There are 9 ways to get from Nottingham to Oban by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  10 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Edinburgh
  3. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  4. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban

$155 - $251

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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 / ...

$48 - $63

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Train, bus  •  13 h 9 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 18 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 - $203

Train to Birmingham, fly to Glasgow, bus  •  7 h 20 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 - $289

Fly East Midlands to Edinburgh, bus, train  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Edinburgh (EDI) EMA - EDI
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban

$82 - $225

Train, train to Manchester, fly to Glasgow, bus  •  8 h 24 min

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

$99 - $355

Train to Birmingham, fly to Edinburgh, bus, train  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Edinburgh (EDI) BHX - EDI
  3. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station
  4. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban

$127 - $331

Questions & Answers

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 Sheffield, Edinburgh and Glasgow Queen Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 44 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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The best way to get from Nottingham to Oban without a car is to train which takes 10 h 44 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 10 h 44 min to get from Nottingham to Oban, including transfers.

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Nottingham to Oban bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Nottingham Station Street.

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Nottingham to Oban train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, depart from Nottingham station.

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The best way to get from Nottingham to Oban is to train which takes 10 h 44 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 12 h 26 min.

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The quickest flight from East Midlands Airport to Glasgow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Nottingham to Oban.
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  • Distance: 296.6 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 44 min

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

You can take a train from Nottingham to Oban via Sheffield, Edinburgh, and Glasgow Queen Street in around 10 h 44 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 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
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from East Midlands to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from East Midlands to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
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 55 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
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $270
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 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 Sheffield
Ave. Duration
49 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
Northern Rail
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
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Single
$100 - $170
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
$28 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$28 - $45
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $35
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Nottingham Station Street to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
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 2 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 - $28
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
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Nottingham to Oban train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Oban station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nottingham to Oban is 379 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 35 min to drive from Nottingham to Oban.

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Flybe offers flights from East Midlands Airport to Glasgow Airport.

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There are 273+ hotels available in Oban. Prices start at $88 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Nottingham to East Midlands Airport is to bus which takes 38 min and costs .

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