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Train Information between Glasgow and Oban

distanceDistance60 miles (96 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 4 min
priceAverage train ticket price£30 (€34)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesScotrail

Trains from Glasgow to Oban cover the 60 miles (96 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 4 min with our travel partners like Scotrail. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £30, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £30. Travellers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Oban.

Trains from Glasgow to Oban

It's incredibly simple to make the trip from Glasgow to Oban by train. Depending on the time of day, direct services depart Glasgow every two hours, with all services running direct to Oban railway station. Total journey time is approximately 3 hours 7 minutes, with convenient connections to Oban Ferry Port for passengers looking to venture further afield to the Hebrides.

Which train companies go from Glasgow to Oban?

All direct rail services departing Glasgow bound for Olban are operated by ScotRail.

How long is the train from Glasgow to Oban?

The first direct train from Glasgow to Oban departs Glasgow Queen Street station at 05:20 a.m. The final service from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban leaves at 6:21 p.m. Those who wish to travel outside of these hours should be advised that there are no sleeper services available for this route. Connections between the two stations may be made outside of these hours, although bus transfers will be necessary. A dozen trains leave Glasgow toward Oban each day, with a higher frequency of departures during peak hours. During the late morning and early afternoon, a service departs at least once every two hours.

What facilities are available on trains from Glasgow to Oban?

Trains from Glasgow to Oban operated by ScotRail are fully accessible, allowing easy access for passengers with mobility issues and other disabilities. All passengers of ScotRail services on this route can also benefit from complimentary wireless internet access. While passengers can board ScotRail trains with pets, it's advised that animal owners refer to the latest government legislation regarding which containers must be used to certain animals in public spaces, and which dog breeds are required to wear certain restraints by law. Hungry passengers also benefit from a catering trolley service, with a range of soft drinks, refreshments and alcoholic beverages sold on-board. Certain trains may have a separate dining cart. Passengers are forewarned that alcohol cannot be sold on this service before 10:00 a.m.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Glasgow to Oban?

Departure Station: Trains from Glasgow depart Glasgow Queen Street, the main train station for the city. Queen Street is located within easy reach of major Glasgow landmarks and attractions, with excellent transport links connecting it to the outlying suburbs.

Arrival Station: This service finally arrives at Oban railway station, a terminal on the West Highland Line. The railway station is located slightly north of the town centre, making it ideal for those looking to make transfers to the adjacent ferry terminal by foot.

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Trains from Glasgow to Oban
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FAQs
How much do cheap train tickets from Glasgow to Oban cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Oban from Glasgow for as low as £30  for the next 7 days.
How much does the train from Glasgow to Oban cost on average?
If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this route in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Glasgow to Oban train prices are on average £31  one way.
What is the distance between Glasgow and Oban by train?
The Glasgow to Oban train distance is approximately 60 miles (96 km).
How long is the train to Oban from Glasgow?
The train time from Glasgow to Oban is on average 3 h 4 min  for the 60 miles (96 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Oban from Glasgow by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Glasgow and arrival train station in Oban?

Omio customers book a train from Glasgow Central   to Oban   most frequently for this route.

Where do I find the Glasgow train station to Oban? Where is the Oban train station?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Glasgow Central, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Glasgow. The most popular arrival train station in Oban, called Oban, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city centre.

Which train providers can get me from Glasgow to Oban?
When taking a train from Glasgow to Oban, you can count on Scotrail for the best way to get you to Oban. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Oban from Glasgow and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Is there a direct train between Glasgow and Oban?
Yes, you can search for direct trains from Glasgow to Oban on Omio with Scotrail, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase your train ticket.
What time is the earliest train from Glasgow to Oban? What time is the last train from Glasgow to Oban?
You can take the first train from Glasgow to Oban at 07: 23   or take the last train from Glasgow to Oban leaving at 09: 34. Look for the latest Glasgow Oban train timetable on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
How far in advance should I buy train tickets from Glasgow to Oban for the best deals?
If you purchase Glasgow to Oban train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £31. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Glasgow to Oban. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Glasgow
Oban
Glasgow Central
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines Argyle