West Highland Way

Travel Information

Detailed Travel Information for the West Highland Way will be supplied in your Information Pack, but the following may help with your planning.

Arriving into Scotland

By Air:
Nearest International Airports: Glasgow International and Glasgow Prestwick.
An airport shuttle bus operates to Glasgow city centre (journey time 25 minutes).
A train service operates between Glasgow Prestwick Airport and Glasgow city centre (journey time 45 minutes).

By Rail:
Nearest Railway Station: Glasgow Central Station and Glasgow Queen Street Station.
The journey from London Euston to Glasgow Central Station takes approximately 5 hours 30 minutes.  Frequent services operate on the West Coast Mainline to Glasgow.

By Road:
If you plan to travel by car it is usually possible to leave it at the Guest House or Hotel at the start or end of your walk, for the duration of your holiday. We can check this for you when your booking is confirmed.

Getting to Milngavie

First Scotrail operate train services to Milngavie and to other destinations around the country. Trains run regularly from Glasgow Queen Street and Glasgow Central Stations throughout the day. There are usually 2 services per hour (journey time approx 25 minutes).

Returning from Fort William

By Rail:
There are regular train services to Glasgow and Edinburgh. There are usually 3 services per day and 1 on a Sunday (journey time 3 hours 45minutes).

By Bus:
There are regular Citylink bus services to Inverness (2 hours), Glasgow (3 hours) or Edinburgh (4hours 30 minutes).

Taxi Service:

If you would rather travel to Milngavie and return from Fort William by taxi, then we'd be delighted to provide you with the contact details of taxi companies who offer this service.

Car Hire
If you wish to extend your walking holiday we would be delighted to arrange car hire for you. We offer great value, fully inclusive rates and ensure we arrange the right car to suit your needs. The rates we obtain are fully inclusive with no hidden extras, and we can arrange one way hires if you are flying into one airport and returning from another.

Train Tickets
Great savings can be made by buying your train tickets in advance through theTrainline website at
www.thetrainline.com. Although tickets can only be mailed to a UK address, overseas customers can still order tickets in advance and collect them from a Fast Ticket machine in the UK. Fast Ticket machines are located in most mainline railway stations.