How to travel from Inverness to Fort William

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from Inverness to Fort William

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

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To get from Inverness to Fort William on Feb 01 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

12:48PMInverness9h18 10:06PMFort William
2 transfers
621One-way
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12:48PMInverness9h18 10:06PMFort William
2 transfers
621One-way

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Travel Information between Inverness and Fort William

distanceDistance56 miles (91 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$151 - $153
fastestFastest modeBus • $153 (€133) • 3 h 54 min
carriersPopular travel companiesCaledonian Sleeper or Scotrail

Travel 56 miles (91 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train to Fort William from Inverness. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Caledonian Sleeper or Scotrail among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from Inverness to Fort William.

Travel Tips: Travel from Inverness 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 Inverness to Fort William.
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There are 4 ways to get from Inverness to Fort William: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Fort William from Inverness is by taking a train, which costs on average $151 (€132).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Fort William:

Taking a train is usually $1 (€1) less than taking a bus to Fort William, which costs on average $153 (€133) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Inverness to Fort William is by bus with an average journey time of 3 h 54 min.

There are alternative travel options to Fort William that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by train can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

Fort William is approximately 56 miles (91 km) away from Inverness.

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

  • Around 5 buses per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Inverness 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 when traveling from Inverness to Fort William:

  • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from Inverness to Fort William depart from Inverness to Fort William, MacFarlane Way (Morrisons).
  • Most travelers board their train from Inverness and arrive in Fort William.

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

  • You can travel from Inverness to Fort William by bus with Caledonian Sleeper. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $153 (€133) with Caledonian Sleeper from Inverness to Fort William.
  • You can go to Fort William from Inverness by train with Scotrail. You'll see cheap train tickets for $151 (€132) with Scotrail from Inverness to Fort William on Omio.

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

  • You'll find direct trains 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 journey.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Inverness to Fort William often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Glasgow, Edinburgh or London. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Inverness and Fort William itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Fort William and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $153 (€133) one way for this route.
  • A train ticket for this journey is costing $151 (€132) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Inverness to Fort William 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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