Trains to Fort William Highland
Discover Scotland’s scenic Highlands
Scotland’s Highlands tend to be universally praised and considered among some of the UK’s most beautiful places to see thanks to a generous mixture of majestic mountains, lengthy glens, popular lochs, and stunning woodlands. The brand new BritRail Scottish Highlands Pass is fantastic for traveling on a few of Scotland’s many scenic trains including the West Highland Line between Glasgow and Oban or Mallaig. Also, you can find the North Highland Line between Inverness and Kyle of Lochalsh or travel on the Far North Line which goes up to Thurso. The BritRail Scottish Highlands Pass enables you to experience these trains and much more.
The western Highland Line from Glasgow to Oban or Mallaig passes through tiny villages, lochs and the Arrochar Alps. If you’re traveling to Oban, you will confront the ruins of Kilchum Castle. In addition, since the train passes nearby the caverns of Hollow hill and achieve River Awe, you will recognize the setting of Sir Walter Scott’s short story “The Highland Widow”.
The trip between Glasgow and Mallaig, is a 5 hour and 13 moment journey this is certainly enjoyable through the whole time. Features include views of palace damages, bridges to cross and places associated with UK’s highest hill, the huge Ben Nevis, that is over 1, 340 yards high. Another familiar location is Corrour, the mainline place which starred in the movie ‘Trainspotting’. These are preferred film area, you'll enjoy crossing the famous Glenfinnan Viaduct through the Harry Potter movies. Besides, your BritRail Scottish Highlands Pass includes passageway regarding the ferry crossings from Oban into the Isle of Mull and from Mallaig towards the Isle of Skye.
The journey involving the city of Inverness plus the peaceful port of Kyle of Lochalsh in the North Highland Line is about 2 time and half an hour and features views of mountains, rivers and ponds. Inverness is located a brief length from Loch Ness, the notorious home of the celebrated Loch Ness beast. From Inverness, you'll happen to be Thurso, where Scotland’s many north railway place is found.
The BritRail Scottish Highlands Pass is valid for an overall total of 4 vacation times within 8 times, gives you the possiblity to stay instantaneously within preferred places before hopping on the next train and includes travel on the following rail lines:
▪ Glasgow – Oban/Fort William/Mallaig
▪ Inverness – Kyle of Lochalsh
▪ Inverness – Wick/Thurso
▪ Inverness – Abderdeen
▪ Inverness – Aviemore
Regarding next advisor outlines:
▪ Oban/FortWilliam – Inverness (Scottish Citylin/West Coast Motors)
▪ Thurso – Scrabster (Stage coach within the Highlands)
On following Caledonian MacBrayne Ferry routes:
▪ Oban – Mull
▪ Mallaig – Skye
Plus, receive discounts on select rail, ferry and coach services:
Get a 10percent rebate on a complete stardard fare when it comes to Strathspey Steam Railway together with Keith & Dufftown Railway.
Travel aboard Northlink Ferries and receive a 20per cent discount on Seated Standard fares bought on the day of cruising on the next channels:
▪ Scrabster – Stromness
▪ Aberdeen – Lerwick
▪ Aberdeen – Kirkwall – Lerwick
Get a 10% rebate on solitary and Day Return fares with D&E Coaches with this path: