Glasgow to Oban train

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Cheap train tickets from Glasgow to Oban

Showing times and prices for 20 Jun

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Glasgow to Oban is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Scotrail
10:363h13
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
13:49Oban station (OBN)
£401One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
Scotrail
08:213h12
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
11:33Oban station (OBN)
£401One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
Scotrail
11:344h00
Glasgow Central (GLC)
15:34Oban station (OBN)
£401One-way
2 changes

Train timetableGlasgow to Oban

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 20 June
Scotrail
08:213h12
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
11:33Oban station (OBN)
0 changes
Scotrail
10:363h13
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
13:49Oban station (OBN)
0 changes
Scotrail
11:344h00
Glasgow Central (GLC)
15:34Oban station (OBN)
2 changes

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Train times from Glasgow to Oban

Showing times and prices for 20 Jun

Fastest Journey

3 h 12 m

Average

3 h 28 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

97 km

Of the 3 trains that leave Glasgow for Oban every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Scotrail
08:213h12
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
11:33Oban station (OBN)
£401One-way
0 changes
Scotrail
10:363h13
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
13:49Oban station (OBN)
£401One-way
0 changes
Scotrail
11:344h00
Glasgow Central (GLC)
15:34Oban station (OBN)
£401One-way
2 changes

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Overview: Train from Glasgow to Oban

distanceDistance60 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 3 min
priceAverage train ticket price£33 (€37)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersScotRail

Trains from Glasgow to Oban cover the 60 miles long journey taking on average 3 h 3 min with our travel partners like ScotRail. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £33, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £18. Travellers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Oban.

Train providers: ScotRail trains Glasgow to Oban

ScotRail trains will get you between Glasgow and Oban from £18. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Scotrail is a train operating company in Scotland, providing rail services throughout the country. It operates a wide range of services, from commuter trains to long-distance intercity services. The company operates a variety of train types, including the Class 380, Class 385, Class 156, Class 158 and Class 170. These trains offer a range of onboard facilities, such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and comfortable seating. Scotrail also offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Off-Peak, and Anytime tickets. The most popular routes for Scotrail include Glasgow to Edinburgh, Glasgow to Inverness, and Edinburgh to Aberdeen.

Glasgow to Oban train information with ScotRail:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 3 min
  • Cheapest Price: £18
  • ScotRail frequency: 5 a day

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.

FAQs: Glasgow to Oban train

FAQs: Travel by train from Glasgow to Oban easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Glasgow to Oban.
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Cheap train tickets from Glasgow to Oban can start from as little as £18 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Glasgow to Oban is £33; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Glasgow to Oban train time is 3 h 3 min   covering the 60 mile long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Glasgow to Oban leaves at 07: 21. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Glasgow to Oban leaves at 18: 23.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Glasgow to Oban without having to change trains with ScotRail. There are 5 direct trains from Glasgow to Oban each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
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 providers who offer a service from Glasgow to Oban and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 18: 23.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Glasgow Central, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Oban, located 0.9 miles (1.5 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Oban from Glasgow is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 3 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Glasgow to Oban by train is January.
Yes, you can take a train from Glasgow to Oban.

Important Stations and Airports in Glasgow and Oban

Glasgow
Oban
The major railway station for departures from Glasgow is Glasgow Central. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Glasgow Central for your trip from Glasgow to Oban.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 09: 15 - 21: 30
Public transport options for Glasgow Central
Bus lines: 6, 7, 18, 21, 75, 263, 267, 500 Airport Express
Train lines: West Coast Main Line, ScotRail, Avanti West Coast, LNER, TransPennine Express, CrossCountry, Caledonian Sleeper
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Bus pick up / drop off on Gordon St.
Glasgow Queen StreetWifiParkingAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for Glasgow Queen Street
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the bus stop on the bridge at Cathedral Street
Metro: Interchange station for SPT Subway
Glasgow Central or Glasgow Queen StreetAccessibility
Amenities at station
AccessibilityAccessibility
Glasgow Airport
Charing Cross (Glasgow)ShoppingParkingATMAccessibility
Amenities at station
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for Charing Cross (Glasgow)
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from Elmbank Gardens to the left of the station entrance
High Street (Glasgow)ShoppingParkingAccessibility
Amenities at station
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for High Street (Glasgow)
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off in front of the station on High Street
Queens Park (Glasgow)ParkingAccessibility
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for Queens Park (Glasgow)
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Victoria Road
Glasgow, Nithsdale Road
Glasgow, Telephone Exchange

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