Glasgow to Fort William train

Cheap train tickets from Glasgow to Fort William

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

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12:22PMGlasgow Queen Street3h47 04:09PMFort William
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06:23PMGlasgow Queen Street3h43 10:06PMFort William
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08:21AMGlasgow Queen Street3h47 12:08PMFort William
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Train schedule from Glasgow to Fort William

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08:21AMGlasgow Queen Street3h47 12:08PMFort William
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12:22PMGlasgow Queen Street3h47 04:09PMFort William
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06:23PMGlasgow Queen Street3h43 10:06PMFort William
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Fastest train times from Glasgow to Fort William

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Fastest Journey

3 h 43 m

Average

3 h 45 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

118 km

Of the 3 trains that leave Glasgow for Fort William every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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06:23PMGlasgow Queen Street3h43 10:06PMFort William
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12:22PMGlasgow Queen Street3h47 04:09PMFort William
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08:21AMGlasgow Queen Street3h47 12:08PMFort William
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311One-way

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Overview: Train from Glasgow to Fort William

distanceDistance73 miles (118 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 45 min
priceAverage train ticket price$48 (€43)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersScotrail or Caledonian Sleeper

Trains from Glasgow to Fort William cover the 73 miles (118 km) long route taking on average 3 h 45 min with our travel partners like Scotrail or Caledonian Sleeper. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $48 (€43), but the average price of train tickets is $48 (€43). Travelers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Fort William.

Train providers: ScotRail from Glasgow to Fort William trains

You can travel by train to Fort William from Glasgow with ScotRail for as low as $48 (€43). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

ScotRail

Find the perfect ScotRail train from Glasgow to Fort William for a smooth and relaxing journey. Omio makes it convenient for you to check the latest ScotRail train schedules and compare the cheapest, fastest or earliest train between Glasgow and Fort William. You can also check relevant travel information for the ScotRail train, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, depending on the class fare you choose. Once you find the ideal route, book your cheap ScotRail train tickets online. You can expect to travel around 73 miles (118 km) on this trip and your ScotRail Glasgow to Fort William train ticket can cost as little as $48 (€43) one-way if you book in advance. When you search for ScotRail tickets to Fort William from Glasgow in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Buy your official ScotRail train tickets online quickly and easily on Omio and enjoy the travel experience!

Trains from Glasgow to Fort-William

ScotRail operates two trains from Glasgow to Fort-William each weekday and on Saturdays. On Sundays there is one trip available. All journeys involve one transfer at Crianlarich and take about four hours to complete. This trip is known to be one of the most scenic train trips in the world, crossing the River Clyde and traversing the remote Scottish Highlands to Fort-William. Fort-William is a town in the west of the Scottish Highlands, located on the banks of Loch Linnhe. It is a popular gateway to Ben Nevis, the highest peak in the United Kingdom, with numerous climbing and skiing opportunities on offer.

 Glasgow to Fort-William Train Times: Daily departures

The two trains operated by ScotRail every weekday and on Saturdays depart at around 8:20 a.m. and about 12:20 p.m. On Sundays, there is only one departure on offer, at about 12:20 p.m. The trains run throughout the year with the same departures available through all seasons.

How long is the journey by train from Glasgow to Fort-William?

Both daily departures result in journeys requiring one transfer at Crianlarich and take just four hours to complete. The journey takes passengers through the Scottish Highlands and offers what has been voted as one of the most scenic train trips in the world, with its spectacular views through the Scottish Highlands throughout the four-hour journey.

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

Departure train station: All trains from Glasgow to Fort-William depart from Glasgow's Queen Street station.  The station is centrally located near Glasgow's George Square. The facilities at the station are limited but do include coffee and convenience shops. The station has step-free access and is suitable for disabled passengers and those with limited mobility. Wheelchairs are available upon request. Car parking is available, but not storage for bicycles. A taxi rank is situated outside the station and an express bus drops travellers from the airport just outside the station front.

Arrival train station: Trains from Glasgow arrive at the Fort-William station.  The station is small and has limited facilities, with a small cafe and a newsagent.  The Fort-William station is very centrally located, within 5 minutes' walk of the local visitor information centre, and within 10 minutes' walk of the ferry to nearby islands. There is a taxi rank and a bus station outside the station for the convenience of travellers. The centre of Fort-William's town is small and compact, making exploring on foot easy. There are, in fact, numerous pedestrian-only areas in the town. 

Which train companies travel from Glasgow to Fort-William?

ScotRail is the only operator offering trains from Glasgow to Fort-William.

ScotRail Glasgow to Fort William

ScotRail offers two trains each weekday, and on Saturdays, between Glasgow and Fort-William. Departures are at about 8:20 a.m. and about 12:20 p.m. daily.  On Sunday, there is only one train between Glasgow and Fort-William, departing Glasgow at about 12:20 p.m. All journeys require one transfer at Crianlarich and take about four hours to complete. 

Glasgow to Fort-William Trains: Services on board

Only standard travel is available on trains from Glasgow to Fort-William. A food service is available via a trolley on board the train and passengers receive a free hot or cold drink (non-alcoholic) and a sweet or savoury snack. Drinking of alcohol is not permitted on ScotRail trains.

ScotRail allows each passenger one piece of hand luggage and two standard suitcases.  Bicycles, prams and wheelchairs may be brought on board as long as they are folded up and stowed away safely. Passengers are permitted to be accompanied by their domestic animals, on leads or in a cage, with two animals per person allowed free of charge. Additional animals are charged at half a passenger fare each.

 Disabled assistance is available but should be arranged prior to travel.

How do I find cheap train tickets from Glasgow to Fort-William?

It is best to purchase tickets for train travel between Glasgow and Fort-William online, through a booking site such as Omio. This allows easy purchase well in advance, and a guarantee of being made aware of discounts that apply to different days, months or seasons. Being flexible with travel dates and times is often the best way to unlock the best prices for tickets on this route, especially during off-peak periods.

Travel Tips: Trains from Glasgow to Fort William

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Fort William 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 Glasgow to Fort William.
FAQs
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Glasgow to Fort William trains for as little as $48 (€43)  in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Glasgow to Fort William train price to come in at an average of $48 (€43)  one way.
When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Glasgow to Fort William by train to be approximately 73 miles (118 km).
On average the Glasgow to Fort William train travel time is 3 h 45 min  for the 73 miles (118 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

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

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Glasgow Central, located approximately 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the city center of Glasgow. The most popular arrival train station in Fort William, called Fort William, is located around 0.4 miles (564 m) away from its city center.

For the best Glasgow to Fort William train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Scotrail or Caledonian Sleeper. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Fort William from Glasgow to compare what amenities they may offer.
Yes, there is 1 direct train per day from Glasgow to Fort William. You can look to travel with Scotrail  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this trip.
The average number of trains departing Glasgow for Fort William is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the earliest train from Glasgow to Fort William at 7: 21 AM   or take the last train from Glasgow to Fort William leaving at 7: 21 AM. Look for the latest Glasgow to Fort William train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
You can find trains to Fort William from Glasgow to cost on average $48 (€43) 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 route. You’ll see tickets for the Glasgow to Fort William train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports in Glasgow and Fort William

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The major railway station for departures from Glasgow is Glasgow Central. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Glasgow Central for your journey between Glasgow and Fort William.

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