Fort William is 2.5 hours north of Glasgow and 1.5 hours south of Inverness, along the A82. For those travelling from the east there are several routes off the A9, which can be taken, including from Perth and Aviemore.
City Link offer regular services from Glasgow, Edinburgh and Inverness to Fort William. The bus and railway station are adjacent to each other. There is a taxi rank at both stations. Fort William local buses run through Middle Street , just a short walk from the Bus Station. Call Scottish CityLink on 08705 505050 – www.citylink.co.uk
Fort William train station. Daily services to and from Inverness and Glasgow connect Fort William with Aberdeen, Edinburgh and all other major UK cities.The Caledonian Sleeper operates from London Euston to Fort William. Call National Rail Services on 08457 484950.
a number of airlines operate routes directly into Inverness, Glasgow and Edinburgh Airports, from the rest of the UK and Europe.
Caledonian MacBrayne Ferries service 22 islands and 4 peninsulas that are situated off the West Coast of Scotland. It is possible to travel from the majority of these islands to the mainland into the ports of Mallaig or Oban, from there you can use the bus, train or road links to Fort William. Information from CalMac on 01475 650100 – www.calmac.co.uk
The West Highland Way links Milngavie just outside Glasgow to Fort William. The 95 mile walk takes you from the outskirts of Scotland’s largest city to the foot of its highest mountain, following the shores of its largest freshwater loch – www.west-highland-way.co.uk