There are 5 ways to get from Oban to Aberdeen by bus, train 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

Bus, train  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 1) to Perth, South Street (Mountain Supplies) 222 / ...
  2. Take the train from Perth to Aberdeen

$55 - $64

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 1) to Perth, South Street (Mountain Supplies) 222 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Perth, South Street (The Tavern) to Union Square Bus Station X7

$41 - $47

3 alternative options

Bus via Broxden, Park and Ride  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 1) to Perth, South Street (Mountain Supplies) 222 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Broxden, Park and Ride to Union Square Bus Station M9

$51 - $60

Train  •  6 h 15 min

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

$68 - $90

Drive  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Oban to Aberdeen 175.8 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Oban to Aberdeen is to bus which costs £30 - £36 and takes 6 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oban to Aberdeen is to drive which costs £28 - £45 and takes 3 h 26 min.

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The distance between Oban and Aberdeen is 138 miles. The road distance is 175.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 56 min to get from Oban to Aberdeen, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Oban station to Aberdeen station. However, there are services departing from Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 1) and arriving at Union Square Bus Station via Perth, Mill Street (Kinnoull Street) and Broxden, Park and Ride. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Oban to Aberdeen. However, there are services departing from Oban and arriving at Aberdeen via Glasgow Queen Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 15 min.

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

You can take a bus from Oban to Aberdeen via Perth, South Street (Mountain Supplies), Perth, Mill Street (Kinnoull Street), Broxden Park+Ride, and Broxden, Park and Ride in around 5 h 32 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Oban to Aberdeen via Glasgow Queen Street in around 6 h 15 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Perth to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $35
Train from Oban to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $35
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $55
Bus operators
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 1) to Perth, South Street (Mountain Supplies)
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
fisherstours.co.uk
Scottish Citylink
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Perth, South Street (The Tavern) to Union Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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