Thinking of a getaway to Fort William this summer? Find out all you need to know about travelling by train here.
The train from Glasgow to Fort William usually takes 3 hours and 50 minutes, but can take just 3 hours and 42 minutes on the fastest services. You can travel direct on this route with ScotRail or Caledonian Sleeper. You'll find comfortable seating, space for luggage and on most services, free WiFi as standard.
Whether you're heading to the beach, the mountains (maybe even taking on Ben Nevis) or a local distillery, use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to search for cheap ticket prices – we’ll show you how much you can save on your train tickets if you use a Railcard or travel during Off-Peak times.
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The average journey time by train between Glasgow and Fort William is 3 hours and 50 minutes, with around 10 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.
The fastest journey time by train from Glasgow to Fort William is 3 hours and 42 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Glasgow to Fort William can start from as little as £21.50 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.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Glasgow to Fort William without having to change trains. There are 10 direct trains from Glasgow to Fort William each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Glasgow to Fort William leaves at 04:48. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Glasgow to Fort William leaves at 18:21. 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.
Trains travelling from Glasgow to Fort William cover a distance of around 74 miles (119 km) during the journey.
If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for Glasgow to Fort William is right for you.
National Railcards offer a 1/3 off eligible train tickets in the UK and can be a great investment if you travel a few times or more in a year. Find out how you can save with a National Railcard here.
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