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There are 2 ways to get from Oban to Berneray by ferry or train

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Ferry  •  5h 47m

  1. Take the ferry from Oban Ferry Terminal to Lochboisdale South Uist Ferry Terminal Cm20 / ...

1 alternative option

Train, ferry  •  10h 19m

  1. Take the train from Oban to Crianlarich
  2. Take the train from Crianlarich to Mallaig
  3. Take the ferry from Mallaig to Lochboisdale South Uist Ferry Terminal 20A
Oban → Berneray
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The cheapest way to get from Oban to Berneray is to ferry which costs £35 - £50 and takes 5h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Oban to Berneray is to ferry which costs £35 - £50 and takes 5h 47m.

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The distance between Oban and Berneray is 111 miles.

The best way to get from Oban to Berneray without a car is to ferry which takes 5h 47m and costs £35 - £50.

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It takes approximately 5h 47m to get from Oban to Berneray, including transfers.

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There are three+ hotels available in Berneray. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Oban to Berneray.
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  • Distance: 111.5 miles
  • Duration: 5h 47m

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

Caledonian MacBrayne operates a ferry from Oban Ferry Terminal to Lochboisdale South Uist Ferry Terminal 6 times a week. Tickets cost £14 - £16 and the journey takes 5h 30m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Oban to Crianlarich
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£9 - £26
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£9 - £13
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£20 - £26
Train from Crianlarich to Mallaig
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£20 - £65
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£20 - £29
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£45 - £65
Ferry operators
Caledonian MacBrayne
Phone
+44 (0)1475 650 397
Email
enquiries@calmac.co.uk
Website
calmac.co.uk
Ferry from Oban Ferry Terminal to Lochboisdale South Uist Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£14 - £16
Website
Caledonian MacBrayne
Adult passenger
£14 - £16
Car
£75 - £90
Ferry from Mallaig to Lochboisdale South Uist Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£10 - £11
Website
Caledonian MacBrayne
Adult passenger
£10 - £11
Car
£50 - £60

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