direct bus from Glenrothes to Fort William. However, there are services departing from Glenrothes, Bus Station and arriving at Fort William, Bus Station via Dundee City Centre, Murraygate. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 59 min.

How long does it take to get from Glenrothes to Fort William?

It takes approximately 4 h 53 min to get from Glenrothes to Fort William, including transfers.