There are 2 ways to get from Inverness to Fort William by bus or car
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Inverness to Fort William by bus
The bus journey time between Inverness and Fort William is around 2h 1m and covers a distance of around 65 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 1h 48m. Operated by Scottish Citylink and Stagecoach Highlands, the Inverness to Fort William bus service departs from Inverness, King Street and arrives in Fort William, Belford Hospital. Typically 77 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.
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Inverness to Fort William bus schedules
Buses departing Friday, July 30, 2021
Buses departing Saturday, July 31, 2021
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Inverness to Fort William is to drive which costs £9 - £15 and takes 1h 22m.
The quickest way to get from Inverness to Fort William is to drive which costs £9 - £15 and takes 1h 22m.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Inverness, King Street and arriving at Fort William, Belford Hospital. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 2m.
The distance between Inverness and Fort William is 57 miles. The road distance is 64.2 miles.
The best way to get from Inverness to Fort William without a car is to bus which takes 2h 2m and costs £10 - £19.
The bus from Inverness, King Street to Fort William, Belford Hospital takes 2h 2m including transfers and departs every two hours.
Inverness to Fort William bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Inverness, King Street station.
Inverness to Fort William bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Fort William, Belford Hospital station.
Yes, the driving distance between Inverness to Fort William is 64 miles. It takes approximately 1h 22m to drive from Inverness to Fort William.
There are 92+ hotels available in Fort William. Prices start at £75 per night.
What companies run services between Inverness, Scotland and Fort William, Scotland?
Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Inverness, King Street to Fort William, Belford Hospital every 4 hours. Tickets cost £13 - £19 and the journey takes 2h 2m. Stagecoach Highlands also services this route 3 times a day.
Bus from Inverness, King Street to Fort William, Belford Hospital
- Ave. Duration
- 2h 2m
- Every 4 hours
- Estimated price
- £13 - £19
- Scottish Citylink
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