The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Glasgow to Fort William will cost around £ 35 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 35.
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It's difficult to get from Glasgow to Fort William without changing at least 1 times.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
4 hours 45 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||£30|
|Trains depart from:||Glasgow|
|Trains arrive in:||Fort William|
Fort William, located in a spectacular setting on the north-west coast, is one of the most popular destinations in the Scottish Highlands. Visitors planning an ascent of Ben Nevis or a trip to the Great Glen can take direct trains from Glasgow to Fort William seven days a week, taking just under four hours. The scenic journey on the West Highland Line is available in the morning, afternoon and evening, and Caledonian Sleeper services also call at Glasgow in the very early morning for direct connections to Fort William.
ScotRail, Scotland's national railway operator, provides daily direct trains from Glasgow Queen Street to Fort William. In addition, Serco's Caledonian Sleeper services from London Euston call at Glasgow en route to Fort William. With limited trains on the West Highland Line, indirect connections are not a practical option on this route.
ScotRail direct services to Fort William take three hours and 45 minutes to cover the 105-mile route north to the Highlands town. Caledonian Sleeper early morning direct connections take just over four hours to reach Fort William.
The ScotRail schedule offers three daily direct trains from Glasgow to Fort William from Monday to Saturday, with morning, afternoon and evening departures. On Sundays, there are only two trains to Fort William, leaving in the afternoon and evening. Early morning Caledonian Sleeper services make the direct trip north from Glasgow six days a week, with no Sunday service.
Departure train station: Glasgow Queen Street Station is located on the eastern side of central Glasgow, with frequent public transport connections available from the adjacent Buchanan Street Subway station and bus stops on George Square and North Hanover Street. Station facilities include a coffee shop, pub, news vendor, free WiFi and taxi stands.
Arrival train station: Fort William Station is situated in the town center, with the adjacent bus terminus offering connections around the town and Highlands region. Facilities on the station concourse include a tourist information office, a cafe, passenger shower rooms, free WiFi, a news vendor, a gift store and taxi stands.