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Coronavirus Update on Transport

We have provided a document with further transport details during the Coronavirus restrictions.  More info is available here.  


See further down this page for the bus services and companies which operate in and through Lochaber.   Follow the links and go directly to their websites.   

Also, Traveline Scotland gives Scotland-wide public transport information.  This is very useful, for instance, to plan any public transport journey in Scotland or, you can find the next departure time from a particular bus stop.  For website click here or phone 0871 200 22 33.

If you need urgent or up to the minute information on roads/travel check the Traffic Scotland website.  Click here where you’ll get ‘Real time and Future Traffic Information for Scotland’.    Click headings on left side under Traffic Information including, Current Incidents or Roadworks.    Also on the left is ‘Variable Message Signs’ which gives current information on each electronic sign around the country.     

If there are unexpected delays or road closures in Lochaber you can tune into Nevis Radio who receive current information.   They can be found on FM 96.6 in the Fort William area, FM 102.3 in Skye & Mallaig, 102.4 around Loch Leven and FM 97 in Glencoe.   You can also go to their website and listen on line, for link click here.     




Scottish CityLink Bus Routes

Fort William - Fort Augustus – Inverness 

Glasgow – Fort William – Isle of Skye
Oban – Fort William – Inverness
Edinburgh – Fort William - Skye
For more information please click here





Sheil BusesShiel Buses Bus Routes

Acharacle - Fort William via Lochailort
Mallaig Local Services
Roshven – Strontian
Treslaig – Fort Willaim
Mallaig - Fort William
Drimnin & Lochaline - Fort William
Kilchoan – FortWilliam (via Corran Ferry)   
For more information please click here or contact Shiel Buses, 01967 431 272 or 01397 700700


West Coast Motors

Oban – Fort William

For more information please click here



Stagecoach do not operate in Lochaber.  For more information on their services please click here