There are 10 ways to get from Nottingham to Oban by train, bus, 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 via Preston  •  9 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Preston
  3. Take the train from Preston to Glasgow Central
  4. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban

$152 - $288

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Nottingham Station Street to Glasgow National Express
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3) 976 / ...

$47 - $62

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Train CrossCountry  •  10 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Edinburgh
  3. Take the train from Edinburgh to Oban

$154 - $237

Train, bus  •  12 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Meadowhall
  2. Take the bus from Meadowhall Interchange to Buchanan Bus Station M20
  3. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3) 976 / ...

$66 - $117

Drive  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Nottingham to Oban 378.5 miles

$80 - $120

Fly East Midlands to Glasgow, bus  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Glasgow (GLA) EMA - GLA
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3)

$58 - $201

Fly East Midlands to Edinburgh, train  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Edinburgh (EDI) EMA - EDI
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Oban

$81 - $230

Train to Birmingham, fly to Glasgow, bus  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Glasgow (GLA) BHX - GLA
  3. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3)

$103 - $287

Train to Manchester, fly to Glasgow, bus  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Glasgow (GLA) MAN - GLA
  3. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3)

$106 - $358

Train to Birmingham, fly to Edinburgh, train  •  9 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Edinburgh (EDI) BHX - EDI
  3. Take the train from Haymarket to Oban

$126 - $336

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nottingham to Oban is to bus which costs £35 - £50 and takes 12 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nottingham to Oban is to fly and bus which costs £40 - £160 and takes 6 h 11 min.

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The distance between Nottingham and Oban is 297 miles. The road distance is 378.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 9 h 47 min to get from Nottingham to Oban, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nottingham station to Oban station. However, there are services departing from Nottingham Station Street and arriving at Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3) via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Nottingham to Oban. However, there are services departing from Nottingham and arriving at Oban via Manchester Piccadilly, Preston and Glasgow Queen Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 47 min.

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

You can take a train from Nottingham to Oban via Manchester Piccadilly, Preston, Glasgow Central, and Glasgow Queen Street in around 9 h 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nottingham to Oban via Glasgow and Buchanan Bus Station in around 12 h 26 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
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
Flights from East Midlands to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $300
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 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 Birmingham to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $240
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
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Nottingham to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$19 - $27
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Train from Nottingham to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Single
$18 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Single
$26 - $40
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Preston
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $11
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $19
Train from Preston to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$30 - $45
Off-Peak Day Single
$45 - $75
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $110
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Preston
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Nottingham to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Nottingham to Meadowhall
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
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
$27 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $35
Train from Edinburgh to Oban
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $50
Train from Haymarket to Oban
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Single
$100 - $160
Off-Peak Single
$110 - $170
Train from Nottingham to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$28 - $45
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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3)
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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