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Fort william to mallaig return,     please see the important announcement regarding the jacobite service, morning service:.

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Described as the greatest railway journey in the world, this 84 mile round trip takes you past a list of impressive extremes. Starting near the highest mountain in Britain, Ben Nevis, it visits Britain's most westerly mainland railway station, Arisaig; passes close by the deepest freshwater loch in Britain, Loch Morar and the shortest river in Britain, River Morar, finally arriving next to the deepest seawater loch in Europe, Loch Nevis!

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The train stops en route to Mallaig at the village of Glenfinnan (see below and subject to time permitting). Beyond Glenfinnan are the beautiful villages of Lochailort, Arisaig, Morar and Mallaig. You may alight at Arisaig by request to the guard. From here, on a clear summer's day, you can see the "Small Isles" of Rum, Eigg, Muck, Canna and the southern tip of Skye. The train continues on from here passing Morar and the silvery beaches used in the films "Highlander" and "Local Hero".

MALLAIG IS OUR DESTINATION

But as the travelling is as much a part of the experience as the arrival we hope you enjoy this spectacular railway journey, regarded as one of the greatest in the world.

FORT WILLIAM

Fort William, the largest town in the Highlands and situated at the southern end of the Great Glen, lies in the shadow of Ben Nevis, Britains highest mountain. This area is a fine location to use as a base to discover the West Highlands.

We cross the 21-arched Glenfinnan viaduct (a location made famous in the Harry Potter films) which overlooks Loch Shiel and the Jacobite monument. The train may pause on the viaduct, time permitting, to allow you to take in the magnificent view. Subject to time permitting, we will stop at Glenfinnan station. Once stopped in Glenfinnan there will be time to stretch your legs and, if you wish, visit the West Highland Railway Museum located in the restored station building. The Jacobite may also stop at Arisaig by request to the guard.

The village of Arisaig (the Safe Place) is centred on the sheltered shore of Loch nan Ceall (Loch of the Cells). From this very tranquil village it is possible to take the boat, The Sheerwater to the Small Isles (until mid September). The local Highland Games takes place here annually on the last Wednesday in July at Traigh Farm.

The end of the line, Mallaig was founded during the 1840s when the owner of the North Morar Estate, Lord Lovat, divided up the farm on the coast here into a series of parcels of land and encouraged his tenants living around Loch Morar and Loch Nevis to resettle in what became Mallaig and establish a fishing village. Today Mallaig is a busy fishing port and ferry terminal with services to Skye, the Small Isles and to the Knoydart Peninsula to visit Inverie and the most remote pub on mainland Britain, The Old Forge. In addition, you can board MV Western Isles for a scenic Wildlife Cruise. Arriving in Mallaig we have over an hour and a half to enjoy a walk round and take in the atmosphere: there are shops, bars, restaurants and plenty of fish and chips to be enjoyed during the lunchtime stopover.

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The Jacobite Steam Train

Greatest railway journey in the world

The Jacobite Steam Train Scotland offers you the chance for a romantic journey - this is a traditional train ride that covers many miles of beautiful countryside in southwest Scotland. You will see castles , mountains and wildlife as you travel through some of the most picturesque parts of Britain on one of the country's last remaining steam trains.

Currently operated by West Coast Railways, the Jacobite Steam Train, also known as the "Jacobean Train" has run every summer since 1984 from Fort William to Mallaig on the West Highland line .

Approaching Morar station - West Coast Railways

Fort William to Mallaig

Starting at Fort William, the 42-mile route ends in Mallaig, taking in many sights on the journey, including Loch Morar (the deepest freshwater loch in Britain), the famous Glenfinnan Viaduct, Ben Nevis (the highest mountain in Britain) and many small picturesque villages - Morar, Arisaig, Lochailort and Glenfinnan.

The Glenfinnan Monument and Loch Shiel can be seen from the train while crossing the Glenfinnan viaduct .

Crossing the Glenfinnan Viaduct

Fort William - The starting point

Welcome to Fort William , Scotland. This town is located in the southern Scottish Highlands and sits on the western shore of Loch Linnhe at the foot of Ben Nevis .

Fort William is the second-largest city in the Scottish highlands Scotland. It was initially an army outpost built by William of Orange to deter Jacobite rebellions.

The train departs daily from Fort William railway station at 10.15 am and arrives in Mallaig at 12.25 pm.

