There are 11 ways to get from Oban to Belfast by bus, car ferry, train, car or plane

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, car ferry  •  9 h 32 min

  1. 976 / ...
  2. 923

$78 - $93

Cheapest option

Bus to Glasgow, fly to Dublin, bus  •  7 h 33 min

  1. GLA - DUB

$51 - $160

9 alternative options

Train, bus, car ferry  •  9 h 39 min

  1. 923

$88 - $102

Train, bus, car ferry via Ayr  •  10 h 3 min

  1. Sl

$97 - $108

Drive, car ferry  •  5 h 45 min

$77 - $93

Bus to Glasgow, fly to Belfast City  •  4 h 54 min

  1. GLA - BHD

$53 - $164

Bus to Glasgow, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove)  •  5 h 1 min

  1. GLA - BFS

$62 - $148

Train to Edinburgh, fly to Belfast City  •  6 h 42 min

  1. EDI - BHD

$78 - $222

Train to Edinburgh, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove)  •  6 h 55 min

  1. EDI - BFS

$92 - $196

Bus, bus to Inverness, fly to Belfast City  •  7 h 10 min

  1. INV - BHD

$69 - $205

Bus to Glasgow, fly to Derry, bus  •  7 h 26 min

  1. GLA - LDY

$67 - $151

What companies run services between Oban, Argyll and Bute, Scotland and Belfast, Northern Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Oban to Belfast. However, you can take the bus to Buchanan Bus Station, take the bus to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, take the walk to Cairnryan, then take the car ferry to Belfast. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Oban to Belfast via Glasgow Queen Street, Buchanan Bus Station, Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, and Cairnryan in around 9 h 39 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $160
Flights from Edinburgh to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $180
Flights from Inverness to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $220
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Flights from Edinburgh to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$16 - $150
Flights from Glasgow to Derry
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$25 - $140
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Glasgow to Derry
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
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 Oban to Dalmuir
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $35
Train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $17
Train from Oban to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $50
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
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
$22 - $30
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3) to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport)
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Dodds of Troon
Phone
01292 288100
Email
info@doddsoftroon.com
Website
doddsoftroon.com
Bus from Ayr Railway Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
doddsoftroon.com
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
$8 - $13
Schedules at
westcoastmotors.co.uk
National Express
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Bus from Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre to Belfast Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$17 - $25
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$41
Small Car
$173

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Oban and Belfast is 204 km.

The cheapest way to get from Oban to Belfast is to bus and fly which costs £35 - £120 and takes 7 h 33 min.

The quickest way to get from Oban to Belfast is to bus and fly which takes 4 h 54 min and costs £40 - £130.

It takes approximately 9 h 32 min to get from Oban to Belfast, including transfers.