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Edinburgh to Fort William drive

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Edinburgh to Fort William road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Edinburgh to Fort William. If you're planning a road trip to Fort William, you can research locations to stop along the way. Make sure you check road conditions to double check the weather. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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10:00 am  start in Edinburgh
drive for about 1.5 hours

11:24 am  Dundee
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:24 pm
drive for about 32 minutes

12:56 pm  Perth (Scotland)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:56 pm
drive for about 37 minutes

2:33 pm  Kenmore (Scotland)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:33 pm
drive for about 1 hour

4:38 pm  Fort Augustus
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 5:38 pm
drive for about 42 minutes

6:20 pm  Ben Nevis Peak
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 7:20 pm
drive for about 10 minutes

7:29 pm  arrive in Fort William

driving ≈ 4.5 hours

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Where should I stop along the way?

Dundee  (3 answers)

Perth (Scotland)  (4 answers)

Kenmore (Scotland)  (2 answers)

Fort Augustus  (6 answers)

Ben Nevis Peak  (3 mentions)

What are some things to do in Fort William?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:

Ben Nevis Peak  (3 mentions)

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

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Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Fort William to Edinburgh drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

Looking for ideas for more destinations within driving distance of Edinburgh? Try searching for places within 3 hours of Edinburgh.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Edinburgh to Fort William. Or get a full Edinburgh to Fort William flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend.

And if you know Edinburgh well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Edinburgh!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 132 miles
driving time of 3 hours
2 Edinburgh travel answers
3 Dundee travel answers
4 Perth (Scotland) travel answers
2 Kenmore (Scotland) travel answers
6 Fort Augustus travel answers
14 Fort William travel answers


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