Passing the Glenfinnan monument | West Highlander Trains

The journey

The train passes through many railway stations - Britain's most westerly mainland railway station -Arisaig, before heading north to Morar railway station. Moror has beaches used in the filming of the films "Highlander" and "Local Hero".

There are nice cream tea services available on the trip, but this must be preordered in advance and only for first-class passengers on carriage A. This includes sandwiches, scones with jam butter and clotted cream, finishing with some great homemade cakes. Coffee and tea are available after.

Mallaig - The endpoint

Mallaig is a small town located on the stunning northwest coast of Scotland, and with its beautiful historic harbour, it’s easy to see why we like this place so much. The town has one main street that winds through to the waterfront area where you can find cafes, shops and restaurants alongside an abundance of holiday accommodation.

The harbour is a popular spot for visitors, and you can also catch the ferry from here to nearby islands such as Isle of Skye, Eigg or Muck.

You’ll find museums on subjects such as shipbuilding, fishing and the local heritage of Mallaig as a fishing port that are worth checking out if you have time between visits to other parts of Scotland . Traigh Golf Course lies to the south.

Mallaig is close to Loch Nevis - the deepest seawater loch in Europe.

Heading back to Fort William

Returning back to Fort William, the steam train leaves Mallaig at 14:10 and arrives in Fort William at 16:03. This completes the 84-mile round trip on the west coast railway.

The K1 No. 62005 | Jacobite steam train 2021 timetable

Jacobite Train - The K1 No. 62005

The Jacobite steam train locomotive was built in 1949 by the North British Locomotive Company in Glasgow and designed by Arthur Peppercorn. Due to the steep gradients of the route on the West Highland Line, more powerful locomotives were needed, and the design was altered over the years, resulting in the current K1 train used for the Jacobite train.

Harry Potter

The Jacobite steam train was made famous in the Harry Potter films series being used as the Hogwarts Express - the train that takes Harry Potter to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Shots of the train passing over the Glenfinnan Viaduct were iconic in the films and have boosted tourism to the train, with harry potter fans looking to follow in the footsteps of their fictional hero. The train even passes by the island that was the filming location for Dumbledore's grave .

There is a special Harry Potter style compartment that can be booked for the morning train only.

The Jacobite steam train Scotland is a direct descendant of the "Flying Scotsman" and is one of only two remaining mainline steam trains in Britain. It began service in 1979 as part of British Rail's centenary celebrations. At that time, it was painted dark green with black lining, but following privatisation, its usual livery became LNER apple green.

The Jacobites

The Jacobite Steam Train Scotland is named after the Jacobites, who were supporters of James II/VII and Bonnie Prince Charlie in their attempts to restore the House of Stuart to the throne. The Jacobites had a particularly strong presence in southwest Scotland: many Scots supported them because they believed that Charles Edward Stuart (Bonnie Prince Charlie) had a legitimate claim to the throne.

Train journey in west Scotland. Steam train to Mallaig timetable.

Frequently asked questions:

Where do i catch the jacobite steam train.

At Fort William train station just off Belford Road.

How long is the Jacobite steam train ride?

It takes 2 hours to reach Mallaig; you are there for 1.5 hours and then return to Fort William on another 2 hours return journey - so around 5.5 hours in total for this trip.

Is the Jacobite Steam Train worth it?

It really is, stunning scenery and history on the west coast of Scotland on a beautiful steam train; it's definitely worth it!

Was the Jacobite train used in Harry Potter?

Yes! For those looking to follow in Harry's footsteps, this steam train is the same one used in the iconic Harry Potter films series... it doesn't go to Hogwarts, unfortunately! The morning train contains a special Harry Potter-themed compartment that can be booked in advance.

How much does it cost to ride on the Jacobite train?

First-class day return: Adult - £89, child - £63.

Standard class day return: Adult - £57, child - £33.

£3.75 booking fee is also applicable.

These prices were correct at the time of writing this article but are subject to change.

Where can I see the Jacobite Railway timetable 2023?

The West Coast Railway website will have the most up-to-date Jacobite train times available .

When is the best time to photograph the steam train crossing the Glenfinnan Viaduct?

You can get a fantastic picture of the train crossing the Glenfinnan Viaduct. The train actually slows down, making it easier to get the perfect photograph. Make your way on the road under the viaduct, then head to the western hill to get the best vantage point. The best time to photograph the train is in the morning at 10:58 or afternoon at 15:00. Depending on available light you can also see the afternoon service at 13.25 and 17.45.

