With the advent of the Channel Tunnel, Great Britain and Scotland can now be reached by rail. Quick and efficient rail services are available from many parts of England and Wales, which includes ScotRail's overnight Caledonian Sleeper service from London Euston to both Glasgow and Edinburgh.
While you are in the Loch Lomond area, why not join the West Highland Line for trains to Oban, Fort William and Mallaig, one of Scotland's most scenic railways
Connections to Balloch at the mouth of Loch Lomond are frequent. Trains to Balloch are available from Glasgow Queen Street (Low Level) and Glasgow Central (Low Level) stations.
For details and services, contact the National Railway Enquiry Bureau: 0845 748 4950
The West Highland Line
The West Highland Line runs from Glasgow to Oban, Fort William and Mallaig in the Highlands of Scotland.
The total length of the journey is 164 miles, with the West Highland Line running along Loch Lomond, Loch Long, Loch Etive, passing through the most breathtaking scenery in Scotland, including the wild and moody Rannoch Moor
Strathclyde Partnership for Transport
Information on public transport in Strathclyde/West Central Scotland including Glasgow, Paisley, Ayrshire, Argyll & Bute, Inverclyde and Lanarkshire.
Telephone Traveline Scotland for train and bus information on 0870 608 2608
Rail Europe Ltd
Book Eurostar and European rail travel tickets
British Columbia House, 1 Regent Street (Lower), London SW1Y 4XT
Tel: 0844 848 4064
British train information for non-UK residents
OTHER CONTACT NUMBERS
National Rail Enquires Tel: 0845 748 4950 www.nationalrail.co.uk
ScotRail Tel: 0344 811 0141 www.scotrail.co.uk
Caledonian Sleeper Tel: 0330 060 0500 www.sleeper.scot
Cross Country Trains Tel: 0844 811 0124 www.crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Eurostar Tel: 0843 218 6186 www.eurostar.com
Virgin Trains (East Coast) Tel: 0345 722 5333 www.virgintrainseastcoast.com
Virgin Trains (West Coast) Tel: 0871 977 4222 www.virgintrains.co.uk
Book online at www.thetrainline.com