Jacobite Steam Train, Fort William

4.0
Travel on the same train Harry Potter boarded for Hogwarts on Jacobite Steam Train. The train runs 25.5 km (41 mi), passing through gorgeous landscapes alongside Loch Eil, Glenfinnan Viaduct, and Arisaig. The route was opened exclusively for visitors wishing to view the scenery in the region. Prior to the train, the area was almost inaccessible to tourists. Pulled by a steam locomotive, the train whistles through the Scottish countryside daily, with trains departing from Mallaig and Fort Williams. Add Jacobite Steam Train and other attractions to your Fort William trip itinerary using our Fort William trip itinerary planning app.
Create an itinerary including Jacobite Steam Train
map
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors
Jacobite Steam Train Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5
3,781 reviews
Google
4.5
TripAdvisor
  • This trip on the Jacobite train from Fort William to Mailaig was so much fun. We splurged and got tickets for the first class coach and the experience was worth every penny. We were waited on hand...  more »
  • This was just a magical experience! The Jacobite Steam Train is a must do for any trip to Scotland, even if you’re not a railway or Harry Potter fan! A full day out with a comfortable journey through....  more »
Google
  • One of the Best day trip if you visiting fort William don't miss the train journey. We loved it and made unforgettable memories
  • Great train ride to Mallaig and back again. Highly recommend and also book your tickets as the train is always booked out. First class tickets are booked out 8 months or more from travel date.
Places to stay near Jacobite Steam Train

Plan your trip to Fort William

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in Fort William

See all ›
4.5
Duration:2 h 30 min
4.9
Duration:2 h
4.7
Duration:1 h 30 min
4.3
Duration:2 h

Side trips from Fort William

4.2
Duration:8 h
4.9
Duration:2 h
4.8
Duration:2 h
4.5
Duration:1 h 30 min

Hidden gems in Fort William

5.0
Duration:8 h
4.6
Duration:2 h
4.7
Duration:2 h
4.1
Duration:2 h

Nearby attractions in Fort William

Nature in Fort William

3.2
Duration:2 h
2.2
Duration:1 h 30 min

Wildlife in Fort William

4.5
Duration:2 h