Hogwarts Express | Mallaig on Scottish Atlantic Coast

Video of the Jacobite train

Here is a great clip of the Jacobite train exiting a tunnel.

Key information on the Jacobite Steam Train

The steam train runs from Fort William to Mallaig.

It is currently operated by West Coast Railways on the West Highland Line.

The train has been in operation each summer since 1982.

The route is 42 miles long, one way.

The train crosses the famous Glenfinnan Viaduct.

The steam train was used in the Harry Potter film series.

Cream teas can be ordered in advance, which includes tea/coffee, sandwiches, scones and homemade cakes.

The Jacobite steam train is one of the greatest railway journeys in the world  and an awesome way to experience the best of Scotland's landscapes, mountains and coastline. All photos courtesy of Alan Butterfield.

Location Map of Balvenie Castle

All information was correct at the time of writing, please check things like entry costs and opening times before you arrive.

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Hi, please leave a comment below, or why not start a discussion on the forum ?

Rose Folse 21st of August 2022 @ 04:38:27

We hope to visit soon!

Ianj 25th of June 2022 @ 14:28:38

My wife and myself spent a wonderful week in Scotland on a coach trip organised by N&K of Warminster which included a trip on the Jacobite it was brilliant,scenery unbelievable you should try it you will not be disapointed.enjoy..

ChrisLBS 22nd of June 2022 @ 11:14:58

Hi Vanessa, There are railway strikes here at the moment, it could be related to that. Maybe the only available dates are after strike action has stopped. Hopefully, it will be resolved soon.

Vanessa 21st of June 2022 @ 11:53:12

We want to book a trip for 22 or 23 August but the site only gives bookings from 29 August. Is it fully booked?

ChrisLBS 4th of May 2022 @ 15:15:27

Hello Mac, You can take a single medium-sized dog on the standard class section of the train. There is no charge.

Mac Curtis 4th of May 2022 @ 14:00:07

Is the steam train dog friendly. if so is there a charge.

ChrisLBS 8th of March 2022 @ 22:24:41

Hi Jean, No, I think it starts from the 4th of April through to the 28th of October 2022.

Mrs Jean Willus 8th of March 2022 @ 18:56:48

Is the Jacobite Steam Train operational now from March??

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Epic United Kingdom Train Adventures

T here’s something undeniably charming about train travel that brings out one’s sense of adventure. As the train gently rocks over the tracks, scenes of lush countryside, coastline, hills, and historic towns unfold outside your window. The United Kingdom is made for these moments of wanderlust and discovery. Its extensive rail network transports travelers to bucket-list-worthy destinations across England, Scotland, and Wales. Forget hastily ticked boxes; this is slow travel at its finest to let you soak up the magic. 

Embarking on one of the iconic rail routes across Britain offers you a flexible and comfortable mode to explore its treasures. From the Jacobite Steam Train’s 84-mile sojourn past Scottish lochs to the North Wales Coastline’s postcard-perfect views of beaches and villages, there are epic journeys to uncover. Learn about the drama of the landscapes you’ll see and the history of the rails you’ll ride as you clickety-clack over viaducts and through the heart of national parks. Lean into those window views. Savor a cup of tea. Chat with your fellow passengers and locals. See where this UK train trip takes you.   

The Charm Of UK Railways  

The beauty of train travel in the UK owes much to the diversity of its landscapes and destinations. As your train meanders through the country, scenes shift from vivid green hills dotted with sheep to craggy coastal cliffs to quaint villages and towns. Even the shortest routes promise discoveries and photo opportunities around each bend. 

Adding to the allure is the rich railway history that echoes at grand stations in London, Edinburgh, and beyond. Generations of travelers have hopped on iconic lines like the West Highland Line and Settle-Carlisle Railway. The Jacobite Steam Train, a historic locomotive, furthers the old-world ambiance with its vintage style. Yet contemporary comforts and flexibility aren’t forgotten either. Rail ticketing sites like Split My Fare or a similar reputable one make snagging affordable. Now, embrace getting lost in each of these destinations thanks to an extensive rail network that can efficiently whisk you around this compact yet endlessly enchanting island. 

The Jacobite Steam Train (Fort William to Mallaig, Scotland)

All aboard for an authentic taste of retro rail travel on the Jacobite Steam Train. This historical locomotive transports you on an 84-mile journey along one of Scotland’s most dramatically beautiful lines – the West Highland Railway from Fort William to Mallaig. Romantic countryside, mysterious lochs, and the striking Scottish coast unfurl outside your window on this unforgettable trip into nostalgia. 

