There are 5 ways to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Oban by bus, train or car

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Bus Scottish Citylink  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station Air
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3) 976 / ...

$31 - $44

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Bus Fishers Tours of Dundee  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Halbeath, Kingdom Services to Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3) 266

$43

Bus, train  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station Air
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban

$38 - $49

Train  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Haymarket to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban

$44 - $59

Drive  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Oban 117.4 miles

$25 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Oban is to drive which costs £19 - £28 and takes 2 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Oban is to drive which costs £19 - £28 and takes 2 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Oban station. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh Airport, Airport and arriving at Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3) via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 52 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) and Oban is 88 miles. The road distance is 117.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Oban without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 52 min and costs £23 - £35.

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It takes approximately 4 h 52 min to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Oban, including transfers.

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Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Oban bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Edinburgh Airport, Airport station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Oban is to bus which takes 4 h 52 min and costs £23 - £35. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £30 - £45 and takes 5 h 30 min.

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Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Oban bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3).

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Oban is 117 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 18 min to drive from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Oban.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Oban.
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  • Distance: 87.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 52 min

What companies run services between Edinburgh Airport (EDI), Scotland and Oban, Argyll and Bute, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Oban via Buchanan Bus Station in around 4 h 52 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Oban via Haymarket (Edinburgh Trams), Haymarket, and Glasgow Queen Street in around 5 h 30 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
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $35
Train from Haymarket to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $18
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
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
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
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Halbeath, Kingdom Services to Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3)
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
fisherstours.co.uk

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