There are 9 ways to get from Oban to Dublin by bus, car ferry, train, bus and ferry, 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.

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Bus, car ferry  •  13 h 16 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 Cairnryan, Stena Terminal 923
  3. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
  4. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to The Gresham Hotel

$98 - $120

Cheapest option

Bus to Glasgow, fly to Dublin  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3) to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport)
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Dublin (DUB) GLA - DUB

$40 - $150

7 alternative options

Train, bus, car ferry  •  14 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Oban to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal 923
  3. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
  4. Take the train from Belfast Central to Connolly

$126 - $161

Train, car ferry  •  14 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Oban to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Warrington Bank Quay
  3. Take the train from Chester to Holyhead
  4. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$224 - $364

Bus, bus and ferry  •  20 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3) to Buchanan Bus Station 976 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Manchester to Dublin 880

$58 - $77

Drive, car ferry  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Oban to Cairnryan
  2. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
  3. Drive from Belfast to Dublin

$99 - $127

Train to Edinburgh, fly to Dublin  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Oban to Haymarket
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Dublin (DUB) EDI - DUB

$66 - $188

Bus to Glasgow, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove), bus  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3) to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport)
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) GLA - BFS
  3. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to The Gresham Hotel

$77 - $169

Bus to Glasgow, fly to Belfast City, train  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3) to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport)
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Belfast City (BHD) GLA - BHD
  3. Take the train from Belfast Central to Connolly

$88 - $217

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Oban to Dublin is to bus and fly which costs £30 - £120 and takes 5 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oban to Dublin is to bus and fly which costs £30 - £120 and takes 5 h 54 min.

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The distance between Oban and Dublin is 216 miles.

It takes approximately 13 h 16 min to get from Oban to Dublin, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Oban station to Dublin. However, there are services departing from Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3) and arriving at Dublin via Glasgow and Manchester. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 15 min.

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

There is no direct connection from Oban to Dublin. However, you can take the bus to Buchanan Bus Station, take the bus to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, take the walk to Cairnryan, take the car ferry to Belfast, take the walk to York Street, take the train to Great Victoria Street, take the walk to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre, then take the bus to The Gresham Hotel. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Oban to Dublin via Glasgow Queen Street, Buchanan Bus Station, Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, Cairnryan, Belfast, York Street, Belfast Central Train Station, and Belfast Central in around 14 h 9 min.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$16 - $150
Flights from Edinburgh to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $200
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $160
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Hainan
Website
hainanairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $320
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
$27 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $35
Train from Oban to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Warrington Bank Quay
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$80 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $200
Train from Chester to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $75
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Chester to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
First Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
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 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $21
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
$19 - $28
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to The Gresham Hotel
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Glasgow to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
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
$40
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$40
Small Car
$169
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$46
Small Car
$156
Irish Ferries
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$38 - $43
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$38 - $43
car
$117
Passenger
$41

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