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Fort William to Mallaig by train

It takes an average of 1h 23m to travel from Fort William to Mallaig by train, over a distance of around 30 miles (49 km). There are normally 8 trains per day travelling from Fort William to Mallaig and tickets for this journey start from £7.50 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 1h 21m
PriceFrom £7.50
Distance30 miles (49 km)
Frequency8 trains per day
First train07:30
Last train22:16
Departure stationFort William
Arrival stationMallaig
ChangesDirect trains available
Train operatorsScotRail

Fort William to Mallaig train times

Check out the next trains departing from Fort William to Mallaig for Saturday 31st July 2021 using our handy timetable below, including platform and live travel information. You can view the full day timetable or search for a different date here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
08:30 fort william09:53 mallaigPlat. 2 estimatedscotrail PeakGet tickets1h 23m, direct
12:12 fort william13:38 mallaigPlat. 1 estimatedscotrail PeakGet tickets1h 26m, direct
16:19 fort william17:43 mallaigPlat. 2 estimatedscotrail PeakGet tickets1h 24m, direct
22:11 fort william23:35 mallaigPlat. 1 estimatedscotrail PeakGet tickets1h 24m, direct

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Fort William to Mallaig? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Fort William to Mallaig take?

The average journey time by train between Fort William and Mallaig is 1 hour and 23 minutes, with around 8 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Fort William and Mallaig by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Fort William to Mallaig is 1 hour and 21 minutes.

How much does the train from Fort William to Mallaig cost?

Train ticket prices from Fort William to Mallaig can start from as little as £7.50 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Fort William to Mallaig?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Fort William to Mallaig without having to change trains. There are 8 direct trains from Fort William to Mallaig each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Fort William to Mallaig leave?

The first train from Fort William to Mallaig leaves at 07:30. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Fort William to Mallaig leave?

The last train from Fort William to Mallaig leaves at 22:16. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Fort William and Mallaig by train?

Trains travelling from Fort William to Mallaig cover a distance of around 30 miles (49 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Mallaig to Fort William.

Cheap train tickets from Fort William to Mallaig

Train tickets from Fort William to Mallaig start at £7.50 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets, and even tell you when the prices are likely to increase with Price Prediction.

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