As its pistons churn and whistle blows, the Jacobite Steam Train conjures images of early 20th-century travel. This antiquated train has starred as the Hogwarts Express in numerous Harry Potter films, adding to its mythical allure. The train, packed with railway enthusiasts and Potterheads, passes verdant valleys and across the 21-arched Glenfinnan Viaduct overlooking lovely Loch Shiel. Look out too for the remote “Hogwarts” railway station stop used for filming. 

The endpoint at Mallaig is a lively harbor town where you can sample fresh seafood before catching the return steam train or ferry along the turbulent Road to the Isles. Between the locomotive’s billowing smoke and distinct scenery, the Jacobite’s mix of retro magic and Celtic wilderness cast a memorable spell. 

The Caledonian Sleeper (Various routes in Scotland)  

For comfortable overnight rail travel through the Scottish Highlands, step aboard the Caledonian Sleeper. These handsome trainsets whisk you to northern destinations like Inverness, Aberdeen, and Fort William while you sleep in your berth. Wake up to epic window vistas without losing rest or precious time sightseeing. 

Caledonian Sleeper affords you private sleeping compartments with cozy single beds or double bunks, depending on room type. En suite showers and toiletries add a touch of luxury, while the classic decor channels Agatha Christie-style glamour. Drift off as the Sleeper rolls its way past lochs, mountains, and the UK’s longest-rippling loch, Loch Awe. 

Routes typically depart around midnight from London’s Euston Station. Relax in the lounge car with a nightcap before retiring to your cabin. Wake up to a hot breakfast and mountain views as the train reaches destinations like foodie hub Inverness or the gateway to the Isle of Skye at Fort William/Mallaig. Disembark refreshed and ready to explore after your scenic overnight journey courtesy of Caledonian Sleeper trains. 

The West Highland Line (Glasgow to Mallaig, Scotland)  

The West Highland Line is considered one of the world’s most epic railway routes, transporting travelers on a 156-mile journey through the majestic Scottish Highlands. As the train winds its way from Glasgow up to the remote fishing town of Mallaig on Scotland’s dramatic west coast, it passes by tranquil lochs, towering mountains, gorgeous beaches, and abundant wildlife. Throughout its winding path, the West Highland Line allows passengers to experience ever-changing vistas of the region’s awe-inspiring natural beauty.

Leaving behind Glasgow’s urban bustle, the West Highland Line soon steers you into the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park. Look out for Ben Lomond’s peak rising majestically as you curve along sparkling Loch Lomond, Britain’s largest lake. The train then heads north via Crianlarich into Rannoch Moor’s wild, wind-swept expanse dotted with Highland cattle. Your journey concludes amid salty sea air as fishing boats bob in Mallaig harbor and ferries stand ready to continue westward to Skye. 

The North Wales Coast Line (Crewe to Holyhead, Wales)  

Hugging the Irish Sea, the North Wales Coast Line offers a scenic train voyage along one of Britain’s most stunning shorelines. The 130-mile route connects English towns and cities to the port town of Holyhead, where ferries continue the journey onward to Ireland. 

Leaving behind the English countryside around Crewe, the railway soon enters Wales, offering sweeping views of mudflats and coastal marshes. As the train threads through seaside resort towns like Llandudno Junction, the Great Orme peninsula juts out majestically into the ocean ahead. Further along, foaming surf crashes against the base of towering limestone cliffs, creating postcard-perfect vistas. 

One highlight is bouncing along the coast above picture-perfect sandy beaches backing snow-capped Snowdonia peaks. Historic castle towns like Conwy, Harlech, and Caernarfon slide by, allowing glimpses of imposing medieval fortifications. The line threads across the Menai Strait on the epic Britannia Bridge before reaching the journey’s end at Holyhead with its blend of small-town charm and Irish Sea ferry activity. 

 Passing over the rugged backbone of northern England, the 72-mile Settle-Carlisle railway is considered one of the UK’s most stunning historic rail routes. Opening in 1876 to connect Yorkshire with Scotland, this railway transports travelers through the dramatic Yorkshire Dales and North Pennines landscapes today. 

Your journey begins in the quaint market town of Settle, nestled in the Ribble Valley. Soon, the train starts its challenging climb into the Pennine hills, snaking through green valleys and across ancient stone viaducts. Marvel at the 24 lofty arches of Ribblehead Viaduct towering above rough highland terrain grazed by sheep. 

