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from Manchester to Fort William

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Travel Information to Fort William from Manchester

distanceDistance256 miles (413 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range$150 - $161
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $150 (€123) • 8 h 8 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $161 (€131) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLoganair or Scotrail

Travel 256 miles (413 km) by flight or train between Manchester and Fort William. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $150 (€123). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Loganair or Scotrail among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Manchester to Fort William.

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FAQs
What are the ways to get from Manchester to Fort William?

You can travel from Manchester to Fort William 2 different ways: flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel to Fort William from Manchester?

The cheapest way to go to Fort William from Manchester is by taking a train, which costs on average $150 (€123).

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

Taking a train is about $11 (€9) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $161 (€131) for this route.

What is the fastest way to travel to Fort William from Manchester?

The quickest way to travel to Fort William from Manchester is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Fort William by train can take on average 8 h 8 min.

What is the distance from Manchester to Fort William?

The Manchester to Fort William distance is around 256 miles (413 km).

How many services a day are there from Manchester to Fort William?

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

  • 2 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Manchester and in Fort William?

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

  • Trains mostly depart from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Fort William.
Which travel operators can get me to Fort William from Manchester?

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

  • Travel with Loganair to go to Fort William by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Loganair Manchester to Fort William tickets on Omio for $161 (€131).
  • Travel with Scotrail for trains to Fort William. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Scotrail Manchester to Fort William tickets on Omio for $150 (€123).
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Manchester to Fort William?
Many of our customers traveling from Manchester to Fort William don't make Fort William their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Fort William are Glasgow, Edinburgh or Inverness, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Fort William to any of these top destinations today!
When should I purchase a ticket from Manchester to Fort William online to score the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing $161 (€131) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $150 (€123) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Manchester 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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