There are 3 ways to get from Thurso to Fort William by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Thurso, Sir Georges Street Church (Bus Shelter) to Inverness, Bus Station X99
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station 919 / ...

$26 - $45

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Thurso to Inverness
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station 919 / ...

$53 - $76

Drive  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Thurso to Fort William 172.3 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Thurso to Fort William is to bus which costs £19 - £35 and takes 5 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Thurso to Fort William is to drive which costs £27 - £45 and takes 3 h 39 min.

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The distance between Thurso and Fort William is 137 miles. The road distance is 172.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 57 min to get from Thurso to Fort William, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Thurso to Fort William station. However, there are services departing from Thurso, Sir Georges Street Church (Bus Shelter) and arriving at Fort William, Bus Station via Inverness, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 57 min.

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

You can take a bus from Thurso to Fort William via Inverness, Bus Station in around 5 h 57 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Thurso to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $55
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Thurso, Sir Georges Street Church (Bus Shelter) to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Scottish Citylink
National Express

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