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There are 11 ways to get from Cambridge to Oban by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Edinburgh
  3. Take the train from Edinburgh to Oban

$112 - $180

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Bus  •  13 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge, Castle Street to Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway X5
  2. Take the bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Glasgow
  3. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Oban, Station Road 976

$63 - $80

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Bus, train  •  12 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge, Parkside to Central station X5
  2. Take the train from Milton Keynes Central to Glasgow Central
  3. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Oban, Station Road 976

$237 - $371

Drive  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Cambridge to Oban 449.3 miles

$95 - $140

Fly London Stansted to Glasgow, train  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Glasgow (GLA) STN - GLA
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban

$66 - $199

Fly London Stansted to Edinburgh, train  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Edinburgh (EDI) STN - EDI
  2. Take the train from Polmont to Oban

$70 - $216

Train to London City, fly to Glasgow, train  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Glasgow (GLA) LCY - GLA
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban

$134 - $376

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Glasgow, train  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Glasgow (GLA) LHR - GLA
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban

$152 - $351

Train to London Luton, fly to Glasgow, train  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Hitchin
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Glasgow (GLA) LTN - GLA
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban

$81 - $206

Train to London Luton, fly to Edinburgh, train  •  9 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Hitchin
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Edinburgh (EDI) LTN - EDI
  3. Take the train from Polmont to Oban

$89 - $213

Train to East Midlands, fly to Glasgow, train  •  10 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Leicester
  2. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Glasgow (GLA) EMA - GLA
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban

$137 - $312

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The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Oban is to bus which costs £45 - £65 and takes 13 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cambridge to Oban is to fly and train which costs £50 - £160 and takes 7 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cambridge to Oban station. However, there are services departing from Cambridge, Castle Street and arriving at Oban, Station Road via Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 and Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 47 min.

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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 and Edinburgh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 10 min.

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The distance between Cambridge and Oban is 370 miles. The road distance is 449.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Oban without a car is to train which takes 10 h 10 min and costs £85 - £140.

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It takes approximately 10 h 10 min to get from Cambridge to Oban, including transfers.

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Cambridge to Oban bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Bedford, depart from Cambridge, Castle Street station.

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

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Oban is to train which takes 10 h 10 min and costs £85 - £140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £45 - £65 and takes 13 h 47 min.

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Map of how to get from Cambridge to Oban.
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  • Distance: 370.2 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 10 min

What companies run services between Cambridge, England and Oban, Argyll and Bute, Scotland?

You can take a train from Cambridge to Oban via Peterborough and Edinburgh in around 10 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cambridge to Oban via Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 and Buchanan Bus Station in around 13 h 47 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Stansted to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from East Midlands to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from East Midlands to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cambridge to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $35
Train from Cambridge to Leicester
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
Grand Central
Phone
+44 345 603 4852
Email
customer.services@grandcentralrail.com
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Train from Cambridge to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Advanced Single
$11 - $15
Anytime Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $35
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Oban
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $50
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $35
Train from Polmont to Oban
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $40
Virgin West Coast Trains
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Train from Cambridge to Hitchin
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to Hitchin
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cambridge, Parkside to Central station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford
Bus from Cambridge, Castle Street to Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford
Scottish Citylink
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
National Express

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The quickest flight from London Stansted Airport to Glasgow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Cambridge to Oban is 449 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 44 min to drive from Cambridge to Oban.

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easyJet offers flights from London Stansted Airport to Glasgow Airport.

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There are 282+ hotels available in Oban. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to London Stansted Airport is to train which takes 29 min and costs £9 - £35.

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