Fort William - Train Tickets & City Guide

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Fort William by train - City guide & train tickets

What is the name of the main station in Fort William?

The principal railway station serving Fort William is Fort William.

Can you walk from the station to the (old) city centre?

This railway station is located about just northeast of the city centre.

Which hotels do you recommend near the station?

Please refer to our hotel suggestions on this page.

Which train services run to Fort William?

These operators run trains to and from Fort William.

Are there direct trains to major cities nearby?

Yes, there are trains to a lot of places. For example to/from London, GlasgowEdinburgh and many other cities.

Do you offer all train tickets to Fort William?

Yes, we offer all train tickets - always the best price, no booking fees and e-tickets!

About Fort William

The Ben Nevis, no less than 1345 meters above sea level, can be reached in about 8 hours from the visitor center in nearby Glen Nevis. But there is more to do in Fort William: pubs with Scotch whiskey, daring mountain bike trails and The Jacobite steam train, known from the Harry Potter series.

Fort William station - Info

Railway Station Fort William

Fort William has one major train station, "Fort William".

Collection of pre-purchased tickets

  • From ticket office: yes
  • Ticket machine: no

Operator(s)

Station map

Ticket office 

  • Monday - Friday 07:00 - 20:00
  • Saturday 07:00 - 17:45
  • Sunday 16:30 - 20:00
  • Summer opening hours Sundays 09:30 - 20:30

Facilities 

  • Bicycle parking: yes
  • Wifi: yes
  • First class Lounge: yes
  • Left luggage: yes, phone number 0141 335 3276
  • Parking: yes, free

To the city centre

Finding your platform

Check the large departure boards to find the right train - if it's not clear do not hesitate to ask one of the many helpful staff.   

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