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There are 4 ways to get from Cupar to Oban by train, bus or car

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Train  •  5h 51m

  1. Take the train from Cupar to Haymarket
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Oban

£38 - £203

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Bus  •  6h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Cupar, Railway Station to Buchanan Bus Station X24
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Oban, Station Road 976

£30 - £42

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  6h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Cupar, Railway Station to Buchanan Bus Station X24
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban

£32 - £76

Drive  •  2h 23m

  1. Drive from Cupar to Oban 115.8 miles

£17 - £26

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The most affordable way to get from Cupar to Oban is to drive, which costs £17 - £26 and takes 2h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Cupar to Oban is to drive which costs £17 - £26 and takes 2h 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cupar station to Oban station. However, there are services departing from Cupar, Railway Station and arriving at Oban, Station Road via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 28m.

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No, there is no direct train from Cupar to Oban. However, there are services departing from Cupar and arriving at Oban via Haymarket. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 51m.

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The distance between Cupar and Oban is 95 miles. The road distance is 115.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Cupar to Oban without a car is to train which takes 5h 51m and costs £35 - £210.

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It takes approximately 5h 51m to get from Cupar to Oban, including transfers.

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Cupar to Oban bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, depart from Cupar, Railway Station.

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

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The best way to get from Cupar to Oban is to train which takes 5h 51m and costs £35 - £210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £45 and takes 6h 28m.

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  • Distance: 95 miles
  • Duration: 5h 51m

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

You can take a train from Cupar to Oban via Haymarket in around 5h 51m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cupar to Oban via Buchanan Bus Station in around 6h 28m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Cupar to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £27
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£9 - £14
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£21 - £27
Train from Haymarket to Oban
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£28 - £90
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£28 - £45
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£65 - £90
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£20 - £60
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£20 - £29
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£45 - £60
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cupar, Railway Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £17
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
£18 - £26
Website
Scottish Citylink

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Cupar to Oban is 116 miles. It takes approximately 2h 23m to drive from Cupar to Oban.

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