There are 8 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, carferry, train via Belfast, Europa Bus Centre  •  14 h 30 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 carferry from Cairnryan to Larne
  4. Take the train from Larne Harbour to Great Victoria Street 2
  5. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to The Gresham Hotel

$91 - $182

Cheapest option

Bus to Glasgow, fly to Dublin  •  5 h 50 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

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Bus, carferry, train  •  15 h 15 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 carferry from Cairnryan to Larne
  4. Take the train from Larne Harbour to Belfast Central Train Station 2
  5. Take the train from Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station to Connolly

$111 - $215

Train, bus, carferry  •  15 h 23 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 carferry from Cairnryan to Larne
  4. Take the train from Larne Harbour to Belfast Central Train Station 2
  5. Take the train from Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station to Connolly

$120 - $224

Bus, bus and ferry  •  20 h 45 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

$59 - $78

Drive, carferry  •  7 h 36 min

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

$99 - $127

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

$76 - $169

Train, bus to Edinburgh, fly to Dublin  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Oban to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  3. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Dublin (DUB) EDI - DUB

$60 - $183

Questions & Answers

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 45 min.

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The distance between Oban and Dublin is 216 miles.

The best way to get from Oban to Dublin without a car is to bus and carferry and train which takes 14 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 14 h 30 min to get from Oban to Dublin, including transfers.

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Oban to Dublin bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3).

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to Dublin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Oban to Dublin bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Dublin station.

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Loganair, Ryanair and Aer Lingus offer flights from Glasgow Airport to Dublin Airport.

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There are 1188+ hotels available in Dublin. Prices start at $102 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Oban to Dublin.
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  • Distance: 216.5 miles
  • Duration: 14 h 30 min

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 bus to Cairnryan, P & O Ferry Terminal, take the walk to Cairnryan, take the carferry to Larne, take the walk to Larne Harbour, 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 Buchanan Bus Station, Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, Cairnryan, P & O Ferry Terminal, Cairnryan, Larne, Larne Harbour, Belfast Central Train Station, and Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station in around 15 h 15 min.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 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
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
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Train from Larne Harbour to Great Victoria Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Train from Larne Harbour to Belfast Central Train Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
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
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
$21 - $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 - $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
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
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
$15 - $22
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Glasgow to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $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
P&O Ferries
Phone
01304 448866.
Website
poferries.com
Car ferry from Cairnryan to Larne
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $95
Schedules at
poferries.com
Passenger Standard
$40
Passenger Flexi
$66
Standard Car
$92
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
$170

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