There are 4 ways to get from Dunoon to Oban by bus, ferry, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Dunoon, Ferry Terminal (Dunoon Ferry Terminal) to Cairndow, Lochfyne Oyster Bar 486
  2. Take the bus from Cairndow, Lochfyne Oyster Bar to Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3) 976

$18 - $25

3 alternative options

Ferry, train  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the ferry from Dunoon Ferry Terminal to Gourock Ferry Terminal Cm1
  2. Take the train from Gourock to Glasgow Central
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban

$47 - $57

Taxi  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dunoon to Oban 77 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Dunoon to Oban 77 miles

$16 - $24

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dunoon to Oban is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dunoon to Oban is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 1 h 41 min.

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The distance between Dunoon and Oban is 39 miles. The road distance is 77 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 18 min to get from Dunoon to Oban, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dunoon to Oban station. However, there are services departing from Dunoon, Ferry Terminal (Dunoon Ferry Terminal) and arriving at Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3) via Cairndow, Lochfyne Oyster Bar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 18 min.

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

You can take a bus from Dunoon to Oban via Cairndow, Lochfyne Oyster Bar in around 3 h 18 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Gourock to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $12
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $35
Bus operators
West Coast Motors
Phone
01586 552319
Email
enquiries@westcoastmotors.co.uk
Website
westcoastmotors.co.uk
Bus from Dunoon, Ferry Terminal (Dunoon Ferry Terminal) to Cairndow, Lochfyne Oyster Bar
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
westcoastmotors.co.uk
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Cairndow, Lochfyne Oyster Bar to Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3)
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Ferry operators
Argyll Ferries
Phone
0800 066 5000
Email
info@argyllferries.co.uk
Website
argyllferries.co.uk
Ferry from Dunoon Ferry Terminal to Gourock Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
argyllferries.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Dunoon to Oban
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170

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