Saturday, 2 May 2015

19/919: Inverness - Fort William


This route runs through one of the most sparsely-populated parts of the UK, but the amazing landscapes you can see from the bus make it a journey not to be missed! Buses run roughly every two hours Mon-Sat daytimes, with occasional journeys in the evenings and on Sundays. The route is operated jointly by Stagecoach and Citylink.


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Places served




Stagecoach 19 buses start from stance 2 and Citylink 919 coaches go from stance 6 at Inverness Bus Station:







Buses in both directions stop near the Post Office, buses to Inverness using this lay-by:

... and buses to Fort William using the lay-by over the road:





Buses to Inverness stop here on the A82:

...and buses to Fort William stop over the road where the dirt track from the village meets the main road:




For the village, buses stop on the A82 at the junction with the road that leads to the village:

Buses also stop right outside the Clansman Hotel, a bit further along the A82:




Buses to Inverness stop on the left and buses to Fort William on the right, outside the Post Office:







Buses in both directions use this stop in the car park:





Buses to Fort William stop right outside the hostel, buses to Inverness stop opposite on the A82:




Buses to Inverness stop on the left, buses to Fort William stop on the right outside Invermoriston Public Hall:





Buses in both directions stop in the lay-by outside the Tourist Information Centre on the A82:





Buses in both directions stop at the T-junction of the A82 and the A87, on the side of the junction towards Inverness and opposite the junction towards Fort William:

The village itself is a short walk away along the A87.





Buses to Fort William stop in the lay-by on the right and buses to Inverness stop at the bus shelter in the distance on the left on the A82:





Buses to Fort William stop on the right, to Inverness on the left on the A82:





Buses terminate at stances 5 and 6 of the bus station, which is sandwiched between the railway station and Morrisons supermarket:




Timetables

See the full timetable on the following websites:



Here are your links for live scheduled bus times from major stops towards Fort William:



...and back towards Inverness:




Fares

Stagecoach 19 run with buses and Citylink 919 run with coaches are treated as the same route for tickets, so return and day tickets bought on one are valid on the other.


There is no Dayrider ticket valid for the entire route, but the Inverness City Dayrider Zone 2 at £6.10 will get you as far as Drumnadrochit and the Zone 3 version at £11 is valid from Inverness as far as Fort Augustus.

From the other end, a Fort Dayrider at £3.40 is only valid for local journeys within Fort William as far as Torlundy.

For details of single and return tickets, look up the fare on Citylink's website or contact Stagecoach on 01463 233371.


If arriving by train, then the Plusbus add-on ticket can be used in Fort William on the 19 as far as Spean Bridge.


Connections

Look up bus connections on Traveline Scotland.

The 19/919 passes close to the following railway stations:




Alternatives

Between Inverness and Drumnadrochit, you can also use Stagecoach 17 and Citylink 917.

Between Fort William and Spean Bridge, you can also use Stagecoach 41 and 42, which also serve Glen Nevis, Nevis Range and Roy Bridge.


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All of the information in this post is correct at the time of writing, but please check the relevant links before travelling.


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