There are 9 ways to get from Liverpool Airport (LPL) to Oban by train, bus, ferry, car or plane

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  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Warrington Bank Quay to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban

$168 - $277

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Liverpool Airport to Manchester
  2. Take the bus from Shudehill Interchange to Buchanan Bus Station M11
  3. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3) 976

$66 - $103

7 alternative options

Bus, ferry  •  21 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Kirkdale, Bank Hall Station to Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 40) X2
  2. Take the bus from Preston, Lancashire to Glasgow
  3. Take the ferry from Greenock Custom House Quay Ferry Terminal to Oban North Pier Ferry Terminal Wav

Drive  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Liverpool Airport (LPL) to Oban 322.4 miles

$65 - $100

Train to Manchester, fly to Glasgow, train  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool South Parkway to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Glasgow (GLA) MAN - GLA
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban

$101 - $345

Train to Manchester, fly to Edinburgh, train  •  9 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool South Parkway to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Edinburgh (EDI) MAN - EDI
  3. Take the train from Polmont to Oban

$96 - $254

Train to Birmingham, fly to Glasgow, train  •  9 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool South Parkway to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Glasgow (GLA) BHX - GLA
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban

$120 - $308

Train to Manchester, fly to Inverness, bus  •  9 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool South Parkway to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Inverness (INV) MAN - INV
  3. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station
  4. Take the bus from Fort William, Nevis Sport to Oban, Dolce Vita (Stafford Street junction)

$103 - $297

Train, train to East Midlands, fly to Glasgow  •  10 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool South Parkway to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Derby
  3. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Glasgow (GLA) EMA - GLA
  4. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban

$105 - $286

What companies run services between Liverpool Airport (LPL), England and Oban, Argyll and Bute, Scotland?

You can take a train from Liverpool Airport (LPL) to Oban via Garston, Liverpool South Parkway (Woolton Road), Liverpool South Parkway, Warrington Central, Warrington, Bus Interchange (Golden Square), Warrington, White Hart (White Hart PH), Warrington Bank Quay, Glasgow Central, and Glasgow Queen Street in around 8 h 21 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Liverpool Airport (LPL) to Oban via Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, and Buchanan Bus Station in around 10 h 1 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from East Midlands to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from East Midlands to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Manchester to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
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
$30 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $40
Train from Polmont to Oban
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Liverpool South Parkway to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Train from Liverpool South Parkway to Crewe
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $18
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Derby
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $18
Off-Peak Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Bus operators
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Liverpool Airport to Manchester
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $13
Schedules at
terravision.eu
Megabus UK
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
$23 - $35
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kirkdale, Bank Hall Station to Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 40)
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Preston, Lancashire to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
West Coast Motors
Phone
01586 552319
Email
enquiries@westcoastmotors.co.uk
Website
westcoastmotors.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Nevis Sport to Oban, Dolce Vita (Stafford Street junction)
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
westcoastmotors.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 Liverpool Airport (LPL) to Oban?

The distance between Liverpool Airport (LPL) and Oban is 381 km. The road distance is 516 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Liverpool Airport (LPL) to Oban?

The cheapest way to get from Liverpool Airport (LPL) to Oban is to drive which costs £45 - £75 and takes 5 h 34 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Liverpool Airport (LPL) to Oban?

The quickest way to get from Liverpool Airport (LPL) to Oban is to drive which takes 5 h 34 min and costs £45 - £75.

Is there a direct bus between Liverpool Airport (LPL) and Oban?

No, there is no direct bus from Liverpool Airport (LPL) to Oban. However, there are services departing from Liverpool Airport and arriving at Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3) via Shudehill Interchange and Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 1 min.

How long does it take to get from Liverpool Airport (LPL) to Oban?

It takes approximately 8 h 21 min to get from Liverpool Airport (LPL) to Oban, including transfers.