Duration 11h 23m
Distance 449.1 miles
Average price £131
Frequency 4/day

Trip overview

The average train between Cambridge and Oban takes 11h 23m and the fastest train takes 9h 24m. The train service runs several times per day from Cambridge to Oban. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Cambridge
  2. Peterborough
  3. Edinburgh
  4. Glasgow Queen Street
  5. Oban
10h 42m
Bookable on Rome2rio
£72 - £170

Cambridge to Oban train times

Trains run four times a day between Cambridge and Oban. The service departs Cambridge at 19:01 in the evening, which arrives into Oban at 11:27. All services require a transfer, and take on average 11h 23m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Cambridge to Oban. However, there are services departing from Cambridge and arriving at Oban via Peterborough, Edinburgh and Glasgow Queen Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 42m.

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The distance between Cambridge and Oban is 370 miles. The road distance is 449.1 miles.

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Cambridge to Oban train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Cambridge station.

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Cambridge to Oban train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Oban station.

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There are 375+ hotels available in Oban. Prices start at £75 per night.

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