Bus and Coach Hire Services

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Shiel BusesShiel Buses is a local family owned business in the Scottish Highlands celebrating over 40 successful years in business, providing bus and coach hire services throughout the West Lochaber area in Scotland and beyond.

Operating a fleet of 45 vehicles ranging in size from 16 seater luxury mini–coaches to 49 seater luxury coaches and the majority of which are DDA Compliant and wheelchair accessible. The business operation provides school and service contracts operating between Fort William and the Mallaig, Morvern and Ardnamurchan Peninsulas, Kinlochleven, Roy Bridge, Spean Bridge, Fort William town area. Private Coach Hire and individual coach and bus tours are also undertaken with a wealth of experience.


For further information on any of our services for Shiel Buses please contact us at Fort William on 01397 700 700, Acharacle on 01967 431 272 or email us at info@shielbuses.co.uk

Latest Updates to Timetable

N44 - Kinlochleven - Fort William Service - Please note, new timetable commencing 19th November 2018. 

145, 146,147, 148 & 149 School services to Lochaber High School and Lundavra Primary - Please note - timetable alterations commencing 19th November 2018. 

N41 - Roy Bridge/Spean Bridge - Fort William - Please note, new timetable commencing 21st November 2018.

N43 - Gairlochy - Achnacarry - Fort William - Please not timetable alterations commencing 21st November 2018.


Shiel Buses do not take bookings for services, however, you can pre-book tickets for the 500 Mallaig to Fort William and N19 Fort William to Inverness through www.citylink.co.uk We would advise any passengers wishing to travel on these services from April to October to pre-book to ensure a seat.