Fort William to Crewe by train

  • First train
    07:44
  • Last train
    19:50
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    7hr 13m
  • Distance
    449 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    3
  • Avg. journey time
    8hr 23m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Fort William to Crewe by train

Fast trains from Fort William to Crewe take around 7 hours and 13 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 449 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Fort William and Crewe.

1. Are there direct trains from Fort William to Crewe?

Journeys between Fort William and Crewe usually involve one change of train. We have found some direct departures on this route but these are less frequent than routes requiring a change.

We usually find around 3 departures on the route from Fort William to Crewe every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

2. How long is the train journey from Fort William to Crewe?

The Fort William to Crewe train travel time is normally about 7 hours and 13 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Fort William to Crewe train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Crewe is usually scheduled to depart Fort William around 07:44 and the last train is around 19:50. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Fort William around 07:44, and the last at 19:00.

When to book Fort William to Crewe train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Fort William to Crewe by train.

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Which train companies operate between Fort William and Crewe?

More than one train company operates on the route from Fort William to Crewe, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • ScotRail
  • Serco Caledonian Sleeper
  • UK Rail Connections
  • Virgin Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.