Further highlights are stopping at remote “request stop” stations like Dent, England’s highest mainline station perched at 1,150 feet. As the train winds its way northwest through Northumberland National Park, the historic city of Carlisle emerges with its imposing 12th-century castle that once guarded the English-Scottish border. 

With its postcard-perfect countryside and heritage appeal, the Settle-Carlisle railway promises a quintessential train trip into the heart of rural England. 

Practical Tips For Epic Train Adventures

Going aboard an iconic UK train journey is an incredible way to experience the history, landscape, and culture of Britain. But a bit of planning goes a long way to ensure your rail adventures run smoothly. Follow these practical tips when booking your epic ride on the rails: 

  • The extensive rail network connecting England, Scotland, and Wales can get confusing, especially for first-timers. Doing some research ahead of time helps guarantee you catch suitable trains between destinations. 
  • Get oriented with train route maps and plan your itinerary. Knowing essentials like departure stations, connections, and arrival times avoids headaches. 
  • Check train company websites for current schedules and book tickets early, even if non-refundable. Snagging cheap fares often requires booking 12 weeks or more prior to travel. 
  • Consider purchasing Brit Rail passes, which allow flexible travel on consecutive or non-consecutive days, making hopping on and off trains a breeze. 
  • Download the National Rail app and sign up for updates from train operators to stay current with schedules or delay notices. 

With stunning landscapes whooshing by your window, you’ll want to capture incredible photos without reflections and glare spoiling the shot. 

  • Choose a window seat facing the direction of travel for the best angle on that perfect click as the train rounds a bend. 
  • Carry polarized sunglasses to cut window glare and a microfiber cloth to wipe away smudges. 
  • Experiment with camera settings like priority mode and manual focus to adjust for motion. 

If you prepare using these essential rail tips ahead of time, you’ll be able to sit back, relax, and have confidence that your UK train trip adventure will unfold smoothly with beautiful, picture-perfect views along the way.

Final Thoughts  

As the train whistle fades into the distance, you disembark refreshed, enlightened, and awakened after an epic rail journey across Britain. From the rugged romance of Scottish lochs to storybook English villages and Welsh coastal vistas, the landscapes and legends of the UK have unfolded outside your window. The rhythm of the rails still echoes as you reminisce with fellow passengers about picture-perfect moments now etched into memory. 

Next time, you might venture on an overnight passage through the Highlands or link between harbor towns and historic castles. Wherever the rails guide you, epic adventures across England, Scotland, and Wales chug just over the horizon.

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    How long does it take to travel from Mallaig to Fort William by train? The average journey time from Mallaig to Fort William is 1 hour 23 minutes. Journey times might be slightly longer on weekends and Bank Holidays. Use our online journey planner or download a timetable for more details.

  3. Trains from Mallaig to Fort William

    Mallaig to Fort William by train. It takes an average of 1h 24m to travel from Mallaig to Fort William by train, over a distance of around 30 miles (49 km). There are normally 5 trains per day traveling from Mallaig to Fort William and tickets for this journey start from $21.79 when you book in advance. First train. 05:03.

  4. West Highland Railway Line

    West Highland Line: Glasgow to Oban or Fort William and Mallaig. Considered by many to be the most scenic rail journey in the world, the West Highland Line leaves Glasgow behind and delves deep into the wild west coast. Take the West Highland Line to Mallaig to travel the Glenfinnan Viaduct - used in the Harry Potter films for the Hogwarts ...

  5. The Jacobite Train

    The Jacobite Train Route. Many have described a trip aboard The Jacobite as the greatest railway journey in the world. The route runs for a stretch of 41 miles, starting at Fort William and ending at Mallaig, and passing such spots of scenic beauty as Loch Eil, the Glenfinnan Viaduct and Arisaig. The regular daily service departs from Fort ...

  6. Mallaig to Fort William

    Shiel Buses operates a bus from Boatyard to Fort William Bus Station twice daily. Tickets cost £5 - £7 and the journey takes 1h 15m. Alternatively, First ScotRail Service operates a train from Mallaig to Fort William 3 times a day. Tickets cost £11 - £24 and the journey takes 1h 23m. West Coast Railways also services this route twice daily.

  7. Mallaig to Fort William train tickets from $12 (€10)

    ScotRail or Bus. Trains from Mallaig to Fort William cover the 30 miles (48 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 22 min with our travel partners like ScotRail or Bus. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $12 (€10), but the average price of train tickets is $13 ...

