There are 4 ways to get from East Kilbride to Oban by train, bus, ferry or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban

$34 - $46

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3) 976

$25 - $39

2 alternative options

Ferry  •  14 h 44 min

  1. Take the ferry from Greenock Custom House Quay Ferry Terminal to Oban North Pier Ferry Terminal Wav

Drive  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Drive from East Kilbride to Oban 105.3 miles

$22 - $35

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

ScotRail operates a train from East Kilbride to Oban 4 times a day. Tickets cost $29 - $40 and the journey takes 3 h 3 min. Alternatively, Scottish Citylink operates a bus from East Kilbride to Oban 4 times a day. Tickets cost $22 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h 56 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $40
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
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Ferry operators
Paddle Steamer Waverley
Phone
+44 845 130 4647
Email
info@waverleyexcursions.co.uk
Website
waverleyexcursions.co.uk
Ferry from Greenock Custom House Quay Ferry Terminal to Oban North Pier Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
waverleyexcursions.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from East Kilbride to Oban?

The distance between East Kilbride and Oban is 108 km. The road distance is 169 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from East Kilbride to Oban?

The cheapest way to get from East Kilbride to Oban is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 2 h 7 min.

What is the fastest way to get from East Kilbride to Oban?

The quickest way to get from East Kilbride to Oban is to drive which takes 2 h 7 min and costs £16 - £24.

Is there a direct train between East Kilbride and Oban?

No, there is no direct train from East Kilbride to Oban. However, there are services departing from East Kilbride and arriving at Oban via Glasgow Queen Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 42 min.

Is there a direct bus between East Kilbride and Oban?

No, there is no direct bus from East Kilbride to Oban. However, there are services departing from East Kilbride, Bus Station (shopping centre) and arriving at Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3) via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 53 min.

How long does it take to get from East Kilbride to Oban?

It takes approximately 4 h 42 min to get from East Kilbride to Oban, including transfers.