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

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Oban, North Pier Car Park to Fort William, Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station Stance 2
  3. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station Stance 2 to Golspie, Dunrobin Station

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Oban, North Pier Car Park to Fort William, Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station Stance 2
  3. Take the train from Inverness to Dunrobin Castle

Train

  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 Inverness
  4. Take the train from Inverness to Dunrobin Castle

Drive

  1. Drive from Oban to Dunrobin Castle

Oban to Dunrobin Castle by bus and walk

The journey time between Oban and Dunrobin Castle is around 6h 8m and covers a distance of around 170 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 5m. The fastest journey normally takes 6h 8m. Operated by West Coast Motors, Scottish Citylink and Stagecoach Highlands, the Oban to Dunrobin Castle service departs from Oban, North Pier Car Park and arrives in Dunrobin Castle. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
5h 3m
Layover time:
1h 5m
Total time:
6h 8m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
6h 8m
Journey distance:
170 miles
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
£29
Carbon emissions:
33 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
09:30
Last service departs at:
09:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Oban to Dunrobin Castle bus and walk schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Oban to Dunrobin Castle is to drive which costs £24 - £40 and takes 3h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Oban to Dunrobin Castle is to drive which costs £24 - £40 and takes 3h 16m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Oban to Dunrobin Castle station. However, there are services departing from Oban, North Pier Car Park and arriving at Golspie, Dunrobin Station via Fort William, Bus Station and Inverness, Bus Station Stance 2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 16m.

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No, there is no direct train from Oban to Dunrobin Castle. However, there are services departing from Oban and arriving at Dunrobin Castle via Glasgow Queen Street, Perth and Inverness. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 21m.

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The distance between Oban and Dunrobin Castle is 123 miles. The road distance is 157.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Oban to Dunrobin Castle without a car is to bus which takes 7h 16m and costs £26 - £45.

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It takes approximately 7h 16m to get from Oban to Dunrobin Castle, including transfers.

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

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Oban to Dunrobin Castle train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Oban station.

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The best way to get from Oban to Dunrobin Castle is to bus which takes 7h 16m and costs £26 - £45. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £65 - £270 and takes 11h 21m.

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Map of how to get from Oban to Dunrobin Castle.
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  • Distance: 123.4 miles
  • Duration: 7h 16m

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

You can take a bus from Oban to Dunrobin Castle via Fort William, Bus Station, Inverness, Bus Station Stance 2, and Golspie, Dunrobin Station in around 7h 16m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Oban to Dunrobin Castle via Glasgow Queen Street, Perth, Inverness, and Dunrobin Castle in around 11h 21m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Inverness to Dunrobin Castle
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£18 - £55
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£18 - £26
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£40 - £55
Train from Oban to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£20 - £60
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£20 - £29
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£45 - £60
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Perth
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £40
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£13 - £19
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£30 - £40
Train from Perth to Inverness
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£24 - £75
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£24 - £35
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£55 - £75
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Perth to Inverness
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£15 - £110
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£15 - £22
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £65
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£70 - £110
Bus operators
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 Stance 2
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£13 - £19
Website
Scottish Citylink
Stagecoach Highlands
Phone
01856878014
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station Stance 3
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£11 - £15
Website
Stagecoach Highlands
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station Stance 2 to Golspie, Dunrobin Station
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
Stagecoach Highlands

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Oban to Dunrobin Castle bus services, operated by Stagecoach Highlands, arrive at Golspie, Dunrobin Station.

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Oban to Dunrobin Castle train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Dunrobin Castle station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Oban to Dunrobin Castle is 157 miles. It takes approximately 3h 16m to drive from Oban to Dunrobin Castle.

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