How to travel from Edinburgh to Fort William

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Travel Information from Edinburgh to Fort William

distanceDistance94 miles (152 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$47 - $79
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $47 (€43) • 4 h 23 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $79 (€72) • 4 h 38 min
carriersPopular travel companiesScotrail

Travel 94 miles (152 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train to Fort William from Edinburgh. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Scotrail among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from Edinburgh to Fort William.

Travel Tips: Travel from Edinburgh to Fort William

Travel Tips: Travel 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 Edinburgh to Fort William.
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There are 4 travel options from Edinburgh to Fort William: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel from Edinburgh to Fort William is by taking a bus with an average price of $47 (€43).

This is compared to other travel options to Fort William:

Taking a bus is usually $32 (€29) less than taking a train to Fort William, which costs on average $79 (€72) for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel from Edinburgh to Fort William is by train, which takes on average 4 h 38 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Fort William by bus can take on average 4 h 23 min.

You should expect to travel around 94 miles (152 km) between Edinburgh and Fort William.

The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to Fort William is:

  • 1 bus per day.
  • Around 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Edinburgh to Fort William as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Edinburgh to Fort William:

  • Buses most often depart from Edinburgh at Edinburgh, Elder Street and arrive in Fort William at Fort William, MacFarlane Way (Morrisons).
  • Trains mostly depart from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Fort William.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Edinburgh to Fort William:

  • You can take a train from Edinburgh to Fort William with Scotrail. Cheap tickets can be found for $79 (€72) with Scotrail from Edinburgh to Fort William.

Yes, there are direct routes from Edinburgh to Fort William with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 1 direct train per day to take to Fort William with.

Direct services to Fort William tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

Looking to extend your trip from Edinburgh to Fort William? Many Omio customers who go from Edinburgh to Fort William usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Glasgow, Inverness or London. If you're looking to explore Glasgow, Inverness or London from Fort William, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

When planning your trip from Edinburgh to Fort William, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost on average $47 (€43) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $79 (€72) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Edinburgh to Fort William online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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