There are 12 ways to get from London to Fort William by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the bus from Anniesland Cross (Ancaster Drive) to Fort William, Bus Station 914 / ...

$254 - $388

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Bus  •  12 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Glasgow National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station 914 / ...

$54 - $118

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Train  •  10 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Dumbarton Central to Crianlarich
  3. Take the train from Crianlarich to Fort William

$263 - $397

Train, night train  •  10 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh
  2. Take the night train from Edinburgh to Fort William

$89 - $134

Drive  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Drive from London to Fort William 509.4 miles

$100 - $160

Fly London City to Glasgow, bus  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Glasgow (GLA) LCY - GLA
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Fort William, Bus Station

$95 - $325

Fly London Heathrow to Glasgow, bus  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Glasgow (GLA) LHR - GLA
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Fort William, Bus Station

$113 - $297

Fly London Gatwick to Glasgow, bus  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Glasgow (GLA) LGW - GLA
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Fort William, Bus Station

$77 - $215

Fly London Stansted to Glasgow, bus  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Glasgow (GLA) STN - GLA
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Fort William, Bus Station

$64 - $165

Train to London Luton, fly to Glasgow, bus  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Glasgow (GLA) LTN - GLA
  3. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Fort William, Bus Station

$69 - $193

Fly London City to Edinburgh, bus  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Edinburgh (EDI) LCY - EDI
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station

$96 - $265

Train to Southend, fly to Glasgow, bus  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Glasgow (GLA) SEN - GLA
  3. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Fort William, Bus Station

$124 - $445

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The cheapest way to get from London to Fort William is to bus which costs £40 - £90 and takes 12 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Fort William is to fly and bus which costs £70 - £250 and takes 6 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Fort William station. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Fort William, Bus Station via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Fort William. However, there are services departing from London Euston and arriving at Fort William via Glasgow Central Low Level, Partick, Dumbarton Central and Crianlarich. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 26 min.

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The distance between London and Fort William is 421 miles. The road distance is 509.4 miles.

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The best way to get from London to Fort William without a car is to train and bus which takes 8 h 39 min and costs £190 - £300.

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It takes approximately 8 h 39 min to get from London to Fort William, including transfers.

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London to Fort William bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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London to Fort William train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from London Euston station.

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The best way to get from London to Fort William is to train which takes 10 h 26 min and costs £200 - £310. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £40 - £90 and takes 12 h 17 min.

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Map of how to get from London to Fort William.
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  • Distance: 420.8 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 39 min

What companies run services between London, England and Fort William, Scotland?

You can take a train from London to Fort William via Glasgow Central, Glasgow Central Low Level, Partick, Dumbarton Central, and Crianlarich in around 10 h 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London to Fort William via Glasgow and Buchanan Bus Station in around 12 h 17 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from London Stansted to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Southend to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Southend to Glasgow via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $190
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Dumbarton Central to Crianlarich
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $14
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 Edinburgh to Fort William
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$194
Sleeper Seat
$29 - $45
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Anniesland Cross (Ancaster Drive) to Fort William, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Fort William, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Glasgow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Fort William is 509 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 42 min to drive from London to Fort William.

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Flybe and British Airways offer flights from London City Airport to Glasgow Airport.

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There are 284+ hotels available in Fort William. Prices start at $104 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London City Airport is to train which takes 21 min and costs £3 - £4.

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