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

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Bus Fishers Tours of Dundee  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 1) to Dundee City Centre, Forum Centre 222 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dundee City Centre, Bus Station to Union Square Bus Station M9 / ...

$49 - $60

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Bus, train  •  5 h

  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

$54 - $63

Train  •  6 h 24 min

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

$68 - $89

Bus via Buchanan Bus Station  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3) to Buchanan Bus Station 976 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Halbeath, Park & Ride X27 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride to Union Square Bus Station M92 / ...

$57 - $78

Drive  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Oban to Aberdeen 175.8 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

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 Dundee City Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 35 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 24 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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The best way to get from Oban to Aberdeen without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 35 min to get from Oban to Aberdeen, including transfers.

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Oban to Aberdeen bus services, operated by Fishers Tours of Dundee, arrive at Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 1).

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Oban to Aberdeen train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Oban station.

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The best way to get from Oban to Aberdeen is to bus which takes 4 h 35 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 6 h 24 min.

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Oban to Aberdeen bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Union Square Bus Station.

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Oban to Aberdeen train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Aberdeen station.

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Map of how to get from Oban to Aberdeen.
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  • Distance: 138.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 35 min

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

You can take a bus from Oban to Aberdeen via Dundee City Centre, Forum Centre and Dundee City Centre, Bus Station in around 4 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Oban to Aberdeen via Glasgow Queen Street in around 6 h 24 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
$27 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $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 Dundee City Centre, Forum Centre
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
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
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Dundee City Centre, Bus Station to Union Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3) to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Dundee City Centre, Bus Station to Union Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride to Union Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Stagecoach East Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Seagate Bus Station to Union Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Halbeath, Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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