  8. The Jacobite Steam train journey from Fort William to Mallaig

    The Jacobite Steam Train Scotland offers you the chance for a romantic journey - this is a traditional train ride that covers many miles of beautiful countryside in southwest Scotland. ... Returning back to Fort William, the steam train leaves Mallaig at 14:10 and arrives in Fort William at 16:03. This completes the 84-mile round trip on the ...

  9. Trains from Mallaig to Fort William

    Mallaig to Fort William by train. It takes an average of 1h 24m to travel from Mallaig to Fort William by train, over a distance of around 30 miles (49 km). There are normally 5 trains per day travelling from Mallaig to Fort William and tickets for this journey start from £16.50 when you book in advance. First train.

  10. Trains from Fort William to Mallaig

    How long does it take to travel from Fort William to Mallaig by train? The average journey time from Fort William to Mallaig is 1 hour 25 minutes. Journey times might be slightly longer on weekends and Bank Holidays. Use our online journey planner or download a timetable for more details.

  11. Mallaig to Fort William Trains

    Among the top choices for traveling from Mallaig to Fort William is taking a fast and modern train. All high-speed trains running between the cities were designed to offer the passengers everything they might need for a pleasant journey, including several travel classes to choose from, fast travel times (the journey takes about 1 hours), and an extensive timetable with up to 4 daily departures.

  12. Trains from Mallaig to Fort William

    Mallaig to Fort William journey summary. Average Journey Time. Distance. 30 miles - 49km. Weekday First Train. Weekday Last Train. Weekend First Train. Weekend Last Train.

  13. Fort William station (FTW) to Mallaig station (MLG) train

    Cheap train tickets from Fort William station (FTW) to Mallaig station (MLG) can start from as little as $12 (€10) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Fort William station (FTW) to Mallaig station (MLG) is $21 (€18); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on ...

  14. Fort William to Mallaig train tickets from £9

    Train providers. ScotRail. Trains from Fort William to Mallaig cover the 30 miles long route taking on average 1 h 23 min with our travel partners like ScotRail. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £12, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £9.

  15. Train Mallaig to Fort William from £11

    The average train between Mallaig and Fort William takes 1h 29m and the fastest train takes 1h 22m. The train service runs several times per day from Mallaig to Fort William. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

  16. Fort William to Mallaig

    Shiel Buses operates a bus from Fort William Bus Station to Ferry Terminal 5 times a week. Tickets cost £5 - £7 and the journey takes 1h 10m. Alternatively, First ScotRail Service operates a train from Fort William to Mallaig 3 times a day. Tickets cost £11 - £24 and the journey takes 1h 27m. West Coast Railways also services this route ...

  17. Fort William to Mallaig train tickets from $12 (€10)

    ScotRail. Trains from Fort William to Mallaig cover the 30 miles (48 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 23 min with our travel partners like ScotRail. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $15 (€13), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $12 (€10).

  18. Trains from Fort William to Mallaig

    Fort William to Mallaig by train. It takes an average of 1h 24m to travel from Fort William to Mallaig by train, over a distance of around 30 miles (49 km). There are normally 5 trains per day travelling from Fort William to Mallaig and tickets for this journey start from £16.50 when you book in advance. First train. 07:15.

  19. Fort William to Mallaig train tickets from €10.67

    The cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Fort William to Mallaig are €10.67, and there isn't much difference in price depending on when you book. If you book 30 days in advance, tickets will cost around €10. The cost is usually the same if booking is done 7 days in advance. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive ...

  20. Trains from Fort William to Mallaig

    Fort William station live train times for the next 2 hours. View up to two hours of live departures and arrivals status information for Fort William station. Check train times for any future services. We are currently experiencing technical issues for the live train arrivals departures feature. The team are working on fixing this and it will be ...

  21. Epic United Kingdom Train Adventures

    This historical locomotive transports you on an 84-mile journey along one of Scotland's most dramatically beautiful lines - the West Highland Railway from Fort William to Mallaig.

  22. Trains from Fort William to Mallaig

    Fort William to Mallaig by train. It takes an average of 1h 24m to travel from Fort William to Mallaig by train, over a distance of around 30 miles (49 km). There are normally 8 trains per day traveling from Fort William to Mallaig and tickets for this journey start from $21.75 when you book in advance. First train. 07:15.