Fort William to Mallaig train

Cheap train tickets from Fort William to Mallaig

Showing times and prices for Nov 28

Cheapest

10

Average

14

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Fort William to Mallaig is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Scotrail
03:19PMFort William1h24 04:43PMMallaig
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101One-way
Scotrail
07:30AMFort William1h23 08:53AMMallaig
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101One-way
Scotrail
09:11PMFort William1h28 10:39PMMallaig
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181One-way
Scotrail
10:11PMFort William1h28 11:39PMMallaig
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181One-way

Train schedule from Fort William to Mallaig

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, November 28
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07:30AMFort William1h23 08:53AMMallaig
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03:19PMFort William1h24 04:43PMMallaig
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09:11PMFort William1h28 10:39PMMallaig
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Scotrail
10:11PMFort William1h28 11:39PMMallaig
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Fastest train times from Fort William to Mallaig

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Fastest Journey

1 h 23 m

Average

1 h 25 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

48 km

Of the 4 trains that leave Fort William for Mallaig every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Scotrail
07:30AMFort William1h23 08:53AMMallaig
0 transfers
101One-way
Scotrail
03:19PMFort William1h24 04:43PMMallaig
0 transfers
101One-way
Scotrail
09:11PMFort William1h28 10:39PMMallaig
0 transfers
181One-way
Scotrail
10:11PMFort William1h28 11:39PMMallaig
0 transfers
181One-way

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Overview: Train from Fort William to Mallaig

distanceDistance30 miles (48 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 24 min
priceAverage train ticket price$20 (€18)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersBus or Scotrail

Trains from Fort William to Mallaig cover the 30 miles (48 km) long route taking on average 1 h 24 min with our travel partners like Bus or Scotrail. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $20 (€18), but the average price of train tickets is $20 (€18). Travelers depart most frequently from Fort William and arrive in Mallaig.

Train companies: ScotRail from Fort William to Mallaig trains

Travel between Fort William and Mallaig from $20 (€18) with Omio’s train partners ScotRail! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.

ScotRail

ScotRail is one of the best options when traveling by train from Fort William to Mallaig. Omio quickly shows you current ScotRail train schedules for the Fort William - Mallaig trip and makes it easier than ever for you to buy train tickets online for the cheapest, fastest or earliest trip available. The distance from Fort William to Mallaig is around 30 miles (48 km) and the cheapest ScotRail one-way ticket you can book starts at $20 (€18). As you check the latest Fort William to Mallaig train schedule from ScotRail for your ideal departure and arrival times, you can also review travel information, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, and compare the best route available to arrive to Mallaig safely. If you search for ScotRail tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Let Omio quickly find you the perfect ScotRail ticket to Mallaig from Fort William so you can spend more time enjoying the smooth and easy journey!

Trains from Fort William to Mallaig

Due to the mountainous scenery and rugged coastline, train travel in the Highlands of Scotland is never going to be high-speed, but tourists and travelers heading for the Hebridean islands can take direct trains from the main transport hub at Fort William to the ferry port at Mallaig. There are direct services between the two towns on the scenic West Highland Line seven days a week, taking around one hour and twenty minutes. Departure times include morning, afternoon and late evening options, so passengers can usually find a train to coincide with their planned ferry departure.

Which train companies travel from Fort William to Mallaig?

Scotland's national rail franchise operator ScotRail provides all the direct trains from Fort William to Mallaig. Indirect connections are not a practical consideration on the West Highland Line, due to the infrequency of departures.

How long is the train from Fort William to Mallaig?

The fastest ScotRail connection on the 45-mile route west to Mallaig from Fort William is the midday service, taking one hour and 21 minutes. Other connections on this line take three or four minutes longer to reach the ferry port.

How many trains are there from Fort William to Mallaig?

The ScotRail West Highland Line timetable offers four daily direct trains to Mallaig from Fort William from Monday-Saturday, with three on Sundays. The schedule provides a morning service, a departure around midday, a late afternoon connection and a final train to Mallaig just after 10:00 p.m. On Sundays, there is no morning departure and the schedule begins around midday.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Fort William to Mallaig?

Departure train station: Fort William Station is located in the center of town, in the shadow of Ben Nevis, with public transport links available around the region from the adjacent bus stands. The station has a parking lot, cafe-bar, news vendor, gift store, free WiFi, taxi stand and men's and women's shower facilities for passengers.

Arrival train station: Mallaig Station is situated on the northern side of the town center, a short walk from the ferry harbor and bus terminus. Facilities at the station include a small parking lot and taxi stand, a seafood restaurant and snack bar, with a food supermarket immediately opposite the main entrance.

Travel Tips: Trains from Fort William to Mallaig

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Mallaig easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Fort William to Mallaig.
FAQs
Train tickets to Mallaig from Fort William for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $20 (€18)  one way in the next 7 days.
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Fort William to Mallaig train to cost on average $20 (€18)  one way.
The train distance from Fort William to Mallaig is around 30 miles (48 km).
The train time between Fort William and Mallaig is on average 1 h 24 min  for the 30 miles (48 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Fort William to Mallaig by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Fort William   and arrive in Mallaig.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Fort William, which is located around 0.4 miles (564 m) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Mallaig, located 0.4 miles (698 m) away from the city center.

For the best Fort William to Mallaig train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Bus or Scotrail. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Mallaig from Fort William to compare what amenities they may offer.
The average number of trains departing Fort William for Mallaig is 5 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the first train from Fort William to Mallaig at 8: 30 AM. The last train from Fort William to Mallaig that you can take departs at 10: 14 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Fort William to Mallaig schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
You can find trains from Fort William to Mallaig to cost on average $20 (€18) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Fort William to Mallaig train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports in Fort William and Mallaig

Fort William
Mallaig
The major railway station for departures from Fort William is Fort William. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Fort William for your journey to Mallaig from Fort William.
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Public transit options for Fort William
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the station car park

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