How to get to Oban from Aberdeen

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Travel Information from Aberdeen to Oban

distanceDistance136 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or coach
priceTicket price range£55 - £56
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £55 • 6 h 32 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £56 • 5 h 53 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus or ScotRail

Travel 136 miles by train or coach between Aberdeen and Oban. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are FlixBus or ScotRail among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Aberdeen to Oban.

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from Aberdeen to Oban

How to get to Oban from Aberdeen by train, bus, flight or ferry.

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The best way to travel from Aberdeen to Oban is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel on ScotRail travel between Aberdeen and Oban at great prices. Omio finds you travel times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

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.

    FAQs: Aberdeen to Oban

    FAQs: Travel 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 Aberdeen to Oban.

    There are 2 travel options from Aberdeen to Oban. You can take a train or coach.

    The cheapest way to get from Aberdeen to Oban is by taking a coach with average ticket prices of £55 compared to other travel options to Oban:

    Taking a coach costs £2 less than taking a train, which costs on average £56 for the same trip.

    The fastest way to get to Oban from Aberdeen is by train with an average travel time of 5 h 53 min.

    Other travel options to Oban take longer:

    Getting to Oban by coach takes 6 h 32 min on average.

    The distance from Aberdeen to Oban is approximately 136 miles.

    The average frequency per day from Aberdeen to Oban is:

    • 1 coach a day.
    • 7 trains per day.

    However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Oban from Aberdeen as scheduled services by train or coach can vary by season or day of the week.

    These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Aberdeen to Oban:

    • Coaches most often depart from Aberdeen at Aberdeen, International Airport and arrive in Oban at Oban.
    • Trains mostly leave from Aberdeen and tend to arrive in Oban.

    The following travel companies offer services from Aberdeen to Oban:

    • Travel with FlixBus to go to Oban by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find FlixBus Aberdeen to Oban tickets on Omio for £55.
    • ScotRail, East Coast or CrossCountry can get you to Oban by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with ScotRail from Aberdeen to Oban for £56 on Omio.

    Yes, there are direct routes from Aberdeen to Oban with the following travel companies:

    • You can book a direct coach with.
    • You can travel directly by train with.

    Direct services to Oban tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

    Your journey from Aberdeen to Oban doesn't have to end in Oban. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Glasgow, Edinburgh, Fort William, Paisley or Inverness. If you’d like to add Glasgow, Edinburgh, Fort William, Paisley or Inverness to your Aberdeen to Oban trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Oban today!

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