There are 4 ways to get from Oban to Aviemore by bus, train or car

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Bus, train  •  5 h 9 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 Aviemore

$47 - $58

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Bus  •  5 h 18 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 Inverness, Bus Station 919 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Aviemore, Station (Railway Station) G10 / ...

$29 - $41

2 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Oban to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Perth
  3. Take the train from Perth to Aviemore

$55 - $83

Drive  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Oban to Aviemore 105.6 miles

$22 - $35

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No, there is no direct bus from Oban to Aviemore station. However, there are services departing from Oban, North Pier Car Park and arriving at Aviemore, Station (Railway Station) via Fort William, Bus Station and Inverness, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Oban to Aviemore. However, there are services departing from Oban and arriving at Aviemore via Glasgow Queen Street and Perth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 54 min.

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The distance between Oban and Aviemore is 83 miles. The road distance is 105.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Oban to Aviemore without a car is to bus and train which takes 5 h 9 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 9 min to get from Oban to Aviemore, including transfers.

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Oban to Aviemore bus services, operated by West Coast Motors, depart from Oban, North Pier Car Park station.

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

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The best way to get from Oban to Aviemore is to bus which takes 5 h 18 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 6 h 54 min.

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Oban to Aviemore bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Aviemore, Station (Railway Station).

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

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Map of how to get from Oban to Aviemore.
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  • Distance: 82.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 9 min

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

You can take a bus from Oban to Aviemore via Fort William, Bus Station and Inverness, Bus Station in around 5 h 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Oban to Aviemore via Glasgow Queen Street and Perth in around 6 h 54 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Perth to Aviemore
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $30
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 Perth
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $21
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Perth to Aviemore
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$19 - $29
1st Class
$35 - $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
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 27 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
westcoastmotors.co.uk
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Aviemore, Station (Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Shiel Buses
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21
Website
shielbuses.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Oban to Aviemore is 106 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 11 min to drive from Oban to Aviemore.

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