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

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains, bus  •  9 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Warrington Central
  2. Take the train from Warrington Bank Quay to Glasgow Central
  3. Take the bus from Anniesland Cross to Fort William, Bus Station 916 / ...

$190 - $299

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Bus  •  12 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Nottingham Station Street to Glasgow National Express
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station 916 / ...

$48 - $62

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Train  •  12 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Edinburgh
  3. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  4. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Crianlarich
  5. Take the train from Crianlarich to Fort William

$160 - $246

Train, bus Megabus UK  •  13 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Meadowhall
  2. Take the bus from Meadowhall Interchange to Buchanan Bus Station M20
  3. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station 916 / ...

$67 - $117

Train, night train  •  11 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Edinburgh
  3. Take the night train from Edinburgh to Fort William

$142 - $232

Drive  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Nottingham to Fort William 388.6 miles

$80 - $120

Fly East Midlands to Glasgow, bus  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Glasgow (GLA) EMA - GLA
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Fort William, Bus Station

$60 - $205

Train to Birmingham, fly to Glasgow, bus  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Glasgow (GLA) BHX - GLA
  3. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Fort William, Bus Station

$105 - $291

Fly East Midlands to Edinburgh, bus  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Edinburgh (EDI) EMA - 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

$76 - $220

Train, train to Manchester, fly to Glasgow, bus  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Glasgow (GLA) MAN - GLA
  4. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Fort William, Bus Station

$101 - $357

Train, train to Manchester, fly to Inverness, bus  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Inverness (INV) MAN - INV
  4. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station

$119 - $316

Train to Birmingham, fly to Edinburgh, bus  •  9 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Edinburgh (EDI) BHX - EDI
  3. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station
  4. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station

$121 - $326

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nottingham to Fort William is to bus which costs £35 - £50 and takes 12 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nottingham to Fort William is to fly and bus which costs £45 - £160 and takes 6 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nottingham station to Fort William station. However, there are services departing from Nottingham Station Street and arriving at Fort William, Bus Station via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Nottingham to Fort William. However, there are services departing from Nottingham and arriving at Fort William via Sheffield, Edinburgh, Glasgow Queen Street and Crianlarich. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 18 min.

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The distance between Nottingham and Fort William is 312 miles. The road distance is 388.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Nottingham to Fort William without a car is to train and bus which takes 9 h 47 min and costs £140 - £230.

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It takes approximately 9 h 47 min to get from Nottingham to Fort William, including transfers.

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Nottingham to Fort William bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Nottingham Station Street.

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Nottingham to Fort William train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, depart from Nottingham station.

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The best way to get from Nottingham to Fort William is to train which takes 12 h 18 min and costs £120 - £190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £35 - £50 and takes 12 h 31 min.

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Map of how to get from Nottingham to Fort William.
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  • Distance: 311.6 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 47 min

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

You can take a train from Nottingham to Fort William via Sheffield, Edinburgh, Glasgow Queen Street, and Crianlarich in around 12 h 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nottingham to Fort William via Buchanan Bus Station in around 12 h 31 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from East Midlands to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from East Midlands to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from East Midlands to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Manchester to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Nottingham to Warrington Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$22 - $35
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $95
Train from Nottingham to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Single
$18 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Single
$26 - $40
Virgin West Coast Trains
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Nottingham to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Nottingham to Meadowhall
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Single
$100 - $160
Off-Peak Single
$110 - $170
Train from Nottingham to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$28 - $45
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Crianlarich
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
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
$8 - $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
5 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$192
Sleeper Seat
$28 - $45
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Anniesland Cross to Fort William, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Fort William, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
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 Nottingham Station Street to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus UK
Shiel Buses
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
shielbuses.co.uk

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The quickest flight from East Midlands Airport to Glasgow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Nottingham to Fort William is 389 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 47 min to drive from Nottingham to Fort William.

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Flybe offers flights from East Midlands Airport to Glasgow Airport.

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There are 270+ hotels available in Fort William. Prices start at $88 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Nottingham to East Midlands Airport is to bus which takes 38 min and costs £3 - £4.

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