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There are 3 ways to get from Buchanan bus Station to Oban by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  3h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Oban, Station Road 976 / ...

£18 - £26

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Train  •  3h 13m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban

£20 - £60

Drive  •  1h 57m

  1. Drive from Buchanan bus Station to Oban 91.5 miles

£13 - £20

Buchanan bus Station to Oban by bus

The bus journey time between Buchanan bus Station and Oban is around 3h 4m and covers a distance of around 98 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 3h 4m. Operated by Scottish Citylink, the Buchanan bus Station to Oban bus service departs from Buchanan Bus Station and arrives in Oban, Station Road. Typically 28 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
3h 4m
Fastest bus time:
3h 4m
Buses per week:
28
Cheapest price:
£18
Carbon emissions:
19 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
08:30
Last bus departs at:
18:05

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Buchanan bus Station to Oban bus schedules

Buchanan bus Station → Oban
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The most affordable way to get from Buchanan bus Station to Oban is to drive, which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Buchanan bus Station to Oban is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1h 57m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Buchanan Bus Station station and arriving at Oban, Station Road station. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 4m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Glasgow Queen Street and arriving at Oban. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 5m.

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The distance between Buchanan bus Station and Oban is 61 miles. The road distance is 91.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Buchanan bus Station to Oban without a car is to bus which takes 3h 4m and costs £18 - £26.

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The bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Oban, Station Road takes 3h 4m including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Buchanan bus Station to Oban bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Buchanan Bus Station.

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Buchanan bus Station to Oban train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Glasgow Queen Street station.

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The best way to get from Buchanan bus Station to Oban is to bus which takes 3h 4m and costs £18 - £26. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £20 - £60 and takes 3h 13m.

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  • Distance: 60.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 4m

What companies run services between Buchanan bus Station, Scotland and Oban, Argyll and Bute, Scotland?

Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Oban, Station Road 4 times a day. Tickets cost £18 - £26 and the journey takes 3h 4m. Alternatively, First ScotRail Service operates a train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban 4 times a day. Tickets cost £20 - £60 and the journey takes 3h 5m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£20 - £60
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£20 - £29
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£45 - £60
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Oban, Station Road
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£18 - £26
Website
Scottish Citylink

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Buchanan bus Station to Oban bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Oban, Station Road.

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Buchanan bus Station to Oban train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Oban station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Buchanan bus Station to Oban is 92 miles. It takes approximately 1h 57m to drive from Buchanan bus Station to Oban.

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