Fastest journey4hr 51m
Travelling from Edinburgh to Fort William by train
Fast trains from Edinburgh to Fort William take around 4 hours and 51 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 153 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Fort William.
Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Fort William?
Journeys between Edinburgh and Fort William usually involve one change of train. We have found some direct departures on this route but these are less frequent than routes requiring a change.
We usually find around 11 departures on the route from Edinburgh to Fort William every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 9 departures.
How long is the train journey from Edinburgh to Fort William?
The Edinburgh to Fort William train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 51 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
What are the Edinburgh to Fort William train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Fort William is usually scheduled to depart Edinburgh around 06:49 and the last train is around 17:16. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Edinburgh around 06:49, and the last at 23:00.
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When to book Edinburgh to Fort William train tickets?
Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Edinburgh to Fort William by train.
Which train companies operate between Edinburgh and Fort William?
ScotRail is the train company that operates on the route from Edinburgh to Fort William.
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.