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Although named for the village of Banavie, Banavie Railway Station lies in actuality within Caol along one of the West Highland Line's most scenic stretches. Banavie first opened in 1901 alongside the Mallaig Extension Railway, a one-platform station with remarkable views of snow-capped Ben Nevis stretching ahead. Today, westbound trains from Banavie to the next station, Corpach, cross over the Caledonian Canal at Neptune's Staircase, making it a hugely popular line for tourists. Additionally, the station is a short 20-minute walk from Ben Nevis Distillery and about half an hour walking from Old Inverlochy Castle.  

Banavie Station sees approximately four trains a day calling in each direction. Additionally, some historic steam rail services pass through, but do not stop, at Banavie. Three of the four run to and from Glasgow Queen Street, while the remaining train originates and terminates at Fort William. Station facilities at Banavie include waiting rooms, step free access coverage, and a payphone. 

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Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours: There is no ticket office at Banavie station, ticket machines are available to purchase or collect tickets from. You can also buy tickets in advance online here.
Ticket MachineUnavailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelThere is no staff at the station.
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionUnavailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Left Luggage Websitehttps://www.nationalrail.co.uk/
ShopsUnavailable
PostboxUnavailable
TelephonesUnavailable
Telephone typesCards
Station BuffetUnavailable
ATMUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Nearest station with more facilities
This is a Category A station. This station has step-free access to single platform. The Passenger Assist meeting point is at the Platform entrance
ToiletsUnavailable
ShowersUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFiUnavailable
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer Service notes
Customer help pointsAvailable
CCTVUnavailable
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Car parking spaces5
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces10
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVUnavailable
Cycle storage notesThere are stands available.
Step-free accessStep free access is available throughout the whole station.
Ramps for train accessUnavailable
WheelchairsUnavailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesUnavailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable
Accessible taxisAccessible taxis are available at this station, please see below for more information
Accessible taxis notes

Banavie station has neither a taxi rank nor a cab office. Advance booking is essential. Consider using the following local operators:

There is no First Class lounge at this station.

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Departures and arrivals from Banavie

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Banavie station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Fort WilliamScotRail07:211Scheduled
to Fort WilliamScotRail12:191Scheduled
to Fort WilliamScotRail16:251Scheduled
to Fort WilliamScotRail19:301Scheduled
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from MallaigScotRail07:211Scheduled
from MallaigScotRail12:191Scheduled
from MallaigScotRail16:251Scheduled
from MallaigScotRail19:301Scheduled
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