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Duration 9h 13m
Distance 238.6 miles
Average price £116
Frequency 3/day

Trip overview

The average train between Oban and Kendal takes 9h 13m and the fastest train takes 5h 45m. The train service runs several times per day from Oban to Kendal. 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. Oban
  2. Glasgow Central
  3. Kendal
6h 17m
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£67 - £265

Oban to Kendal train times

Trains run three times a day between Oban and Kendal. The service departs Oban at 20:37 in the evening, which arrives into Kendal at 08:30. All services require a transfer, and take on average 9h 13m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Oban to Kendal. However, there are services departing from Oban and arriving at Kendal via Dalmuir, Glasgow Central and Oxenholme Lake District. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 17m.

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The distance between Oban and Kendal is 181 miles. The road distance is 238.6 miles.

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Oban to Kendal train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Oban station.

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Oban to Kendal train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at Oxenholme Lake District station.

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There are 1530+ hotels available in Kendal. Prices start at £75 per night.

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