Edinburgh to Fort William train

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Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Fort William

Showing times and prices for 16 Jun

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
Scotrail
11:005h12
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
16:12Fort William station (FTW)
£821One-way
1 change

Train timetableEdinburgh to Fort William

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 16 June
Scotrail
11:005h12
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
16:12Fort William station (FTW)
1 change

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Train times from Edinburgh to Fort William

Showing times and prices for 16 Jun

Fastest Journey

5 h 12 m

Average

5 h 12 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

152 km

To travel from Edinburgh to Fort William you need to make at least one change.

Fastest
Scotrail
11:005h12
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
16:12Fort William station (FTW)
£821One-way
1 change

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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Fort William

distanceDistance94 miles
durationAverage train duration4 h 39 min
priceAverage train ticket price£61 (€69)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesScotRail or Caledonian Sleeper

Trains from Edinburgh to Fort William cover the 94 miles long trip taking on average 4 h 39 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 £35, but the average price of train tickets is £61. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Fort William.

Train providers: ScotRail and Caledonian Sleeper trains Edinburgh to Fort William

Buy your official ScotRail and Caledonian Sleeper train tickets from Edinburgh to Fort William from £34 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient journey.

The Caledonian Sleeper is a train service operating in the United Kingdom. It offers overnight journeys between London, Scotland, the North of England and Wales. The service is operated by Serco and consists of two types of trains: the Classic Sleeper and the Lowland Sleeper. The Classic Sleeper offers comfortable sleeping berths, while the Lowland Sleeper offers reclining seats. Both trains offer onboard facilities such as Wi-Fi, power sockets, and complimentary tea and coffee. Ticket types include Standard, First Class and Solo. Standard tickets offer access to the lounge car, while First Class tickets include access to the lounge car and complimentary breakfast. Solo tickets are available for single travellers and offer access to the lounge car and a private sleeping berth. The most popular routes for the Caledonian Sleeper are London to Edinburgh, Glasgow and Inverness. Passengers can also travel from London to Aberdeen, Fort William and Dundee.

Caledonian Sleeper from Edinburgh to Fort William train information:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 5 min
  • Cheapest Price: £88
  • Caledonian Sleeper frequency: 1 a day

FAQs: Edinburgh to Fort William train

FAQs: Travel by train from Edinburgh 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.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Fort William can start from as little as £35 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Edinburgh to Fort William is £61; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time from Edinburgh to Fort William is on average 4 h 39 min   for the 94 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go from Edinburgh to Fort William by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Edinburgh to Fort William leaves at 10: 00. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Edinburgh to Fort William leaves at 17: 15.
Yes, there is 1 direct train a day from Edinburgh to Fort William with Caledonian Sleeper. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
When taking a train from Edinburgh to Fort William, you can count on ScotRail or Caledonian Sleeper for the best way to get you to Fort William. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service between Edinburgh and Fort William and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Yes, you can take a night train from Edinburgh to Fort William with Caledonian Sleeper. Find all the info regarding night trains in Europe.  

Passengers board the train most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley, which is located around 0.4 miles (727 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Fort William, located 0.6 miles (990 m) away from the city centre.

A trip to Fort William from Edinburgh is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 4 h 39 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Edinburgh to Fort William is January.
Yes, you can take a train between Edinburgh and Fort William.

Important Stations and Airports in Edinburgh and Fort William

Edinburgh
Fort William
The major railway station for departures from Edinburgh is Edinburgh Waverley. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Edinburgh Waverley for your trip from Edinburgh to Fort William.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59 | Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59
Public transport options for Edinburgh Waverley
Bus lines: 22, 30, 33, X22, X25, X37
Train lines: Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, LNER, ScotRail, Transpennine Express
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Waterloo Place, pick up across from Apex Hotel and drop off outside the Apex Hotel.
Metro: No metro available.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for Edinburgh Park
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from Platform 2 bus stop, adjacent to Herminston Gate
Edinburgh GatewayWifiParkingAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for Edinburgh Gateway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the bus stops outside the station
Edinburgh, Airport
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