|Distance||30 miles (48 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 23 min|
|Average train ticket price||$13 (€11)|
Trains from Fort William to Mallaig cover the 30 miles (48 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 23 min with our travel partners like Scotrail. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $12 (€9), but the average price of train tickets is $13 (€11). Travelers depart most frequently from Fort William and arrive in 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Fort William and arrive in Mallaig.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Fort William, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Fort William.
The most popular arrival train station, Mallaig, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center of Mallaig.
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