There are 4 ways to get from Oban to Arisaig by bus, train, ferry 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  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Oban, North Pier Car Park to Fort William, Bus Station 918
  2. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Arisaig, Post Office 500 / ...

$16 - $24

Cheapest option

Ferry  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Take the ferry from Oban North Pier Ferry Terminal to Armadale Ferry Terminal Wav
  2. Take the ferry from Armadale Ferry Terminal to Mallaig (CalMac) Ferry Terminal Cm18

$11 - $17

2 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Oban to Crianlarich
  2. Take the train from Crianlarich to Arisaig

$40 - $52

Drive  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Oban to Arisaig 80.1 miles

$17 - $25

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

You can take a bus from Oban to Arisaig via Fort William, Bus Station in around 3 h 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Oban to Arisaig via Crianlarich in around 5 h 7 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Oban to Crianlarich
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $17
Train from Crianlarich to Arisaig
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $35
Bus operators
West Coast Motors
Phone
01586 552319
Email
enquiries@westcoastmotors.co.uk
Website
westcoastmotors.co.uk
Bus from Oban, North Pier Car Park to Fort William, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
westcoastmotors.co.uk
National Express
Ferry operators
Paddle Steamer Waverley
Phone
+44 845 130 4647
Email
info@waverleyexcursions.co.uk
Website
waverleyexcursions.co.uk
Ferry from Oban North Pier Ferry Terminal to Armadale Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
waverleyexcursions.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Oban to Arisaig?

The distance between Oban and Arisaig is 60 km. The road distance is 128 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Oban to Arisaig?

The cheapest way to get from Oban to Arisaig is to ferry which costs £7 - £12 and takes 7 h 19 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Oban to Arisaig?

The quickest way to get from Oban to Arisaig is to drive which takes 1 h 44 min and costs £12 - £18.

Is there a direct train between Oban and Arisaig?

No, there is no direct train from Oban to Arisaig. However, there are services departing from Oban and arriving at Arisaig via Crianlarich. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 7 min.

Is there a direct bus between Oban and Arisaig?

No, there is no direct bus from Oban to Arisaig. However, there are services departing from Oban, North Pier Car Park and arriving at Arisaig, Post Office via Fort William, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 33 min.

How long does it take to get from Oban to Arisaig?

It takes approximately 3 h 33 min to get from Oban to Arisaig, including transfers.