Your trip to Fort William
We'll admit, there's much more to Fort William than simply bagging Ben Nevis - although climbing the tallest mountain in the UK is, of course, quite a feat. Think pubs that stock the finest Scotch whisky, daredevil mountain biking that attracts World Cup aficionados each year, loch-side wanders and even trips abroad the steam train that took Harry to Hogwarts; it really is quite a town!
A town bursting with adventure
The outdoor capital of the UK, Fort William on the shores of Loch Linnhe is surrounded by magnificent mountain scenery. Famous for its hillwalking trails, mountain climbing, bike paths, and snow and water sports, Fort William is a mecca for adventure travel but taking it easy is also possible in this historic town. From walking to castle hopping to fishing, Fort William has plenty to offer those who prefer a slower pace.
Getting you there
With many great value fares on offer, travelling to Fort William by coach with Citylink is the perfect way to make sure your journey is as quick as possible - we promise to get you there faster than the train! Well connected to major cities across Scotland, your trip to Fort William promises plenty of scenery to enjoy as you relax and unwind on our coaches. With Citylink, you'll reach your destination relaxed, on time and ready to enjoy your break.
Explore local attractions
Apart from breathtaking views that will stay with you forever, there are plenty of things to do in Fort William that will leave you pining to come back for more. Home to some fantastic artists who sell their products locally, you can find plenty of craft shops to find the perfect souvenir from your trip. If you fancy injecting some culture into your visit, visit The Lime Tree for some of the finest contemporary artwork in the West of Scotland.
One of Fort William's main draws is, of course, Ben Nevis, which is Gaelic for malicious (or venomous) mountain. Make sure to charge your camera before you attempt this worthwhile climb - the panoramic views waiting for you at the top will truly show you the best of Scotland.
Experience food and drink
One of the most picturesque settings to dine in Scotland, Fort William harbors a number of renowned restaurants that showcase the fresh ingredients yielded by the surrounding land. With a good selection of cafes and restaurants, you'll be able to sample local seafood and high-quality venison and beef, with most establishments known for their great value for money.
If your visit centres around hillwalking and tackling the almighty Ben Nevis, why not try the Ben Nevis Inn? Located at the bottom of the mountain path on Ben Nevis, this traditional pub serves quintessential Scottish dishes such as haggis and cullen skink - perfect for hungry hikers looking for a good feed!
Travel in style
Our modern and comfortable coaches provide you with access to superfast 4G Wifi, USB sockets, and wireless charging so that you'll never have to worry about running out of charge on your journey. With reclining seats and additional legroom, choosing to get to your destination with Citylink makes for the smoothest travel experience ever.
Popular routes include Glasgow to Fort William, Edinburgh to Fort William (seasonal service - runs in the Summer only), and Inverness to Fort William.
Let's get going
From Glasgow, Citylink can get you to Fort William in around 3 hours. From Skye, you can expect a journey time of around 4 hours, and from Inverness we'll get you there in around 2 hours.Get your ticket
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