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

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Train via Edinburgh  •  10 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Edinburgh
  3. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  4. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban

$128 - $185

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Fly London Stansted to Glasgow, bus  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Glasgow (GLA) STN - GLA
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3)

$49 - $184

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Train  •  11 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Glasgow Central
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban

$123 - $179

Train, bus  •  13 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Leicester
  2. Take the train from Leicester to Derby
  3. Take the train from Derby to Glasgow Central
  4. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3) 976 / ...

$221 - $345

Bus  •  14 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Glasgow National Express
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3) 976 / ...

$66 - $87

Drive  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Cambridge to Oban 449.3 miles

$95 - $140

Train to London City, fly to Glasgow, bus  •  7 h 6 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 bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3)

$117 - $359

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Glasgow, bus  •  7 h 41 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 bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3)

$112 - $298

Fly London Stansted to Edinburgh, bus, train  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Edinburgh (EDI) STN - EDI
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban

$69 - $206

Train to London Luton, fly to Glasgow, bus  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Hitchin
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Glasgow (GLA) LTN - GLA
  3. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3)

$64 - $190

Train, train to Southend, fly to Glasgow, bus  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Glasgow (GLA) SEN - GLA
  4. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3)

$147 - $479

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The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Oban is to bus which costs £50 - £70 and takes 14 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cambridge to Oban is to fly and bus which costs £35 - £140 and takes 6 h 14 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 (Magdalene Street) and arriving at Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3) via St Neots, Market Square (Stop D), Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 and Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 9 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, Edinburgh and Glasgow Queen Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 17 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 17 min and costs £95 - £150.

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It takes approximately 10 h 17 min to get from Cambridge to Oban, including transfers.

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Cambridge to Oban bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 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 17 min and costs £95 - £150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £50 - £70 and takes 14 h 9 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 17 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, Edinburgh, and Glasgow Queen Street in around 10 h 17 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cambridge to Oban via St Neots, Market Square (Stop D), Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway, Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14, Glasgow, and Buchanan Bus Station in around 14 h 9 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
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
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $190
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 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Southend to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Southend to Glasgow via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 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
$24 - $35
Train from Cambridge to Leicester
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
Train from Derby to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $210
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$80 - $120
Anytime Single
$130 - $210
Off-Peak Single
$150 - $220
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Peterborough to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$50 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $140
Train from Peterborough to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$55 - $85
1st Class
$100 - $160
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $19
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $35
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Leicester to Derby
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Train from Cambridge to Hitchin
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Cambridge to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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 (Bus Stance 3)
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3)
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
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 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com

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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 (Bus Stance 3).

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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 and Ryanair offer flights from London Stansted Airport to Glasgow Airport.

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Book your Cambridge to Oban train tickets online with Loco2, Loco2 and two other operators.

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There are 282+ hotels available in Oban. Prices start at $91 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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