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

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Bus  •  6 h 5 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, Belford Hospital (Fort William Hospital) 919 / ...

$53 - $60

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, Belford Hospital (Fort William Hospital) 919 / ...

$58 - $75

Drive  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Thurso to Fort William 172.3 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Thurso to Fort William. However, there are services departing from Thurso, Sir Georges Street Church (Bus Shelter) and arriving at Fort William, Belford Hospital (Fort William Hospital) via Inverness, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 5 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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The best way to get from Thurso to Fort William without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 5 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 5 min to get from Thurso to Fort William, including transfers.

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Thurso to Fort William bus services, operated by Stagecoach Highlands, depart from Thurso, Sir Georges Street Church (Bus Shelter) station.

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Thurso to Fort William bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Fort William, Belford Hospital (Fort William Hospital) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Thurso to Fort William is 172 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 39 min to drive from Thurso to Fort William.

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There are 273+ hotels available in Fort William. Prices start at $98 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Thurso to Fort William.
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  • Distance: 137 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 5 min

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 6 h 5 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 Highlands
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Thurso, Sir Georges Street Church (Bus Shelter) to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$38
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Fort William, Belford Hospital (Fort William Hospital)
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Shiel Buses
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Fort William, Belford Hospital (Fort William Hospital)
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22
Website
shielbuses.co.uk

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