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Duration 16h 24m
Distance 215.5 miles
Average price £208
Frequency 3/day

Trip overview

The average train between Oban and Thurso takes 16h 24m and the fastest train takes 12h 28m. The train service runs several times per day from Oban to Thurso. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. Oban
  2. Glasgow Queen Street
  3. Perth
  4. Inverness
  5. Thurso
12h 54m
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£78 - £305

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No, there is no direct train from Oban to Thurso. However, there are services departing from Oban and arriving at Thurso via Glasgow Queen Street, Perth and Inverness. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 54m.

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The distance between Oban and Thurso is 168 miles. The road distance is 215.5 miles.

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

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

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What companies run services between Oban and Thurso?

You can take a train from Oban to Thurso via Glasgow Queen Street, Perth, and Inverness in around 12h 54m.
Train operators
ScotRail
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£20 - £60
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Oban to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£20 - £60
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£20 - £29
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£45 - £60
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Perth
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£13 - £19
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£30 - £40
Train from Perth to Inverness
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£24 - £75
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£24 - £35
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£55 - £75
Train from Inverness to Thurso
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£30 - £95
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£75 - £95

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