Edinburgh to Fort William by train Find train times and tickets

  • Recommended departure
    04:50
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 5m

Travelling from Edinburgh to Fort William by train

Fast trains from Edinburgh to Fort William take around 5 hours and 5 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?

Direct trains from Edinburgh to Fort William have been found.

We usually find at least one direct train on the route from Edinburgh to Fort William every weekday.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

How long is the train journey from Edinburgh to Fort William?

The Edinburgh to Fort William train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 5 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Edinburgh to Fort William train times and schedule?

On weekdays the only direct train to Fort William is usually scheduled to depart Edinburgh around 04:50. This is the same at the weekend.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

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?

More than one train company operates on the route from Edinburgh to Fort William, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Caledonian Sleeper
  • Serco Caledonian Sleeper

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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