How to travel from Fort William to Edinburgh

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from Fort William to Edinburgh

You can get from Fort William to Edinburgh by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Fort William to Edinburgh on May 21 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:40AMFort William4h56 04:36PMEdinburgh Waverley
1 transfer
731One-way
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11:40AMFort William4h56 04:36PMEdinburgh Waverley
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05:37PMFort William4h59 10:36PMEdinburgh Waverley
1 transfer
731One-way

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Travel Information to Edinburgh from Fort William

distanceDistance94 miles (152 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain
fastestFastest modeTrain • $40 (€36) • 4 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesScotrail

Take a train to travel 94 miles (152 km) between Fort William and Edinburgh. Scotrail is the main travel company operating this journey. Travelers can even take a direct train from Fort William to Edinburgh.

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You can travel to Edinburgh from Fort William by train.

The fastest way to travel from Fort William to Edinburgh is by train with an average journey time of 4 h 45 min.

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

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

  • Trains from Fort William to Edinburgh most often leave from Fort William and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Fort William to Edinburgh, then we'll help you find the best value travel company for you:

  • Travel with Scotrail for trains to Edinburgh. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Scotrail Fort William to Edinburgh tickets on Omio for $40 (€36).

Yes, there is a direct route available from Fort William to Edinburgh:

  • You'll find direct trains with.

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

Your trip from Fort William to Edinburgh doesn't have to end in Edinburgh. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Glasgow or Manchester. If you’d like to add London, Glasgow or Manchester to your Fort William to Edinburgh tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Edinburgh today!

Before traveling from Fort William to Edinburgh, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A train ticket for this route is costing $40 (€36) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Fort William to Edinburgh tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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