Jacobite Steam Train Tours

Departing from Edinburgh and Inverness

The World's Greatest Railway Journey

Discover our coach tours departing from Edinburgh and Inverness, featuring an unforgettable journey on the Jacobite Steam Train. Operated by West Coast Railways, the Jacobite Steam Train, famously known as the 'Hogwarts Express' from the Harry Potter films, offers a scenic adventure across the 21 arches of the stunning Glenfinnan Viaduct. Secure your Jacobite Steam Train tickets for an unparalleled experience of the breath-taking Scottish west coast!

Tours with Jacobite Steam Train Tickets

1 day From $299.00USD Image description

Harry Potter Train & The Scenic Highlands

Inverness Departure

Jacobite Steam Train ride, Glenfinnan, fishing village Mallaig, and Fort Augustus.

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1 day From $299.00USD Image description

Scottish Highlands & Jacobite Steam Train

Edinburgh Departure

Ride the "Hogwarts Express", see Glen Coe, Glenfinnan, and the Highlands.

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2 days Accommodation included From $489.00USD Image description

Glen Coe, Loch Ness & The Jacobite Steam Train

Edinburgh Departure

The perfect 2-day retreat to the Highlands covering many of Scotland’s iconic sights.

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3 days Accommodation included From $715.00USD Image description

Isle of Skye, Loch Ness & The West Highlands

Inverness Departure

Romantic castles, cascading waterfalls, famous Fairy Pools, with optional Jacobite Steam Train.

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6 days Accommodation included From $1739.00USD Image description

Isle of Skye & Outer Hebrides

Edinburgh Departure

Highlands & Islands; world-famous Loch Ness to remote corners of Lewis, Harris and Skye.

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8 days Accommodation included From $2235.00USD Image description

Isle of Skye, Orkney & North Coast 500

Edinburgh Departure

The entire package; remote Orkney, famous North Coast 500, and magical Skye.

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Is the Jacobite Steam Train featured in the Harry Potter movies?

Yes! The steam engine and carriages that portray the iconic 'Hogwarts Express' were provided by West Coast Railways, operators of the Jacobite Steam Train. You can catch glimpses of them in beloved Harry Potter films like The Philosopher's Stone.

What filming locations will I see during the train ride?

During your train ride, you will pass by a number of iconic Harry Potter filming locations:

Glenfinnan Viaduct: Fans will recognise the viaduct's stunning arches against the dramatic Highland backdrop from the second film, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.

Loch Shiel: Also known as Hogwarts Lake, or Great Lake, Loch Shiel featured as the majestic outdoor area of the school campus in the movies.

Eilean Na Moine: Located on the picturesque Loch Eilt, Eilean Na Moine is wee island that is famously known as Dumbledore's grave featuring in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.

Are Jacobite Steam Train tickets always included in the tour price?

Unless otherwise specified in our inclusions, Jacobite Steam Train tickets are not included. We offer various tours where you have the option to include the Jacobite Steam Train experience at an extra cost.

How long is the Jacobite Steam Train journey?

The Jacobite Steam Train ride lasts approximately 2 hours, providing ample time to enjoy the views of Scotland's stunning west coast between Mallaig and Fort William.

What ticket class do you use?

All our Jacobite Steam Train tickets are standard class. Upgrades are not available.

Can I choose my own seat?

Your seats for the Jacobite Steam Train are pre-assigned, ensuring that groups can sit together comfortably. If you and your travel companion(s) have booked separately and wish to sit together, please inform us at least 24 hours before tour departure.

Are there toilets on the Jacobite Steam Train?

Yes, there are toilets situated at each end of the train carriages.

What happens once I get off the train?

Your tour guide will meet you at the train station (either Mallaig or Fort William, depending on the tour) and assist your group in returning to the coach to resume your journey.