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Glasgow to Fort William by train

It takes an average of 3h 51m to travel from Glasgow to Fort William by train, over a distance of around 74 miles (119 km). There are normally 8 trains per day travelling from Glasgow to Fort William and tickets for this journey start from £21.20 when you book in advance.

First train

04:48

Last train

18:23

Departure station

Glasgow

Arrival station

Fort William

Journey time

From 3h 43m

Distance

74 miles (119 km)

Frequency

8 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Price

From £21.20

Train operators

ScotRail, Caledonian Sleeper

Glasgow to Fort William train times

Check out the next trains departing from Glasgow to Fort William for Saturday 22nd June 2024 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
18:23 On timeglasgow queen street22:06 On timefort williamPlat. 7 estimatedscotrail PeakGet tickets3h 43m, direct
12:20 glasgow queen street16:12 fort williamPlat. 5 estimatedscotrail PeakGet tickets3h 52m, direct
18:21 glasgow queen street22:06 fort williamPlat. 5 estimatedscotrail PeakGet tickets3h 45m, direct

Travelling from Glasgow to Fort William by train

Thinking of a getaway to Fort William? 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.

Ready to book? Start a search for cheap train tickets from Glasgow to Fort William with us today or keep reading for money-saving tips and FAQs.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Glasgow to Fort William? 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 Glasgow to Fort William take?

The average journey time by train between Glasgow and Fort William is 3 hours and 51 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 Glasgow and Fort William by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Glasgow to Fort William is 3 hours and 43 minutes.

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

Train ticket prices from Glasgow to Fort William can start from as little as £21.20 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 Glasgow to Fort William?

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

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

The first train from Glasgow to Fort William leaves at 04:48. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Glasgow to Fort William leaves at 18:23. 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 Glasgow and Fort William by train?

Trains travelling from Glasgow to Fort William cover a distance of around 74 miles (119 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

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

Cheap train tickets from Glasgow to Fort William

Train tickets from Glasgow to Fort William start at £21.20 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.

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Consider a Season Ticket

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.

Use your Railcard

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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For more money-saving tips on UK and European train travel, read our cheap train tickets guide.

Advance adult single fare. Excludes booking fee. Prices seen by Trainline customers in the last 30 days. Availability limited.
† Average savings on advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.

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