Directions:

From Fort William:
Take the A82 (signposted for Inverness). At the small roundabout just after the Nevis Bank Hotel, turn left. Glenlochy Guest House is on your right. Turn sharp right after Glenlochy Guest House and immediately before the traffic lights. Carry on for 800 yards and turn right just before the Claggan Spar shop at the sign for Achintee. Carry on for one mile to the end of the road. The Ben Nevis Inn is on your right.

Alternatively, at the small roundabout just after the Nevis Bank Hotel, carry straight on into Glen Nevis and leave your car (if you have one) in the Glen Nevis Visitor Centre car park on your left. Cross the bridge and walk for five minutes towards the Ben Nevis mountain track. Cross the stile and turn left. Ben Nevis Inn is at the top of the short footpath.

From Inverness:
Driving towards Fort William town centre on the A82 you will pass the large Ben Nevis Hotel (formerly the Milton Hotel) on your right. Shortly after this is a set of traffic lights. Turn first left just after the lights, and carry on until you see the Spar shop at the sign for Achintee. Carry on for one mile to the end of the road. The Ben Nevis Inn is on your right.

Planning your journey

Useful links to help you plan your journey to Fort William and Ben Nevis

Planning to walk up the Ben? Make sure you are equipped with all the information you need

Travelling by car (see above for directions)

Travelling by bus

  • Scottish CityLink Coaches provide coach services all over Scotland
  • Stagecoach local bus service – look for the bus that takes you to Glen Nevis Visitor Centre, and from there we are a short walk over the River Nevis
  • National Express  for national coach timetables

Travelling by train

  • Caledonian Sleeper provide an overnight train service from London to Fort William
  • Scotrail train services from around Scotland into Fort William train station

Other useful links