The Jacobite Steam Train
from Fort William to Mallaig on the West Highland Line

Jacobite steam train
Jacobite steam train crossing Glenfinnan viaduct
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Please note it's not yet clear whether the train will be able to operate in 2024. You can read a statement by West Coast Railways (December 2023).

During the summer you can take The Jacobite steam train from Fort William past Ben Nevis, over the Glenfinnan Viaduct and along the Road to the Isles all the way to the fishing port of Mallaig. It usually stops for a while at the Glenfinnan Station Museum.

Morning Service - departs Fort William 10.15am
Daily from 28 March to 25 October 2024

Afternoon Service - departs Fort William 12.50pm (except on Saturdays when there is a later deparature time to be confirmed)
Daily from 6 May to 27 September 2024

Click here for prices & online booking

Hot and cold drinks and cold snacks are available on the train, plus train souvenirs.

Tickets must be purchased in advance from the train operator. The Jacobite Steam Train is operated by the West Coast Railway Company in Lancashire (England). To book tickets, please telephone: 0333 996 6720 or book online.

You can stay and dine at Glenfinnan Station

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Visit the Road to the Isles in Scotland